A Modified Single Sampling Plan for the Inspection of Attribute Quality Characteristics

  • Received : 2015.08.20
  • Accepted : 2016.02.15
  • Published : 2016.03.30


In this manuscript, a modified single sampling plan is proposed for the inspection of products in which the nonconforming items can be classified in to two categories namely critical and non-critical; and explained with the help of industrial example. The operating procedure of this plan is also proposed and the performance measures such as the probability of acceptance, average sample number, average total inspection and average out going quality are also derived. The optimal parameters are determined which will have minimum sample size. The efficiency of the proposed plan is also discussed over the conventional single sampling plan. The extensive tables for selecting a modified single sampling plan based on AQL and LQL are provided for both Binomial and Poisson distributions and explained with the help of industrial data.


Critical Defects;Non-Critical Defects;Lot Sentencing;Acceptable Quality Level;Limiting Quality Level;Average Sample Number;Average Total Inspection


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