ECTSQuality Control and Metrology

Quality Control and Metrology (MFGE577) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Quality Control and Metrology MFGE577 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses Taken From Other Departments
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Cemal Merih Şengönül
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The subject of this course aims at equipping the students with a strong foundation in metrology and quality control concepts and skills so that they can perform the job of an inspector and help the industries to produce quality products.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will learn the concept of quality and its control
  • Students will have thorough understanding of the principle of the accurate and precise measurement techniques, concept of variability in measurement.
Course Content Elementary metrology, linear-angular and comparative measurement, instruments and gauges for testing straightness, flatness, squareness, parallelism, limits, fits and gauges, inspection, quality function in industry, fundamentals of statistical concept in quality control, control charts in SQC, sampling inspection, operation characteristics (OC) cu

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Chapter 1: ELEMENTAL METROLOGY: Definition of metrology, Objective of metrology, Precision and accuracy, Accuracy and cost, Sources of errors, Concept of Repeatability, Sensitivity, Readibility and Reliability.
2 Chapter 2: LINEAR MEASUREMENT: Introduction, Vernier Calipers - reading the vernier scale, Vernier micrometers (Description of various parts and their specification), Vernier Height Gauges, Depth gauges, Slip Gauges
3 Chapter 3: ANGULAR MEASUREMENT: Introduction, Vernier and optical Bevel protractor, Sine Principle and Sine Bars, Optical Instruments for angular measurement, Angle Gauges, Calibration of angle gauges
4 Chapter 4: COMPARATIVE MEASUREMENT: Comparators, Characteristics of Comparators, Uses of Comparators, Classification of Comparators, Advantages and disadvantages of mechanical, optical, electrical and pneumatic comparators, Working Principle of optical and pneumatic comparators
5 Chapter 5: INSTRUMENTS AND GAUGES FOR TESTING STRAIGHTNESS, FLATNESS, SQUARENESS, PARALLELISM: Definition of straightness, flatness of surface, parallelism, Testing of straightness, flatness and parallelism, Measurement of circularity
6 Chapter 6: LIMITS, FIT AND GAUGES: Introduction, Concept of Tolerances, Interchangeability, Terms associated with an assembly - basic size, normal size, limits, deviation and zero line, Methods of limit systems - hole basis and shaft basis.
7 Chapter 7: INSPECTION: Introduction and Definition of Inspection, Principle of Inspection, Inspection Stages, Floor Inspection - advantages and disadvantages.
8 Chapter 8: QUALITY FUNCTION IN INDUSTRY: Concept of Quality, Quality of design, conformance and performance, Concept of reliability and maintainability, Factors affecting quality, Quality circles - basic concept, purpose and functioning
9 Chapter 9: FUNDAMENTALS OF STATISTICAL CONCEPT IN QUALITY CONTROL : Types of variations, Types of quality characteristics: variable, attribute and variable treated as attribute, Terminology used in frequency distribution, Graphical presentation of frequency distribution (Histogram, Frequency Bar Chart, Frequency Polygon), Normal distribution Curve - Description and its construction.
10 Chapter 10: CONTROL CHARTS IN S.Q.C.: Introduction to X-R Chart, Steps required to construct X-R Chart, Analysis of X and R Chart, Concept of process capability, Control Charts for percent defective (p-chart), Application of p-chart, Introduction of c-chart, Construction of c-chart and its analysis.
11 Chapter 10: CONTROL CHARTS IN S.Q.C.: Introduction to X-R Chart, Steps required to construct X-R Chart, Analysis of X and R Chart, Concept of process capability, Control Charts for percent defective (p-chart), Application of p-chart, Introduction of c-chart, Construction of c-chart and its analysis.
12 Chapter 11: SAMPLING INSPECTION: Purpose of sampling inspection, Procedure of sampling inspection, Different types of sampling inspection, Advantages and Disadvantages of sampling, Application of sampling plan, Single sampling, Double sampling and Sequential sampling plan
13 Chapter 11: SAMPLING INSPECTION: Purpose of sampling inspection, Procedure of sampling inspection, Different types of sampling inspection, Advantages and Disadvantages of sampling, Application of sampling plan, Single sampling, Double sampling and Sequential sampling plan
14 Chapter 12: OPERATION CHARACTERISTICS (OC) CURVE: Definition and explanation of an OC Curve, Different parameter of OC Curves -(Producer's risk, consumer's risk, Acceptance Quality Level (AQL) etc, Zone of acceptance, rejection and indecision, Relationship between the parameters of OC-Curves.
15 Final Examination Period
16 Final Examination Period

Sources

Course Book 1. Engineering Metrology, Khanna Publishers. R.K. Jain.
Other Sources 2. Quality Control, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Ltd. TTTI Madras
3. Industrial Organisation, Khanna Publishers, T.R. Banga

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 7 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Gains the ability to understand and apply knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and basic sciences at the level of expertise.
2 Gains the ability to access wide and deep knowledge in the field of Engineering by doing scientific research with current techniques and methods, evaluate, interpret and implement the gained knowledge.
3 Being aware of the latest developments his/her field of study, defines problems, formulates and develops new and/or original ideas and methods in solutions.
4 Designs and applies theoretical, experimental, and model-based research, analyzes and interprets the results obtained at the level of expertise.
5 Gains the ability to use the applications, techniques, modern tools and equipment in his/her field of study at the level of expertise.
6 Designs, executes and finalizes an original work process independently.
7 Can work in interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams, lead teams, use the information of different disciplines together and develop solution approaches.
8 Pays regard to scientific, social and ethical values in all professional activities and acquires responsibility consciousness at the level of expertise.
9 Contributes to the literature by communicating the processes and results of his/her academic studies in written form or orally in national and international academic environments, communicates effectively with communities and scientific staff working in the field of specialization.
10 Gains the skill of lifelong learning at the level of expertise.
11 Communicates verbally and in written form using a foreign language at least at the European Language Portfolio B2 General Level.
12 Recognizes the social, environmental, health, safety, legal aspects of engineering applications, as well as project management and business life practices, being aware of the limitations they place on engineering applications.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Laboratory
Application 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 5 80
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 4 12 48
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 8 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 191