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Course Number:
MT 108
Course Title:
Statistics for Process Control
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Covers Statistical Process Control (SPC), including plotting and interpreting charts and dealing with disposition situations. Develops understanding of what is meant by common statistical quantities such as mean, median, mode, standard deviation, skew, and also understanding of how common distributions represent real populations. Integrates practice performing computer calculation of these structures and their application to SPC. Prerequisites: MT 106 or MTH 58 or MTH 60, or any course for which MTH 58 or MTH 60 is a prerequisite, or equivalent placement, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 or equivalent placement. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

- Use Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts to determine if a process is in control and to disposition affected products and equipment
- Apply common statistical structures used in quality control
- Determine if data and statistical values are likely part of an expected population

Course Activities and Design

Course activities will include a variety of learning activities, such as: instructor delivered lectures, demonstrations, and/or student discussions stressing key topics in the course. In preparation for the lecture portion of the course, students will be expected to complete all reading and problem/question homework assignments.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment of student performance in this course will consist of written examinations. Assessment may also include oral presentations, written reports, and other class projects.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

SPC
Process control
Spec limits
Control limits
Average/mean
Median
Mode
Standard deviation
Histogram
Probability
Distributions
Normal