Quality Assurance and Reliability (2182003)   Old Code : 182003

3 + 0 + 0
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
Theory Marks
0 + 0 + 0
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem

Concept of quality in engineering products is explored in this subject. Various aspects of quality such as quality management, statistical quality control, system reliability, etc. will be taught to students.
Course Outcome
After learning the course the students should be able to:
1. Made aware about the significance of Quality and hierarchy of Quality Management: Inspection & Test, Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Total Quality Management.
2. Get acquainted with the concepts of Quality Assurance in detail, including Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9000 series of quality standard and its objectives.
3. Learn to use several Quality Improvement Tools like Histogram, charts, Brain Storming exercise, Cause & Effect Diagram & Pareto Diagram. They would also get idea about the concept of Quality Circles and their functioning. In addition they would get an introduction about taguchi and six sigma.
4. Know about elements of probability and concept of reliability engineering including failure data analysis.

Active Learning
Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos, animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.