Technological process control
FEKT-NRTPAcad. year: 2015/2016
Technical aspects of technological processes management related to process control, optimisation and improvement. Systematic procedures, methods and tools related to industrial and transaction process control.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledes related to process control and optimisation, presentation skills and temwork problems solving.
The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Pyzdek,T. The Six Sigma Handbook. The McGraw-Hill Companies 2001. ISBN 0-07-141015-5
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Student’s appraisal-examination: excellent (90-100 points), very good (80-89 points), good (70-79 points), favourable (60-69 points), satisfactory (50-59 points), unsatisfactory (0-49 points). Points allocation according the written notification at the course beginning.
Language of instruction
Process control introduction
Metrology and quality of measured data
Operational process control
Process control procedures and methods
Statistical methods and tools for decision making and process control.
Process variability, sources of process variability and statistical process control.
Proces stability evaluation and assurance
Process capability evaluation
Design of experiment techniques (DOE)
Economical aspects of process management and lean thinking
Development of students qualification related to the study area
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.