ARET1165 Vision Systems for QA/SPC

In this course students will learn how to perform quality control as applied to packaging machines. Students will learn up to date methods using Vision System technology, and how to apply Statistical Process Control. The basic principles of machinery operation will also be discussed. Students will complete a statistical process control chart based on their machine set-up. Included are workbooks and lab exercises providing a background on packaging machines where quality control is used.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Apply PC/camera Vision System as outlined in workbook and labs
Complete wrapping workbook
Complete form fill seal workbook
Set up intermittent motion machine
Troubleshoot intermittent motion machine
Outline weighing techniques
Troubleshoot checkweigher
Complete weighing workbook
Calibrate electronic scales
Identify fillers
Describe types of data
Construct histogram
Complete SPC projects

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3