Quality Principles

QAL231

Basic introduction to the concepts of continual process improvement, the Deming management philosophy, statistical process control (SPC), and other process improvement philosophies. Focus placed on the practical application of management philosophies and use of SPC as a problem-solving tool. Spring Only.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
MTH180

Non-Destructive Testing I

QAL237

Introduction to the principles and applications of non-destructive testing. Course work covers the theories and practices in liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, ultrasonic, and radiographic testing methods.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

NDT Quality Assurance

QAL301

Introduction to advanced theories and practices in ultrasonic and radiographic testing methods. Emphasis on development of non-destructive testing procedures and the interpretation of code specifications and standards of test results. Course work includes research into other non destructive testing methods and the study of advanced techniques and practical applications of these methods.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
QAL237

Advanced Ultrasonic Testing of Materials

QAL302

Principles and applications of ultrasonic inspection techniques. Technique requirements will be specified in selected codes, standards, and job specifications. Development of testing techniques, procedures, and instrumentation will be emphasized.

4 Credits: 3 Lecture, 3 Lab

Advanced Radiographic Testing of Materials

QAL303

Principles and applications of radiographic inspection techniques. Technique requirements specified in selected codes, standards, and job specifications. Development of testing techniques, procedures, and instrumentation will be emphasized.

4 Credits: 3 Lecture, 3 Lab