RAMT 246: Quality Assurance Standards and Methods

Credits 3
This course is a lecture course that will introduce the student to the concept of statistical analysis and quality assurance as applied to the manufacturing and maintenance environment. Through lecture, discussion, case studies from industry, and exercises, the student will gain a basic understanding on how data is collected, analyzed, and used in the day-to-day operations of a modern facility for process improvement, defect/waste elimination, and risk/hazard assessment. The course will also explore the following Lean Manufacturing and Maintenance Management tools and their application: Kaizen, Six Sigma, 5S, 5 Why, Root Cause Analysis, and Wrench Time Studies. (S)