This course examines the principles and methods of quality assurance including measurement, control, improvement, and management, focusing on applications in the manufacturing field. It introduces basic definitions; statistics; quality policy and objectives; manuals and procedures; concept of variation; inspection and sampling techniques; metrology process control; methods; and the elements of reliability and reviews current TQM and ISO 9000 standards.
School of Engineering and Computing
Mechanical Engineering Technology (MEC)
3 hours of lecture per week