Course detail

Testing and Quality Control

FAST-BI053Acad. year: 2018/2019

EU and the Czech Republic legislation in terms of product responsibility, the accreditation system in the Czech Republic and EU regulatory basis of the accreditation proces, the Ministry of Transport requirements for building materials, products and construction, seven Basic Tools of Quality, Standards for management systems; Definition of basic concepts concerning management systems; General principles of management systems, quality management in civil engineering production, quality control possibilities and building produce quality guarantee regarding to building produce specification, requirements for test laboratories, statistical Methods in Civil Engineering, assurance of test results quality, the estimation of uncertainty in quantitative testing, proficiency testing programs, design of Experiments (DOE), assessment of production process capability, statistical control, statistical sampling and inspection and test plans, news and interests of construction quality control.

Department

Institute of Building Testing (SZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aims to acquaint students with:
- an overview of EU and the Czech Republic legislation in terms of product responsibility,
- the Ministry of Transport requirements for building materials, products and constructions,
- simple Quality Management Tools,
- quality management systems of civil engineering production,
- statistical quality control methods, evaluation, assessment and interpretation of test results.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge about building testing methods, basic knowledge in description statistics, basic overview of certified controlling systems in building production.

Co-requisites

They are not

Recommended optional programme components

They are not

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, presentations,LMS Moodle, seminar work.
Students in the education block exercises follow the lecture in which they apply their knowledge to real case studies from practice.
During the work process gradually semester seminar paper at the end of the semester advocate.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit: Completion of at least 12 exercises, 50 min points of seminar work
Exam: Defence seminar work

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

They are not

Course curriculum

Introduction, organization and completion of the course, EU and the Czech Republic legislation in terms of product responsibility, the accreditation system in the Czech Republic and EU regulatory basis of the accreditation proces.
The Ministry of Transport requirements for building materials, products and construction.
Seven Basic Tools of Quality.
Standards for management systems; Definition of basic concepts concerning management systems; General principles of management systems I, II.
Quality management in civil engineering production, quality control possibilities and building produce quality guarantee regarding to building produce specification.
Requirements for test laboratories.
Statistical Methods in Civil Engineering, assurance of test results quality.
The estimation of uncertainty in quantitative testing, proficiency testing programs.
Design of Experiments (DOE), assessment of production process capability, statistical control, statistical sampling and inspection and test plans.
News and interests of construction quality control.

Aims

Abilities and know–how in the field of controlling, measuring, monitoring, analysing and improving of processes and products in building companies conditions and requirements on accredited building testing laboratories competency.
Subject is conceived as correspond to harmonized scheme of EFQM educating and make the possibility for students to obtain basic skills and knowledge for inner quality auditor grade or quality control consultant.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Introduction, organization and completion of the course, EU and the Czech Republic legislation in terms of product responsibility, the accreditation system in the Czech Republic and EU regulatory basis of the accreditation proces.
The Ministry of Transport requirements for building materials, products and construction.
Seven Basic Tools of Quality.
Standards for management systems; Definition of basic concepts concerning management systems; General principles of management systems I, II.
Quality management in civil engineering production, quality control possibilities and building produce quality guarantee regarding to building produce specification.
Requirements for test laboratories.
Statistical Methods in Civil Engineering, assurance of test results quality.
The estimation of uncertainty in quantitative testing, proficiency testing programs.
Design of Experiments (DOE), assessment of production process capability, statistical control, statistical sampling and inspection and test plans.
News and interests of construction quality control.

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Entering seminar work
2. - 3. Selected simple tools of quality management
4. - 5. Risk assessment and hazard
6. - 7. Quality assurance test results
8. Design Of Experiment (DOE) and Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
9. Test methods and their validation
10. Presentation of seminar works
11. Credit