MG2202 Quality Control, extended course 9.0 credits

Kvalitet, större kurs

The course provides knowledge in both classical and modern quality tools, techniques and management philosophies to enable engineers/managers to transform any organization into effective organization.

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Statistics for engineers
  • Experimental design
  • Quality concepts and quality principles
  • Quality costs
  • Quality and customer experience
  • Leadership and human resource development for quality
  • Quality strategies
  • Quality standards and tools
  • Reliability technology
  • Statistical process control and capability

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • explain and reflect on the basic principles of statistics and solve simple statistics problems
  • explain and reflect on the basic principles of quality technique and quality control systems
  • based on the basic principles solve simple quality related technical problems.
  • by means of quality control tools formulate and solve questions related to quality control systems
  • solve advanced quality related technical problems
  • evaluate complex questions related to quality control systems and present a reasonable analysis

Course Disposition

The course provides knowledge in both classical and modern quality tools, techniques and management philosophies to enable engineers/managers to transform an organization to become effective.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

MG1016/MG1026 Manufacturing Technology, MG1024 Production
or the equivalent, and English B

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Recommended course literature:

1. Managing Quality (2007), Barrie G. Dale, Ton van Der Wiele and Jos van Iwaarden, Fifth edition, ISBN-9781405142793. Can be downloaded as e-book from KTHB.

2. ISO 9001:2008 for Small Businesses, Ray Tricker, 4th Edition. Can be downloaded as e-book from KTHB.

3. Quality from Customer Needs to Customer Satisfaction (2004), Bo Bergman and Bengt Klefsjö, Studentlitteratur, ISBN10:9144041667, ISBN13:9789144041667

4. Miller and Freund's Probability and Statistics for Engineers (Paperback), 2008 Johnson, Richard A., (ISBN 0321694988)

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL2 - Assignments, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • INL3 - Assignments, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN2 - Examination, 4.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Daniel Tesfamariam Semere

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Farazee Asif, asif@iip.kth.se

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

Limited number of participants. Open for international exchange students subject to vacancies.