QLTY06003 2013 QUALITY AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 1

General Details

Full Title
QUALITY AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 1
Transcript Title
Quality and Production Tech 1
Code
QLTY06003
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QLTY - Quality
Department
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Paul Curran
Programme Membership
SG_EQUAL_E06 201300 Certificate in Quality Assurance SG_EQUAL_E06 201600 Level 6 Special Purpose Award in Quality Assurance SG_EMANU_B07 201700 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering SG_EMECH_B07 201700 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Mechatronics Systems Engineering SG_EMSYS_B07 201900 Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronic Systems
Description

This module is intended as an introductory course in Quality and Production Management and is complementary to Quality and Production Techniques 2.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Describe the production system and its various functions

2.

Explain the roles, tasks and functions of production and quality management within the manufacturing environment.

3.

Demonstrate the importance of quality within the manufacturing environment.

4.

Use simple quality tools to analyse data.

Indicative Syllabus

 

Introduction:  Setting the scene. The concept of Input-Output diagrams to explain the role of the production system in a total organisational context.

The Production Environment:  The production Environment and the Different Functional Areas. The role of production and quality management.

The Importance of Quality for Service and Product Organisations:  Defining quality and its contribution to the success of an organisation. The quality revolution. Introduction to assessment standards - ISO9000, Baldrige Award etc.

Introduction to Quality Tools:  Introduction to basic quality tools - histograms, check sheets and graphs, Scatter Diagrams, Fishbone diagrams, Run Charts, Pareto Analysis, Quality Function Deployment charts.

Job Design and Work Measurement:  Physical and behavioural considerations in Job Design, work methods and Work Measurement and standards. Workplace design and ergonomics.

Process Analysis:  Types of Processes, Process Flowcharting and measuring process performance

 

Indicative Projects

  • Layouts
  • Control Charts

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
30 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
70 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 30 % End of Term 1,2,3,4
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 70 % End of Term 1,2,3,4
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Theory 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Lecture Theatre Tutorial 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Tutorial Not Specified Tutorial 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Authors

Title

Publishers

Year

Reid & Sanders

Operations Management : An Integrated Approach

Wiley

2013

Chase, Aquilano and Jacobs

Operations Management for Competitive Advantage

McGraw Hill

 

2010

 

 

 

 

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None