# Control Charts with R

• Emilio L. Cano
• Javier M. Moguerza
• Mariano Prieto Corcoba
Chapter
Part of the Use R! book series (USE R)

## Abstract

Control charts constitute a basic tool in statistical process control. This chapter develops the fundamentals of the most commonly applied control charts. Although the general basic ideas of control charts are common, two main different classes are to be considered: control charts for variables, where continuous characteristics are monitored; and control charts for attributes, where discrete variables are monitored. In addition, as a special type of control charts, time weighed charts are also outlined in the chapter. Finally, to guide users in the practice of control charts, a selection of the available ISO standards is provided.

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## Authors and Affiliations

• Emilio L. Cano
• 1
• 2
• Javier M. Moguerza
• 1
• Mariano Prieto Corcoba
• 3
1. 1.Department of Computer Science and StatisticsRey Juan Carlos UniversityMadridSpain
2. 2.Statistics Area, DHEPThe University of Castilla-La ManchaCiudad RealSpain