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2 Quality Characteristics
Structural characteristics (the length of part, the weight of a can, the strength of a beam, the viscosity of a fluid, and so on) Sensory characteristics (the taste of good food, the smell of a sweet fragrance, and the beauty of a model, etc) Time-oriented characteristics (a warranty, reliability, and maintainability) Ethical characteristics (honesty, courtesy, friendliness, and so on).

3 Variables and Attributes
Quality characteristics may be grouped in two broad classes: Variables and Attributes Variables Characteristics that are measurable and are expressed on numerical scale Nonconformity and nonconforming unit. A nonconformity is a quality characteristics that does not meet its stipulated spesifications requirement (ex. The specification of the thickness of steel could be 2+0.1 millimeters (mm). If we have a steel with a thickness of 2.15 mm, then its thickness is a nonconformity. A nonconforming unit is one that has one or more non conformities such that the unit is unable to meet the intended standards and is unable to function as required. (ex. A cast iron pipe that has an internal diameter and a weight that both fail to satisfy specification, thereby making the unit dysfunctional.

4 The smell of a cologne is characterized as either acceptable or not
Attributes A quality characteristic is said to be an attribute if it can be classified as either conforming or non conforming to a stipulated specifications requirement. Some time it can be measured on a numerical scale, so it must be inherently be expressed as an attribute. Example : The smell of a cologne is characterized as either acceptable or not The color of a fabric is either acceptable or not Other example: The diameter of the bearing to be used in assembly is, in theory, a variable. However, if one measures the diameter using a go/no-go gage and classifies it as either conforming or nonconforming (with respect to some establish specifications), then the characteristic is expressed as an attribute.

5 Defect A defect is associated with a quality characteristics that does not meet certain standards. The severity one of more defects in a product or service may cause it to be unacceptable (or defective). The modern term for defect is nonconformity and the term for a defective is a nonconforming item.

6 Standard or Specification
A standard or a specification, refers to a precise statement that formalizes the requirements of the customer; it may relate to a product, a process, or service. A definition given by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards (1983) is as follows: Specification: a set of conditions and requirements, of specific and limited application, that provide a detailed description of the procedure, process, material, product, or service for use primarily in procurement and manufacturing. Standard may be referenced or included in a specification. Acceptable bound on individual quality characteritic (say, cm for the inside diameter) are usually known as specification limits, whereas the document which addresses the requirements of all the quality characteristic is labeled the standard. Three aspects are usually associated with the definition of quality: quality of design, quality of conformance, quality of performance

7 Quality Design Quality of design deals with the stringent conditions that the product or service must minimally possess in order to satisfy the requirements of the customer. That product or service must be design to meet at least minimally the needs of the consumer. The design should be the simplest and least expensive while still meeting the customers’ expectations, Quality of design is influenced by such factors as the type of product, cost, profit policy of the firm, demand for product, availability of parts and materials, and product safety. (Figure 1.1)

8 Quality of Conformance
Quality of conformance implies that the manufactured product or the service rendered must meet the standard selected in the design phase. It consist of three borad areas of defect prevention, defect findings, and defect analysis and rectification. Defect prevention deals with the means to deter the accurence of defects and usually achieved using statistical process control techniques. The finding of defects is conducted through inspection, test, and statistical analysis of data from the process. Finally, the causes behind the presence of defects are investigated, and corrective actions are taken.

9 Quality of Performance
Quality of performance is concerned with the operation of the product when actually put to use or the service when performed and measures the degree to which it satisfies the consumer. This is function of both the quality of design and the quality of conformance

10 Quality Control Quality Control may generally be defined as a system that is used to maintain a desired level of quality in a product or service. Quality control general area may be divided into two main subareas, namely, statistical process control and acceptance sampling plans.

11 Statistical Process Control
Statistical process control involves the comparison of the output of a process or a service with a standard and the taking of remedial actions in case of discrepancy between the two. It also involves the determination of the ability of a process to produce a product that meets desired specifications or requirements. Statistical Process Control SPC may be divided into two main categories, on-line and off-line. On-line process control means that information is gathered about the product, process, or service while it is functional, and in case of a difference between the output of the product or service form a determined norm, corrective action is taken in that operational phase. This approach would attempt to possible, thus minimizing the production of unacceptable items.

12 Statistical Process Control
Off-line quality control procedures, on the other hand, deal with measures to select and choose controllable product and process parameters in such a way that the deviation between the product or process output and the standard will be minimized when the operation of the process takes place. Ideally, a combination of off-line and on –line quality control measures may lead to a desirable level of operation.

13 Acceptance Sampling Plans
This branch of quality control deals with inspection of the product or service. When 100 percent inspection of all items is not feasible, a decision has to be made a number of items to sample from a batch of items. The information obtained from the sample is used to make decision on the entire batch, or lot – namely, to accept or reject it. A parameter that needs to be determined in the case of attributes is the acceptable number of nonconforming items in the sample, such that if the observed number of nonconforming items is less than or equal to this number, the batch is accepted. This acceptable number of nonconforming items in the sample is known as the acceptance number.

