Quality Control: Developments, Methods and Applications

José A. Orosa (Editor)
University of A Coruña, Department of Energy, Spain

Series: Medical Procedures, Testing and Technology
BISAC: TEC009000

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Quality control is defined as a set of activities or techniques whose purpose is to ensure that all quality requirements are being met. In scientific areas quality control for an analytical laboratory is essential to ensure good comparability of data in applications like insulin administration decision and transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease. In engineering, statistical process control is one of the most important tools employed to monitor a production process over time in applications like wind farms maintenance and to control indoor environments. All these points of view were treated in depth in this book. This book aims to be an updated link between applications of quality control and its developments to serve as a guide for responsible person of process control and researchers in these areas. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Section 1: Quality control in science

Chapter 1: Review on Quality Control in Science
(Werickson Fortunato de Carvalho Rocha, Raque Nogueira, Boniek Gontijo Vaz, Carlos Henrique de Vasconcelos Fidelis and Wanderson Romão(National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO), Directorate of Industrial and Scientific Metrology, Division of Chemical Metrology, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil and others)

Chapter 2: Going through back to the future in quality control of Chinese herbal medicines
(Pei-shan Xie, Shao-ping Li, Guangdong Union Biochemical Development Co. Ltd, China and others)

Chapter 3: Quality control for point of care blood glucose meters
(Dawn Corl, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle WA, USA)

Chapter 4: Prevention of transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease by irradiation: technical aspect of irradiation and quality control
(Evamberto Garcia de Góes,Patricia Nicolucci,Institute of Mathematics, Statistic and Physics, Federal University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, RS, Brazil and Dimas Tadeu Covas, Center for Cell-Based Therapy of the Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil)

Chapter 5: Automated quality control of pharmaceuticals by sequential injection analysis coupled to spectrophotometric detection
(Paraskevas D. Tzanavaras, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)

Section 2: Quality control in engineering

Chapter 6: A Review of Statistical Process Control and Engineering Process Control
(Stelios Psarakis, Athens University of Economics and Business. Department of Statistics)

Chapter 7: Research On Applications Of Quality Control To Marine Engineering
(Ángel M. Costa, José A. Orosa and Enrique J. García-Bustelo
Universidade da Coruña, Departamento de Enerxía e P. M.)

Chapter 8: Review of maintenance –based quality control techniques applied to wind farms
(Ángel M. Costa, José A. Orosa and Enrique J. García-Bustelo
Universidade da Coruña, Departamento de Enerxía e P. M.)

Chapter 9: Quality control as a new method to control wind power production
(Ángel M. Costa, José A. Orosa and Enrique J. García-Bustelo,
Universidade da Coruña, Departamento de Enerxía e P. M.)

Chapter 10: Quality control in indoor environments
(José A. Orosa, Ángel M. Costa and Enrique J. García-Bustelo,
Universidade da Coruña, Departamento de Enerxía e P. M.)

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