Quality Systems in Manufacturing

Quality Systems in Manufacturing
Tools and principles of quality in manufacturing systems based on the Six Sigma process. Basic tools, variation, loss function, cost of quality, SPC, DOE, and FMEA. Comprehensive project required.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSTAT 201; or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtWinter, Spring Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining MFG 340
Course Outcomes


Function effectively as a member or leader of a team


Understand how to communicate effectively to build relationship and to gain support and commitment of others


Asses the nature, types and impact of variation


Understand how to effectively define, measure, analyze, improve and control quality

Regulatory Standards

Understand the reason for, and impact of, national and international regulatory standards and certifications

System Improvement

Understand and implement system improvement concepts (lean, TOC, etc.)

Communication Tools

Use modern tools of communication such as charts, graphs, media, and other visual aids