Accession Number:

ADA413139

Title:

Statistical Process Control: An Application in Aircraft Maintenance Management

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis Jun 2002-Mar 2003

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

Maintenance management at the 135th Airlift Wing, Maryland Air National Guard desires a visualization tool for their maintenance performance metrics. Currently they monitor their metrics via an electronic spreadsheet. They desire a tool that presents the performance information in a graphical manner. This thesis effort focuses on the development of a visualization tool utilizing two of the seven tools offered by Statistical Process Control SPC. This research demonstrates the application of p-charts and Pareto diagrams in the aircraft maintenance arena. P-charts are used for displaying mission capable MC rates and flying scheduling effectiveness FSE rates. Pareto diagrams are then used to highlight which aircraft subsystems are affecting those two performance indicators.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE