Course syllabus 270653_IDP - Quality Management Techniques in Automotive Production (FME - WS 2019/2020)Help

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit code: 270653_IDP
Course unit title: Quality Management Techniques in Automotive Production
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 5
Recommended semester/trimester: Manufacturing Systems and Quality Management (in english language) - master (optional), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
During semester, the student draws up 1 project. The sum of points for the project is 20 points. To pass it one must score at least 10 points. The examination consisting of written and oral parts is awarded a maximum of 30 points. To pass the examination one must score at least 18 points. Student will get the credits for the subject if she/he completes the project and examination successfully.

Evaluation is done as follows: A 46-50 points; B 41-45 points; C 37-40 points; D 32-36 points; E 31-28 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student aquires knowledge of planning and improving the quality of products and processes in the automotive industry. He/she understands the modern systematic approaches to planning and improving of product's quality. He/she can demonstrate the systematic procedure of quality planning and identify the methods suitable for planning and improving the quality. He/she can apply selected methods of quality planning and improving, explain the results arising from applying of methods and suggest the proper measures.
Course contents:
The present development in quality management. Methods of planning and improving the quality applied in ISO and the branch standard approaches. Seven basic and "modern" tool of quality planning and their application in automotive industry.
2. Benchmarking. Quality function deployment (QFD). Network diagrams and their application in quality management.
3. Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) and its application in automotive production. Fault tree analysis. Root cause analysis. Design review.
4. Statistical thinking.
5. Statistical methods in quality management. Modeling process quality in automotive industry.
6. Statistical process control (SPC). Control charts for variables.
7. Statistical process control (SPC). Control charts for attributes.
8. Measuring process capability.
9. Measuring performance capability.
10. Taguchi loss function and its application.
11. Process design and improvement with designed experiments.
12. Selected issues of Six Sigma strategy application.
Recommended or required reading:
CARLSON, C. Effective FMEAs: Achieving Safe, Reliable, and Economical Products and Processes using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012.
KELLER, P. PYZDEK, T. The Six Sigma Handbook. New York: The McGraw Hill Companies, Inc., 2010.
MONTGOMERY, D.C.: Introduction to Statistical Quality Control. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009.
TAGUCHI, G. Taguchi on Robust Technology Development. New York: ASME, 1993.

Language of instruction: english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 9

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Marcela Pokusová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 3. 7. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Marcela Pokusová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 07/03/2019.

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