Team exercise to illustrate ANOM calculations

Steve Simon

2007-02-28

Categories: Blog post Tags: Analysis of means

I am in charge of a workshop for the American Society for Andrology for their 32nd Annual Conference in Tampa Florida. This society holds a laboratory workshop every year, and this year, it is being split into two workshops:

I will be teaching the afternoon workshop along with Dr. Steven Schrader. Some brief details about both classes are on the web:

I am developing some material for this class, including a team exercise. Some additional material will come from

though I will shorten this section and add material about Analysis of Means (ANOM). Some preliminary weblog entries about ANOM are

I want to use some published examples of control charts, and some possible journal articles that I might want to review include

I want to review the Xbar and S charts, and some simple formulas for these charts can be found at

I'll be putting all of this material together in the next couple of days.

A table of constants for the XBAR-S charts

n A3 B3 B4 2 2.659 0 3.267 3 1.954 0 2.568 4 1.628 0 2.266 5 1.427 0 2.089 6 1.287 0.030 1.970 7 1.182 0.118 1.882 8 1.099 0.185 1.815 9 1.032 0.239 1.761 10 0.975 0.284 1.716 11 0.927 0.321 1.679 12 0.886 0.354 1.646 13 0.850 0.382 1.618 14 0.817 0.406 1.594 15 0.789 0.428 1.572 16 0.763 0.448 1.552 17 0.739 0.466 1.534 18 0.718 0.482 1.518 19 0.698 0.497 1.503 20 0.680 0.510 1.490 21 0.663 0.523 1.477 22 0.647 0.534 1.466 23 0.633 0.545 1.455 24 0.619 0.555 1.455 25 0.606 0.565 1.435

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