ME 401 COURSE PROFILE
DEGREE PROGRAM:
Mechanical Engineering
COURSE NUMBER: ME 401  COURSE TITLE: Statistical Quality Control and Design 
REQUIRED COURSE OR ELECTIVE COURSE: Elective  TERMS OFFERED: Winter 
TEXTBOOK / REQUIRED MATERIAL: Statistical Quality Design and Control by DeVor, Chang and Sutherland  PRE / COREQUISITES: senior or graduate standing. II (3 credits) 
COGNIZANT FACULTY: J. Hu 
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BULLETIN DESCRIPTION:
Evolution of quality methods. Fundamentals of statistics. Process behavior over time. Concept of statistical process control (SPC). Design and interpretation of control charts. Process capability study. Tolerance. Measurement system analysis. Correlation. Regression analysis. Independent ttest and paired ttest. Design and analysis of twolevel factorial experiments. Fractional factorial experiments. Response model building. Taguchi methods. Case studies.


COURSE STRUCTURE/SCHEDULE: Lecture: 2 days per week at 1.5 hours 
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