DE6305 – Quality and Reliability

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Module code
DE6305
Module title
Quality and Reliability
Prescription
To apply the principles of quality, reliability and asset management to mechanical engineering processes, production and manufactured products.
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Explain and discuss NZ and international quality standards to develop and manage a quality system.
2.Apply principles of quality and reliability management and associated tools to appraise and manage a system or process.
3.Apply principles of asset management and associated tools to appraise and manage a system or process.
Content
Process control charts, and process capability studies
Statistics as applied to quality, reliability and asset management
Quality improvement team methods
NZ and international standards related to quality, reliability and asset management (e.g. ISO9000, ISO14000, 6 sigma, Lean management techniques etc)
System reliability analysis for components in series, parallel and complex combinations
Hazard and failure rate analysis
Condition monitoring
Computerised systems for management and analysis of quality, reliability and asset management
Assessment Criteria
Assignment20
Project40
Project40