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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET)

EMET 350 Quality Control, Inspection, and Design (3) Fundamentals of quality including statistics, probability, and design of experiments.

EMET 350 Quality Control, Inspection, and Design (3)

The purpose of EMET 350 is to familiarize students with the use of statistical methods to measure, describe, and control the quality of products and processes. This will be done by teaching students the statistical and probabilistic methods that are applied to quality monitoring and quality control; the typical methods used to monitor, describe, and control quality; and the accepted methods for designing effective statistical experiments to characterize quality.

Specific topics that will be covered include:
� Basic statistical concepts, measures, and tools
� Basic concepts of continuous and discrete probability, probability distributions, populations, and samples
� Standard sampling methods
� Data presentation tools, including histograms, frequency charts, stem-leaf plots, Pareto charts, etc.
� Control charting tools and methods as applied to both variables and attributes, including x-bar/R charts, x-bar/s charts, median/R charts, trend charts, charts of non-conforinities or nonconforming items, etc.
� Standard measures of process capability
� Acceptance sampling techniques, methods, and tools
� Concepts of gage control
� Methods and tools for design of statistical experiments

The course will also introduce students to standard computer tools for statistical and quality control computations.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2004

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.