Course syllabus SMMK1 - Statistical Methods for Quality Management I (ŠAVŠ - WS 2016/2017)

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Course title: Statistical Methods for Quality Management I
Semester: WS 2016/2017
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Eva Jarošová, CSc.
Supervising department: Department of Logistics, Quality and Automotive Technology (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: not Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (3 credits)
Course objective:
The aim is to make students acquainted with basic statistical tools used in quality control.
Course methods: Lectures and seminars once in a fortnight. Project with assigned data on the theme of statistical process control and process capability analysis. The order of themes may be different in the combined form of study, see learning support in the information system. Midterm test in the combined form within 2. tutorial.
Course content:
1.Basic tools. Pareto analysis. (allowance 2/2)
a.Classification and summarization of categorical variables.
b.Considering importance of causes by means of scores
c.Pareto principle

2.Statistical process control. (allowance 2/2)
a.Principles of statistical process control. Types of control.
b.Control by variables. Control chart for average and range. Chart for individuals and moving ranges.
c.Properties of control charts.

3.Process capability. (allowance 2/2)
a.Inherent and allowable variation.
b.Well known capability indices.
c.Verification of assumptions.

4.Midterm test.
Statistical process control
(allowance 2/2)
a.Midterm test (Pareto analysis, control charts, capability indices).
b.Control by attributes. Chart for number nonconforming. Chart for fraction nonconforming.
c.Chart for nonconformities. Chart for nonconformities per item.

5.Acceptance sampling (allowance 2/2)
a.Principles of acceptance sampling. Types of sampling.
b.Properties of acceptance plans, operating characteristic.
c.Process steps of acceptance sampling by attributes.

Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student will be able to:
-will be able to explain the basis of statistical process control, choose a suitable type of the Shewhart chart for a given case, apply the chart and interpret the results
-will be able to express the quality level of a process by means of capability indices
-will be able to choose and apply a single attribute acceptance sampling plan
-will be able to identify the most important causes of problems through the Pareto chart

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures10 h0 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials10 h8 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h5 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation15 h15 h
     Ongoing evaluation15 h18 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work14 h16 h
     Preparation for final test20 h22 h
Total84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Term paper20 %20 %
Mid-term test(s)30 %30 %
Final test50 %50 %
Total100 %100 %
Course completion:
Evaluation will cover the following items:
project (20%), midterm test (30%), and final test (50%).

100-90 - excellent
89 -80 - very good
79 -70 - good
less then 70 - failed
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Individul consultations on students request.
Reading list:
Language of instruction: Czech
JAROŠOVÁ, E. Statistické metody řízení jakosti pro kombinovanou formu studia. 1. vyd. Mladá Boleslav: Škoda Auto a. s., 2011. ISBN 978-80-87042-37-3.

Language of instruction: Czech
ČSN ISO 8258.: Shewhartovy regulační diagramy. Praha,: 1993. 35 p.
ČSN ISO 2859-1/2000.: Statistické přejímky srovnáváním - cást 1: Přejímací plány AQL pro kontrolu každé dávky v sérii. Praha: Český normalizační institut, 2000. 90 p.
JAROŠOVÁ, E. -- NOSKIEVIČOVÁ, D. Pokročilejší metody statistické regulace procesu. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2015. ISBN 978-80-247-5355-3.

Study plans:
B-EM-BAO Business Administration and Operations, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2013/2014
B-EM-BAO Business Administration and Operations, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2013/2014
Run in the period of: WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, WS 2015/2016, WS 2014/2015   (and older)
Course tutor: doc. Ing. Eva Jarošová, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Zuzana Hejhalová on 10/06/2016.

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