Course Title: Variation and Change

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Variation and Change

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MANU1358

City Campus

Postgraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010

MANU2116

Stansfield College

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 4 09,
Offsh 1 10

Course Coordinator: Allan McLay

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99254416

Course Coordinator Email: allan.mclay@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 56-3-81


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course students investigate the statistics of variations with particular reference to the methods and techniques used in Statistical Quality Control. It includes the most commonly used types of Control Charts, Process Capability Studies and the factorial approach to the Design of Experiments.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Following this course you will be able to apply statistical process control and design of experiments to a manufacturing or business process.



Overview of Learning Activities

A class based subject with tutorials and computer laboratory sessions.


Overview of Learning Resources

A detailed study guide is provided to assist learning and provide insights into key concepts. It provides detailed references to the prescribed text.
Prescribed Text:
Montgomery, D.C. (1996) Introduction to Statistical Quality Control, Wiley


Overview of Assessment

There are two major assignments and a unit test: