Statistical Process Control in Manufacturing / SPC


An introductory course covering topics relating to the usage of SPC in a manufacturing environment.

Topics covers in this class include:
  • SPC definition and theory
  • Understanding normal distribution
  • Causes of Variation
  • Description of common SPC applications
  • X bar and R charts
  • Attribute charts and their interpretation
  • Causes of out-of-control conditions

Course Outcomes:
  • Understand statistical process control in the manufacturing environment
  • Identify instances of practical application for SPC and understand how to apply SPC to your processes
  • Learn the necessary skills to develop and maintain SPC on a day to day basis
  • Identify out of control instances and take the appropriate steps to minimize instances of non-conforming products
  • Increase awareness of the importance of employee’s role in keeping a process under control
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Course: CEQU 114-00
Term: 1413
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 20349
Instructor(s): Thomas Benedict
Location: Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC Rm TBD, 622 Godfrey SW, GR MI 49503
Dates: Feb. 18, 2021 (Thu., 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 6.0 Contact Hours
Seats Remaining: 10
Required Fees: Price