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  Quality control - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In engineering and manufacturing, quality control and quality engineering are involved in developing systems to ensure products or services are designed and produced to meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations.
Though terms like 'quality engineering' and 'quality assurance' are relatively new, the ideas have existed just as long as the very art of tool manufacture.
It comprises a quality improvement process, which is generic in the sense it can be applied to any of these activities and it establishes a behaviour pattern, which supports the achievement of quality.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quality_engineering   (1622 words)

 Quality control -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Though terms like 'quality engineering' and 'quality assurance' are relatively new, the ideas have existed just as long as the very art of (An implement used in the practice of a vocation) tool (The organized action of making of goods and services for sale) manufacture.
The first (The branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges) civil engineering projects, however, needed to be built to (A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work) specifications.
During the 1980’s, the concept of “company quality” with the focus on (The act of managing something) management and ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively) people came to the fore.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/q/qu/quality_control.htm   (1876 words)

 Quality engineering
Quality Assurance/Control has been around for many years, although the phrase Quality Assurance is a relatively new title, and has become well known over the last few decades in line with the developments in manufacturing and construction.
These full time inspectors were the real beginning of inspection quality control, and this was the beginning the large inspection organizations of the 1920’s and 30’s, which were separately organised from production and big enough to be headed by superintendents.
Total Quality Control is the most necessary inspection controls of all, but despite all of the statistical quality control techniques, or the quality improvements implemented, sales decrease.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/q/qu/quality_engineering.html   (1752 words)

 Quality engineering Article, Qualityengineering Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
It comprises a quality improvement process, which is generic in the sense it can be applied to any of these activities and itestablishes a behaviour pattern, which supports the achievement of quality.
Total Quality Control is the most necessary inspection controls of all, but despite all of the statistical quality controltechniques, or the quality improvements implemented, sales decrease.
Though terms like 'quality engineering' and 'quality assurance' are relatively new, the ideas have existed just as long as thevery art of tool manufacture.
www.anoca.org /control/inspection/quality_engineering.html   (1415 words)

 Engineering technicians
Engineering technicians use the principles and theories of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems in research and development, manufacturing, sales, construction, inspection, and maintenance.
Engineering technicians who work in research and development build or set up equipment, prepare and conduct experiments, collect data, calculate or record results, and help engineers or scientists in other ways, such as making prototype versions of newly designed equipment.
Employment of environmental engineering technicians is expected to grow faster than average, partly due to increased demand for environmental protection and partly due to recognition of environmental engineering technicians as a separate occupation.
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 Quality Engineering Research in Industrial Engineering
The quality engineering specialization prepares students to help a wide variety of businesses and organizations in developing and implementing quality systems to improve their productivity and competitiveness, and the quality of life.
This job may be done working as a quality engineer or manager in an industrial environment, in a health care organization, in a consulting company, in the education field, in government or in other areas of the service sector.
The need for quality engineering specialists to design and operate more productive systems that improve both competitiveness and the quality of work and life is rapidly increasing as worldwide economic and population growth accelerates.
www.engr.wisc.edu /ie/research/qe.html   (1519 words)

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Software quality is often defined as the degree to which software meets requirements for reliability, maintainability, transportability, etc., as contrasted with functional, performance, and interface requirements that are satisfied as a result of software engineering.
Software reliability engineering is concerned with the detection and correction of errors in the software; even more, it is concerned with techniques to compensate for unknown software errors and for problems in the hardware and data environments in which the software must operate.
Qualities and Attributes An initial step in laying out an SQE program is to select the qualities that are important in the context of the use of the software that is being developed.
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 System Quality Requirements Engineering
A recent study found that the return on investment when security analysis and secure engineering practices are introduced early in the development cycle ranges from 12 to 21 percent, with the highest rate of return occurring when the analysis is performed during application design.
Quality requirements are often missing in the requirements elicitation process.
Safety requirements engineering is a much more mature area with broad planning content, standards frequently focused on software for specific domains, and case studies that range over several years.
www.cert.org /sse/square.html   (1260 words)

 ASQ: Publications: Quality Engineering
Directed to professionals in all engineering and management fields interested in quality improvement, this journal provides the widest-ranging coverage of "how-we-did-it" accomplishments—focusing on comprehensive quality science applications throughout the entire economy and society.
Quality Engineering contains the latest thinking on quality control and quality assurance management, related physical technology, associated statistical tools, standards information, and more.
Quality Engineering is offered to members of ASQ.
www.asq.org /pub/qe   (82 words)

 Air Cleaners, Filtration Systems and Purifiers - Great Air Cleaners at a Great Price For Commercial and Home Use
Air Quality Engineering manufactures a wide variety of air cleaners, purifiers and air filtration systems for commercial and home applications, including mist collectors, fume extraction systems, electronic air cleaners (electrostatic precipitators), HEPA air purifiers, cartridge dust collectors and disposable media filtered air cleaning systems.
Air Quality Engineering was organized as Smokemaster in 1969 emphasizing the design, development and sale of air cleaners, specifically for removal of tobacco smoke in commercial applications.
Air Quality Engineering has drawn on the past 30 years of experience in air purification to manufacture complete air filtration systems that provide the best performance, efficiency and capacity for the money.
www.air-quality-eng.com   (497 words)

 Quality engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Quality Assurance/Control has been around for many years, although the phrase Quality Assurance is a relatively new title, andhas become well known over the last few decades in line with the developments in manufacturing and construction.
A form of QC or inspection is shown in some of the wall paintings dated around 1450 BC at Thebes in Egypt which illustratesstone cutting and measurements being taken, this shows the profession we have chosen is a long and prestigious one.
Since this early period a steady evaluation in quality management, control, policy and practices have improved mainly throughthe needs of the military markets.
www.therfcc.org /quality-engineering-278.html   (1641 words)

 MSE525 -- Software Quality Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Integrating quality into the software development process; formal review and inspection methods; principles of testing and test planning; maintaining quality while supporting existing software; software safety; formal methods.
Quality cannot be added to software after it is developed, but must be attended to throughout development.
Quality software can be destroyed very easily by "maintenance." This course describes software quality and introduces some of the primary techniques for attaining and assessing it.
www.omse.org /syllabi/OMSE525/Fall01-Hamlet.htm   (528 words)

 Quality Assurance Engineering - Part-Time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
He received a B.S. degree in Quality Engineering from the Polytechnic of the Southbank, London, in 1971 and an M.S. in Engineering from Kennedy-Western University in 1991.
Currently he is Assistant Group Supervisor of the Reliability and Quality Assurance Group in the Space Department that produces one of a kind spacecraft and scientific space instruments.
Ali is a Fellow of the Institute of Quality Assurance, London; and Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ).
www.apl.jhu.edu /Courses/mech/fall02/535.474Ali.html   (564 words)

 RCROMAN.US Management Consulting and Quality Engineering
Their level of quality systems effectiveness and maturity is advanced far beyond most organizations even though they have been registered less than one year with no prior registration to any earlier standards.
The company's quality managers had no QMS training other than that delivered by RCROMAN.US during that 12 month period yet their effectiveness was well above that of organizations with highly-paid certified quality professionals on staff.
He said that, in over 14 years as a quality systems auditor, this was the first time he had ever complimented the work of any consultant or consulting firm.
www.rcroman.us   (2015 words)

 CQE: ASQ Certification Material for Quality Engineering
The Quality Engineering Handbook is a great reference tool, and with its related materials, helps prepare you for the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer exam.
This is the definitive Quality Engineering reference text written by one of the foremost authorities on the subject!
The Quality Engineering Handbook is thorough in that it not only introduces you to the CQE Body of Knowledge, but in addition it explains and gives understanding of its use.
www.qualityamerica.com /QPProducts/cqe.htm   (817 words)

 Quality Management, Quality and Reliability Engineering, Quality Assurance Graduate Programs outside U.S.A.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Quality is one of the most important words nowadays.
You will benefit most from this course if you are an existing or prospective quality manager or if you are responsible for the management and development of the quality systems that now exist across the public sector, service and manufacturing industries.
Quality Engineering is the application of specialised managerial, scientific and technological skills to achieve the desired quality at a minimum cost.
www.gradschools.com /listings/out/quality_out.html   (1753 words)

