OS3302 Quality Assurance and Reliability

This course is a technical treatment of a contractor's quality assurance program with attention to Sampling Inspection, Statistical Process Control and Reliability. Topics include attribute and variables sampling plans, MILSTD/ANSI/ASQC and sequential sampling plans, quality control chart development and utilization, and manufacturing process capability estimation. Process management analytical tools are introduced using Minitab Quality Control software applications. Structure and implementation of quality assurance programs and quality improvement measures are discussed. Fundamentals of reliability modeling, life testing, reliability growth, estimation and assessment are presented. Time and failure censored life-testing methods for Exponential and Weibull reliability models and Bayesian reliability estimation techniques are introduced. Best Management Practices and Program Managers Workstation are reviewed.


A previous course in probability and statistics

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