14 Acceptance Sampling Plan
A plan that determines the number of items to sample and the acceptance criteria of the lot, based on meeting certain stipulated conditions such as the risk of rejecting a good lot or accepting a bad lot, is known as an acceptance sampling plan.

15 Example Consider a case of attribute inspection where an items is classified as conforming or not conforming to a thickness specification of mm. Suppose the items come in batches of 500 units. If an acceptance sampling plan with sample size of 50 and an acceptance number of 3 is specified, than the interpretation of the plan is as follows. Fifty items will be randomly selected by inspector from the batch of 500 items. Each of the 50 selected items will then be inspected, as far as the length specification is concerned (say, with a go/no go gage) and classified as conforming or not conforming. If the number of nonconforming items in the sample is 3 or less, the entire batch of 500 items is accepted. If the number of nonconforming items is greater than 3, tha batch is rejected. Upon rejection, as an alternative, the batch may have to go through screening; that is , each item will be inspected, and nonconforming items will be sorted from the rest.

16 Quality Assurance Quality assurance: all those planned or systematic actions necessary to provide confidence that a product or service will satisfy given needs. The important message is that quality is not just the responsibility of one person in the organization. Everyone involved directly or indirectly in the production of a quality item or in the performance of a quality service has an important role. QA function is to ensure that all procedures that have been designed and planned are being followed in implementation. This is precisely the role and purpose of the quality assurance function. The objective of the quality assurance function is to have a formal system that will continually survey the effectiveness of the quality philosophy of the company. In doing so, it should audit the various departments and assist the in meeting their responsibilities for producing a quality product.

17 Quality Circles Quality circles is typically an informal group of people, which consist of operators, supervisors, managers and so on, who get together to seek improved ways of making the product or delivering the service We need not expect improvement-seeking ideas only from managers but also from all other personnel who are involved in the particular activity. A quality circles tries to overcome barriers that may exist within the prevailing organizational structure so as to foster an open exchange of ideas. It make use of the participative style of management The group members feel a sense of involvement in the decision-making process and develop a positive attitude toward creating a better product or service. They identify themselves with it and no longer feel that they are outsiders or that only management may dictate how things are done. Of course, whatever suggestions that a quality circle comes up will be consider the feasibility of its adoption and implementation. Thus, members of the management team must be in a position to clearly understand the workings and advantages of the proposed action.

18 Benefits of Quality Control
Improvement in the quality of product and services The system is continually evaluated and modified to meet the changing needs of customer A quality control system improves productivity, which is one of the goals of all organizations. as a system reduces cost in the long run. With improved productivity, the lead time on the production of parts and subassemblies is reduced, which may result in an improvement in meeting customer due dates. A quality control system maintains an environment of forever striving for the goal of continued improvement in quality and productivity.

19 Responsibility for Quality
Customer Customer Service Marketing and product planning Packaging and shipping Product design and development Product Quality Inspection and testing Manufacturing engineering Manufacturing Purchasing

20 Biaya Kualitas

21 Performance of Total Quality Total Cost
Benefit of Quality System  diukur sbg Total Quality Cost Quality Cost Prevention Cost, Appraisal Cost, IFC, EFC Prevention Cost - planning - implementing Quality System - maintaining

22 Mencakup biaya2: - salaries and development coast or product design - process and equipment design - proces control technique (such control charts) - information system design - an other costs associated with making the product ‘right the first time’ - education and training Appraisal Costs - measuring - evaluating/auditing - components/purchased materials

23 Mencakup biaya2: - inspection and test of incoming material - inspection and test at various phases of manufacturing and at final acceptance - cost of calibrating - maintaining the neasuring instruments and equipments - cost of materials and product consumed in destruction test Internal Failure Cost (IFC) product, components, materials and services fail to meet quality requirements prior to transfer of ownership to the customer. Biaya ini berbanding lurus dengan jumlah produk yg defect

24 IFC meliputi biaya : - scrab and rework cost (material, labor, overhead) - cost to determine the cause of product failure or cost to reinspect or retest that had to be rework - the cost of lost production time due to non conformities - downgrading cost External Failure Cost (EFC) biaya yg timbul karena produk tidak memuaskan bagi konsumen Meliputi : - cost investigation and adjustment - repair or replacement of nonconforming product - warraty sharges related to failure of product within the warranty time Keberhasilan dalam menekan EFC sangat ditentukan pada keberhasilan penerapan quality control system

25 Measuring Quality Cost
Labor base Index (quality cost per direct labor hour) Cost base index (base of manufacturing cost) Sales base index Unit base index (quality cost per unit cost of production)

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