Production Systems II
7.5 ECTS credits
The course focuses on production systems control, quality and improvement. Leadership and organization aspects of quality and reliability are treated in terms of TQM (Total Quality Management) and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance). Also treated are models for quality improvement and operations development along with methods to control and ensure quality in a company's whole product development process such as SPC (Statistical Process Control) and FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis). In the segment lean production, there is a specialisation primarily in value stream mapping. Instruction is in the form of lectures, study visits, seminars and case studies.
Progressive specialisation: G1F (has less than 60 credits in first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: Production Systems I, 15 ECTS cr or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Engineering: Industrial Engineering and Management (studied during year 4)
- Engineering: Industrial Engineering and Management-Mechanical Engineering (studied during year 4)
- Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, spec. in Materials Engineering (studied during year 4)
- Study Programme in Mechanical Engineering (studied during year 3)