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Quality Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Quality Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020
Module code: MTM.QUA
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
3V+1U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work, oral examination 15 min.

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

E714 (P211-0257) Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005 , semester 7, optional course
MTM.QUA Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020 , optional course
MST.QUA Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , optional course
MST.QUA Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 45 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel

[updated 30.01.2019]
Learning outcomes:
Students of electrical engineering will learn the basics, concepts, strategies and methods of quality management. After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the structure of quality assurance systems, the definition and determination of key figure systems, the meaning and objectives of quality and its realization. They will be able to apply aspects, possibilities and methods of quality management in processes and company procedures. They will be able to deal with the questions and objectives of quality management in companies.

[updated 01.10.2020]
Module content:
- Quality management:
Structure of quality management systems
Standards and directive (DIN ISO 9000 ff. VDA 6)
- Quality manual
Definition of quality
Product quality and liability
- Quality management methods
FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)
QFD (Quality Function Development)
DOE (Design of Experience)
SPC (Statistical Process Control)
Test planning
- Quality of business processes
- Quality organization
- Quality control loops

[updated 01.10.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, transparencies, blackboard, PC, projector

[updated 01.10.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Pfeifer, Tilo: Vorlesung Qualitätsmanagement, RWTH Aachen

[updated 12.03.2010]
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