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Quality and reliability ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Brian Jenney

Clayton First semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to the principles and practices of total quality management and relevant international standards. Statistical methodology for process capability, process control, acceptance sampling and reliability design. Reliability definitions, failure probability density and hazard functions. Weibull and Hastings distributions. Capital equipment lifecycle costing and replacement planning. Applications of personal computer software in quality management, reliability and replacement.

Assessment: Class tests and assignments: 30% + Examination (2 hours): 70% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit

Contact Hours: One x 2hour lecture/week, one x 1hour tutorial/week

Prerequisites: BUS9520, BUS9530

Prohibitions: BUS4510