This course explores Quality Control as a process and management approach to lumber manufacturing processes. The following aspects are considered as part of the course: implementation and management of a Quality Control program in the context of a sawmill plant, tools and strategies employed to support Quality Control initiatives, data collection and assessment methods applied to specific production processes. The difference between Quality Control and Quality Assurance programs is also emphasized. Students engage in their learning through online activities across the term, and in-class activities during an onsite week. Students' knowledge is assessed through online discussions, quizzes, and the final exam as well as through practical projects.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2018
WOOD 2600 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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