ORI 370 ORI 370. Statistical Methods in Manufacturing. 3 Hours.
Contemporary concepts and methods for statistical quality design and control will be presented. These include: descriptive statistics, behavior of process over time, design and interpretation of control charts, process capability studies, measurement system analysis, correlation and regression analysis, design and analysis of two level factorial experiments, design and analysis of two level fractional factorial experiments, response surface methodology, and Taguchi approach to robust design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Mechanical Engineering 379M (Topic: Stat Methods in Manufacturing) and Operations Research and Industrial Engineering 370 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For engineering majors, Mechanical Engineering 318M with a grade of at least C-, Mechanical Engineering 335 or the equivalent; for others, upper-division standing and written consent of instructor.