Covers the use of Statistical Process Control (SPC) in manufacturing to achieve optimum product quality at lowest cost. Development of statistical charts and their interpretation related to process improvement are integral parts of the course. Also covers formulas pertaining to various charts, gage R & R, Cp, and Cpk.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
- Introduction to Manufacturing Tools and Methods.
- History of SPC
- Basic Concepts
- Quality Inspection versus Detection Systems
- Internal / External Customers
- Control Plans / Process
- Data Collection and Analysis
- Control Charts
- Construction of Charts
- Process Sheets
- Problem Solving
- Process / Machine Capability
- Continuous Improvement
- Describe the practical use for Statistical Process Control and related tools and methods required in manufacturing processes.
- Describe how to relate and apply gaging, data collection, and problem solving techniques in a manufacturing environment.
- Interpret Statistical Process Control Charts in a manufacturing environment.*
- Evaluate the problem-solving techniques used and the tools and methods required in a manufacturing environment.*
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Student Interview and Portfolio Review