This course presents the basic concepts and practical applications of quality assurance in manufacturing. Studies the components of a measurement system and the use of common measurement equipment. An introduction to probability and statistics precedes the study of statistical process control. Covers quality concepts and quality systems, inspection of parts using engineering drawing specifications, as well as a variety of statistical techniques, including: control charts for variables, control charts for attributes, Pareto diagrams, and process capability studies. Two lecture hours/two lab hours weekly.