University of Technology Sydney

42143 Statistical Process Control

2cp; 5hpw x 8wks, online
Recommended studies:

Industrial Engineering, Design of Production Systems, Industrial Automation


This subject provides students a solid basis on statistical process control as a crucial set of tools, techniques and approaches for quality management and continuous improvement in industrial enterprises. The subject has been designed with the industry input of Thales and begins by offering an aerial view over process control as cornerstone of quality management systems and continuous improvement, then delving into the specific elements of statistical process control and charts. Students, upon being introduced to the major pieces of the quality management and control puzzle, focus on a thorough understanding over the main characteristics and tool of SPC. Particular attention is given to an appropriate selection of control charts, sampling size, techniques, and process capability. The learning experience is complemented with industry-relevant examples, case studies and project activities.

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