QUALITY CONTROL METHODS AND MANAGEMENT

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΙΚΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΟΡΓΑΝΩΣΗ ΕΛΕΓΧΟΥ ΠΟΙΟΤΗΤΑΣ / QUALITY CONTROL METHODS AND MANAGEMENT
Code223
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGeorgios Tagaras
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000320

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 151
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Courses belonging to the other845
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the other845
Industrial ManagementCompulsory Courses belonging to the selected specialization845

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20053200
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
A very good knoledge of probability theory and statistics is very desirable and useful.
Learning Outcomes
The course presents systematically the modern methods of quality assurance placing special emphasis on the techiques of Statistical Quality Control (SQC). After the completion of the course the students should be able to handle and solve problems related to control and assurance of quality of products and processes by means of scientifically rigorous quantitative methods.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction: brief history of quality methodology, quality management, quality costs, methods for quality improvement. Acceptance sampling: lot-by-lot acceptance sampling for attributes, single, double and multiple sampling plans, statistical and economic design. Statistical Process Control: capability analysis, control charts for attributes and variables, statistical and economic design. Quality Improvement with Statistical Experiments: using designed experiments in quality improvement. Taguchi methods. Planning, organising and developing quality systems for industry.
Keywords
Quality, statistical methods
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Announcements and general information about the course are available at eClass.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures652.2
Total652.2
Student Assessment
Description
The final grade M is a combination of the grades in the final written examination (T), the midterm examination (Π) and the project/homework (E) as follows: • If either Τ < 4,5 or (Τ+Π)/2 < 4, then the final grade is Μ = (0,8)Τ. • In every other case the final grade is Μ = max {(0,6)Τ + (0,3)Π + (0,2)Ε, (0,8)T}.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Επίλυση ασκήσεων-προβλημάτων (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ταγαράς, Γ.Ν. "Στατιστικός Έλεγχος Ποιότητας", εκδ. Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2001. 2. Λογοθέτης, Ν. "Μάνατζμεντ Ολικής Ποιότητας", εκδ. Interbooks, Αθήνα, 2005. 3. Παπαργύρης, Α.Δ. και Παπαργύρης, Δ.Α. "Ποιοτικός έλεγχος παραγωγής", εκδ. Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2010.
Additional bibliography for study
Montgomery, D.C. "Introduction to Statistical Quality Control", Wiley, 2012.
Last Update
26-07-2013