MTT-150: Statistical Process Control (SPC) In Manufacturing

Department
Machine Tool-Do Not Use
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Machine Tool Technology
Course Number
150
Course Title
Statistical Process Control (SPC) In Manufacturing
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Catalog Course Description

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

Core Course Topics
  1. Introduction to Manufacturing Tools and Methods.
  2. History of SPC
  3. Implementation
  4. Benefits
  5. Basic Concepts
  6. Variation
  7. Quality Inspection versus Detection Systems
  8. Internal / External Customers
  9. Control Plans / Process
  10. Gaging
  11. Data Collection and Analysis
  12. Control Charts
  13. Construction of Charts
  14. Process Sheets
  15. Problem Solving
  16. Process / Machine Capability
  17. Continuous Improvement
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Describe the practical use for Statistical Process Control and related tools and methods required in manufacturing processes.
  2. Describe how to relate and apply gaging, data collection, and problem solving techniques in a manufacturing environment.
  3. Interpret Statistical Process Control Charts in a manufacturing environment.*
  4. Evaluate the problem-solving techniques used and the tools and methods required in a manufacturing environment.*

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Student Interview and Portfolio Review

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Summer 2014
ILT Approval Date
02/14/2014
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
04/14/2014