Publication date: 04/12/2021

Control Chart Types

The most common control charts are available in Control Chart Builder and in the platforms in the Analyze > Quality and Process > Control Chart menu. Use Control Chart Builder as your first choice to easily and quickly generate charts. JMP automatically chooses the appropriate chart type based on the data. Table 3.3 through Table 3.7 summarize the different control chart types.

Table 3.3 Variable Charts Without Grouping (X) Variable or Nonsummarized Data

Chart Types

Control Chart Builder Options

Points > Statistic

Limits > Sigma

Individual

Individual

Moving Range

Moving Range on Individual

Moving Range

Moving Range

Individual (limits computed on median moving range)

Individual

Median Moving Range

Median Moving Range on Individual

Moving Range

Median Moving Range

Levey Jennings

Individual

Levey Jennings

Table 3.4 Variable Charts with Grouping (X) Variables or Summarized Data

Chart Types

Control Chart Builder Options

Points > Statistic

Limits > Sigma

XBar (limits computed on range)

Average

Range

XBar (limits computed on standard deviation)

Average

Standard Deviation

R

Range

Range

S

Standard Deviation

Standard Deviation

Levey Jennings

Average

Levey Jennings or overall Standard Deviation

Table 3.5 Presummarize Charts

Chart Types

Control Chart Builder Options

Points > Statistic

Limits > Sigma

Individual on Group Means

Average

Moving Range

Individual on Group Means (limits computed on median moving range)

Average

Median Moving Range

Individual on Group Std Devs

Standard Deviation

Moving Range

Individual on Group Std Devs (limits computed on median moving range)

Standard Deviation

Median Moving Range

Moving Range on Group Means

Moving Range on Means

Moving Range

Median Moving Range on Group Means

Moving Range on Mean

Median Moving Range

Moving Range on Group Std Devs

Moving Range on Std Dev

Moving Range

Median Moving Range on Group Std Devs

Moving Range on Std Dev

Median Moving Range

Table 3.6 Attribute Charts

Chart Types

Control Chart Builder Options

Points > Statistic

Limits > Sigma

P chart

Proportion

Binomial

NP chart

Count

Binomial

C chart

Count

Poisson

U chart

Proportion

Poisson

Table 3.7 Rare Event Charts

Chart Types

Control Chart Builder Options

Points > Statistic

Limits > Sigma

G chart

Count

Negative Binomial

T chart

Count

Weibull

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