This is commonly referred to as Statistical Quality Control or simply Quality Control (QC). It is intended to introduce students to statistical tools used in monitoring quality of manufactured products or services. It has wide applications in Pharmaceuticals, traffic control, garbage collection, management, and health service among many others.
The course is sub-divided into Concepts of Quality, Statistical Process Control, and Control Charts for Variables, Control Charts for Attributes, Cumulative Sum and Weighted Average Control Charts and Acceptance Sampling.
Expected Learning Outcomes
By end of the course, the student should be able to:
- Describe, measure or quantify quality;
- Utilize statistical tools in the monitoring of process quality;
- Utilize statistical tools in monitoring quality of raw materials and industrial end products;
- Recognize that at the centre of quality is the true need of humans.