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AOQLAverage Outgoing Quality Level
AOQLAverage Outgoing Quality Limit
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The AOQL is defined as the worst average quality that the consumer will receive in the end, when defective items are replaced by non-defective items.
Squeglia has extensively updated his work for this edition, which describes the attribute sampling plans, non-statistical sampling plants, relations of c=0 plans to ANSI Z1,4 plans, estimation of potential savings, why constant sample sizes are not used, use of the c=0 plans table, taking the sample, comments of the AOQL, background information, adjustments form other standards, sampling plan switching and guidelines, operating characteristic curves and values, and small lot supplement.
Using the sampling plan outlined by Duncan[2], we determined numerically the AOQL to be 0.