 Quality Control Engineering jobs
Requires BS in engineering discipline, automotive quality exp in a QS-9000 environment, with a minimum of 2 years supervisory exp in automotive quality.
Need a Quality Manager who is well versed with QS-9000 documentation, who is proactive, and quality driven.
Requires BS Engineering degree and 2 + years experience in quality engineering.
www.corpimg.com /QCjobs.htm   (383 words)

 Open Directory - Computers: Software: Software Engineering: Quality Assurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Atlanta Quality Assurance Association - AQAA is organized to share state-of-the-art Quality Assurance methods, tools and techniques among its members.
The Linux Quality Database - The purpose is twofold - to develop a rich and powerful bug database that will allow regular users to easily and meaningfully participate in quality assurance of the Linux kernel, and to provide advocacy and resources to promote better quality among Free Software in general.
Quality Assurance Special Interest Group - The WSA Quality Assurance Special Interest Group was created to engage members of the high-tech community in discussions on the evolving challenges of software quality assurance and software testing and look at ways to advance the leading methodologies and best practices.
dmoz.org /Computers/Software/Software_Engineering/Quality_Assurance   (1077 words)

 Resume of Project Manager, Chemical Engineer, with over 100,000 consultants, engineers, and experts worldwide in ...
Expertise in manufacturing, engineering, quality control, and GMP (good manufacturing practice) compliance and validation in the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, food supplements, and health and beauty aid products industries.
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, and the professional degree Chemical Engineer, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Managed all manufacturing, engineering, and quality control in the company's many overseas locations, as well as coordination of the international group with the company's domestic manufacturing, quality control, and research personnel.
www.rapid-response-consulting.com /rstz11.html   (2457 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Technology: Quality Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
ASQ Quality Central - American Society for Quality, the primary trade organization for quality improvement.
Quality and Reliability Engineering Center - The Industry/University Cooperative Center for Quality and Reliability Engineering Research with Rutgers University, Arizona State University, and University of Arizona.
SAVE International- Value Engineering - SAVE International -the international society for the advancement and promotion of the value methodology (also called value engineering, value analysis or value management).
dmoz.org /Science/Technology/Quality_Engineering   (509 words)

 QES, Inc. Leading Pavement Engineering Consultant Consultants Design Analysis Roads Pavements FWD Testing Equipment ...
We strive to provide solutions to challenges in the pavement and transportation field using the latest proven engineering technology, with a strong emphasis on the quality and timeliness of our work.
The combined experience of our principal engineers exceeds 65 years, essentially in the areas of highway, port and airfield projects.
We are positioned to provide the finest pavement and materials engineering, management and training services available and hope that an opportunity arises to be of service in the near future.
www.qespavements.com   (210 words)

 RSP&A Software quality management & assurance resources
Books by Deming (Out of the Crisis, MIT Press, 1986), Juran (Juran on Quality by Design, Free Press, 1992), and Crosby (Quality is Free, McGraw-Hill, 1979 and Quality is Still Free, McGraw-Hill, 1995) do not focus on software, but are must reading for senior managers with software development responsibility.
Gluckman and Roome (Everyday Heroes of the Quality Movement, Dorset House, 1993) humanizes quality issues by telling the story of the players in the quality process.
The ISO 9001:2000 quality standard is discussed by Cianfani and his colleagues (ISO 9001:2000 Explained, second edition, American Society for Quality, 2001) and Gaal (ISO 9001:2000 for Small Business: Implementing Process-Approach Quality Management, St. Lucie Press, 2001).
www.rspa.com /spi/SQA.html   (1128 words)

 Wiley::Quality and Reliability Engineering International
Quality and Reliability Engineering International is a journal devoted to practical engineering aspects of quality and reliability.
Articles in the journal will be concerned with case studies, tutorial-type reviews and also with applications of new or well-known theory to the solution of actual quality and reliability problems in engineering.
Quality and reliability of hardware as well as software are covered.
eu.wiley.com /WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-QRE.html   (290 words)

 Chassis Engineering, Quality Street Rod Chassis Components
C.E. components are designed with ease of installation and durability in mind, most kits can simply be installed in the private garage with basic hand tools; ideal for the novice or the professional.
Our wish is to promote the enjoyment of these vehicles as a hobby that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Chassis Engineering, Inc. products are there to serve the customer, whether the vehicle is driven many miles every day or shined up in a car show on the week-ends!
www.chassisengineeringinc.com   (311 words)

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