2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado
The student should have previous knowledge of probabilities and statistics.
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.
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.
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.
Vanessa Sofia Melo Magalhães
Resolution Problems: 25.0%
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.