Practical Acceptance Sampling: A Hands-On Guide, Second Edition is a hands-on introduction to the inspection of products and services for quality assurance using statistically-based sampling plans. 

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Why choose Practical Acceptance Sampling?

A hands-on approach to acceptance sampling.
  • A good balance between theory and practice
  • Plenty of real-world examples and hands-on exercises
  • Affordable and globally available paperback and Kindle editions
  • Written by author of top-selling Data Mining Book for Business Analytics

Praise for the Book

For those who want to discover the variety of sampling plans at their disposal, this book will be a great resource. I have been using a single-stage sampling plan by attributes for years, and now I see that it is not always the best tool to use.
I should add that it is a college textbook first, before being a practitioner's guide. But it explains the concepts simply and clearly, and it refers to the calculators at (very easy to use).

Good text for those writing test plans. Very straight forward and practical in its presentation. It has been very beneficial in doing my quality engineering work

News & Announcements

  • Indian edition now available Practical Acceptance Sampling: A Hands-On Guide [2nd Edition] is now also printed in India!  The Indian edition can be purchased from, with short shipping times and low ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2014, 8:21 PM by Boaz Shmueli
  • 1000th Copy Sold In August we sold the 1000th copy of a Practical Analytics title.The Practical Analytics series includes Practical Time Series Forecasting: A Hands-On Guide, Practical Acceptance Sampling: A Hands ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2012, 2:14 AM by Boaz Shmueli
  • Kindle Edition Available in India Good news for Indian residents: Amazon just opened the India Kindle store. Millions of e-books, including Practical Acceptance Sampling, are available for purchase using Rupees (INR).
    Posted Aug 22, 2012, 8:31 AM by Boaz Shmueli
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