NPTEL: Quality Design and Control

The objective of the course is to introduce basic concepts and statistical methods employed for assurance of quality in products, processes and systems in an industrial environment (manufacturing and service organizations), such as Management and Control of Quality and Quality System, Statistical Process Control, Process Capability Analysis, Acceptance Sampling, Process Capability Analysis, Design for Reliability, Robust Design and Taguchi Method for Quality Improvement.

Such a comprehensive course is required to be offered by Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing/Production Engineering and related departments at undergraduate level and by Management/Business schools at the postgraduate level in any renowned university or educational institute in India and abroad. It is essential that the students studying in these disciplines at UG and PG levels should enroll themselves in this course.


Week 1: History and Evolution of Quality Control and Management

Week 2: Management of Quality-I

Week 3: Management of Quality-II

Week 4: Statistical Process Control-I

Week 5: Statistical Process Control-II

Week 6: Process Capability Analysis

Week 7: Acceptance Sampling-I

Week 8: Acceptance Sampling-II

Week 9: Design for Reliability-I

Week 10: Design for Reliability-II

Week 11: Quality by Experimental Design

Week 12: Robust Design and Taguchi Method

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Subject Engineering
Provider NPTEL
Language English
Calendar 12 weeks long

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