MG6041 – Quality and Reliability

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Module code
MG6041
Module title
Quality and Reliability
Prescription
To enable students to apply the principles of quality, reliability and asset management to mechanical engineering processes, production and manufactured products.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Explain and discuss New Zealand 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 and systems related to quality, reliability and asset management (eg 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.