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Quality Methods (BEng Manufacturing Technology Module)

Aims

To provide the learner with a broad knowledge of modern quality management methods, standards and techniques used in manufacturing. Having successfully completed this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Construct quality control charts, process- and tolerance based.
  2. Design AQL sampling plans for incoming and final inspection.
  3. Perform a quality audit on a procedure, using ISO9000 guidelines.
  4. Apply Quality problem-solving techniques such as Fishbone diagrams to typical industrial problems.
  5. Be able to design a simple experiment to determine process parameters.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements to take this module, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements outlined on the relevant course pages.

Examinations

Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module. Students not registered on the Degree receive an LIT Subject Certificate on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.

Qualification

Students not registered on the Degree will receive an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.

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