Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Handbook 151: NIST/SEMATECH e-Handbook of Statistical Methods



N. Alan Heckert, James J. Filliben, C M. Croarkin, B Hembree, William F. Guthrie, P Tobias, J Prinz


The URL is This is a web based guide to statistical methods for engineering. It involves case studies with interactive software for analysis.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) -


calibration, design principles, experimental design, exploratory data analysis, process control, production process characterization, reliability, stability, uncertainty


Heckert, N. , Filliben, J. , Croarkin, C. , Hembree, B. , Guthrie, W. , Tobias, P. and Prinz, J. (2002), Handbook 151: NIST/SEMATECH e-Handbook of Statistical Methods, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 20, 2024)


If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact

Created October 31, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021