Quality Management

Year
1
Academic year
2020-2021
Code
02007262
Subject Area
Engenharia
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Other Languages of Instruction
English
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
Duration
SEMESTRIAL
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Elective
Level
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado

Recommended Prerequisites

The student should have previous knowledge of probabilities and statistics.

Teaching Methods

Theoretical presentation of the course subjects using slides and videos. Resolution of problems using the quality tools. The problems will be solved by groups of students, thus promoting a discussion of different approaches to solve the proposed problems.

 

Learning Outcomes

The Quality is one of the main factors taken into account by customers when deciding which product or service should be acquired. Thus the understanding of the quality concepts and how to measure and control the quality is vital for the success of any business.

After this course the student should be able to: understand and discuss the concept of quality in what concerns it application in engineering; use the tools available to measure and control the quality of a product/service during it development/project and production stage; be able to understand and develop the main documents required to implement a formal quality system.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

1. Definition and concept of quality and it importance in engineering;

2. Quality costs;

3. Quality Function Deployment (QFD);

4. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA);

5. Statistical Quality Control (inspection and control charts);

6. The ISO 9000 standards and formal quality systems.

Head Lecturer(s)

Aldora Gabriela Gomes Fernandes

Assessment Methods

Assessment
Resolution Problems: 25.0%
Exam: 75.0%

Bibliography

J.M. Magalhães e C. Silva, Gestão da Qualidade (Apontamentos da disciplina), DEM (Texto Principal).

A.V. Feigenbaum, Total Quality Control, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill

J.M. Juran e F. M. Gryna Jr., Quality Planning and Analysis, Mc Graw Hill

Duret, D. E Pillet, M., Qualidade na produção: da ISO 9000 ao Seis Sigma, Lidel.