What is 'assignable cause' πŸ§‘β€πŸ”§

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Any identifiable factor which causes variation in a process outside the predicted limits, thereby altering quality.

It is usually unique, however large enough to produce strong disturbances in the process.

It is an event that occurs once or occasionally, but at irregular periods.

Assignable cause is one of the two types of variation a control chart is designed to identify.

Assignable Causes are causes that can be identified and that should be discovered and eliminated, for example, a machine failure due to wear of a part, a very noticeable change in quality plastic, etc.

These causes the process to not work as desired and therefore it is necessary to eliminate the cause, and return the process to correct operation.

Non-Assignable or Common Cause Variation: Common causes are the inputs and conditions of the process that contribute to the usual variation of each day in the process (natural and random variation inherent to the process).

They are part of the process and contribute to the variation of the output since they themselves also vary.

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Assignable cause

What are the causes of assignable variations...

The sources of assignable variation can usually be identified (assigned to a specific cause) leading to their elimination. Tool wear, equipment that needs adjustment, defective materials, or operator error are typical sources of assignable variation.

What is an assignable cause on a control chart...

On a control chart, an assignable cause is signaled by points beyond the control limits or nonrandom patterns within the control limits. An assignable cause is a source of variation that is intermittent, not predictable.

What is an assignable cause in research...

An assignable cause is a source of variation that is intermittent, not predictable. It is sometimes called "special cause" variation. On a control chart, an assignable cause is signaled by points beyond the control limits or nonrandom patterns within the control limits. Assignable cause.

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