MFG 133 : Quality Assurance

Transcript title

Quality Assurance



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Lab hours



instructor approval.

Recommended preparation

MFG 100.


An introductory quality control course that includes precision and semi-precision measuring, digital measuring tool operations, measuring practice using digital gauges, micrometers, depth gauge and height gauge measuring tools. The course also includes an introduction to statistical process control and pneumatic gauging topics.

Learning outcomes

1. Student will use semi-precision tools to make basic measurements.
2. Student will use digital tools to make precision measurements.
3. Student will use a sine bar and precision gage blocks to setup and measure work within .0001” accuracy.
4. Student will use a surface plate and digital height gage to perform work piece measurements.
5. Student will create and follow part measuring documentation when measuring work.
6. Student will use MIL-spec procedures and methods to perform an outside micrometer caliper tool calibration.
7. Student will setup and capture electronic digital measurement data on a personal computer.
8. Student will setup and perform semi-automatic measurement using a modular gauge to within .001” accuracy.
9. Student will create inspection reports which reflect part inspection results.
10. Student will use dimensional gauging tools to collect Statistical Process Control data.
11. Student will interpret and use Statistical Process Control charts.
12. Student will utilize Statistical Process Control to problem solve a manufacturing process.

Content outline

• Basic measurements
• Semi-precision measuring tools
• Precision measuring tools
• Introduction to SPC
• Control chart analysis and problem solving
• Locational and orientation tolerances
• Introduction to digital tools
• Sine bar and precision gage block setups
• Surface plate measurements
• Optical Comparator measurements
• CMM measurement
• Part measuring and documentation
• Precision tool calibration using MIL-spec procedures
• Measurement data capture
• Modular gauging techniques
• Creating inspection reports

Required materials

Requires textbook and special gear, see syllabus for details.

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