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ES382 Quality Techniques

  • Module code: ES382
  • Module name: Quality Techniques
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to enable participants to understand how organizations manage and improve products and processes to generate value for customers and contribute to organizational performance goals. In particular it focuses on how organizations clarify customer requirements, design and develop products and processes which deliver those requirements reliably over time and minimise risk, waste, variation and cost.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion participants will be able to: • Communicate the principles and practice of customer focus and the concept of value. • Assess levels of variability and waste within a process. • Evaluate risk and assess reliability in complex engineering situations. • Quantify the impact of these issues on organizational performance. • Apply appropriate combinations of tools to improve customer value and organizational performance. • Interpret the outputs of analyses to determine critical causes of poor performance, and present the data effectively to drive action.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lectures: 20 x 1hour 20 hours Examples class 2 hour Lab sessions: 3 x 3 hours 9 hours Seminar 3 hours 3 hours TOTAL 34 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year3/es382

Other essential notes

Advice and feedback hours are available for answering questions on the lecture material, theory and lab exercises. Course and Exam must both be passed

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES382-15)
C (Assessed/examined work) Group Assignment 20%
  Individual Assignment 30%
  Peer Review of Group Assignment 0%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year) visiting 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • BEng Automotive Engineering (H330) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H331) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Year in Research (H333) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Year in Research (H333) - Year 4
  • BEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H339) - Year 4
  • BEng Systems Engineering (HH36) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH37) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Year in Research (HH39) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Year in Research (HH39) - Year 4
  • MEng Systems Engineering (HH63) - Year 3
  • MEng Systems Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH64) - Year 3
  • MEng Systems Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH64) - Year 4
  • MEng Systems Engineering with Year in Research (HH65) - Year 3
  • MEng Systems Engineering with Year in Research (HH65) - Year 4
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH73) - Year 3
  • BEng Engineering Business Management (HN12) - Year 3
Optional Core
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H332) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H332) - Year 4
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH38) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH38) - Year 4
Optional
  • BEng Engineering (H106) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering (H107) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 4
  • BSc Engineering (H112) - Year 3