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CERTIFIED QUALITY INSPECTOR PREPARATION

TOPICS COVERED:

I. Technical Mathematics (20 Questions)

A. Basic Shop Math
B. Basic Algebra
C. Basic Geometry
D. Basic Trigonometry
E. Measurement Systems
F. Numeric Conversions

II. Metrology (30 Questions)

Common Gauges and Measurement Instruments
Variable gauges
Attribute gauges
Transfer gauges
Measurement scales
Special Gauges and Applications
Electronic gauging tools: oscilloscopes, multimeters, pyrometers, etc. Automatic gauging components: machine vision, ultrasonic, X-ray, laser, etc. Pneumatic gauging components: air columns, probes, rings, etc.
Gauge Selection, Handling, and Use
Gauge selection
Gauge handling, preservation, and storage
Gauge correlation
Surface Plate Tools and Techniques
Surface plate equipment
Angle measurement instruments
Specialized Inspection Equipment
Measuring mass
Measuring finish
Measuring shape and profile
Optical equipment
Digital vision systems
Coordinate measuring machine (CMM)
Calibration
Calibration systems
Calibration standards
Equipment traceability
Gage calibration environment
Out-of-calibration effects
Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
Bias
Stability
Accuracy
Linearity
Repeatability and reproducibility (R&R) studies

III. Inspection and Test (30 Questions)
Blueprints, Drawings, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
Blueprints and engineering drawings
Terminology and symbols
Position and bonus tolerances
Part alignment and datum structure
Sampling
Acceptance quality limit (AQL)
Random sampling
Lot and sample size
Acceptance number
Sampling plans
Inspection Planning and Processes
Inspection types
Inspection errors
Product traceability
Identification of nonconforming material
Level of severity
Disposition of nonconforming material
Testing Methods
Nondestructive testing: X-ray, eddy current, ultrasonic, dye penetrant, magnetic particle, etc.
Destructive testing: tensile, force testing, drop test, etc. Functionality testing: tension, torque, leak testing and compression, etc. Hardness testing: Brinell, Rockwell, durometer, and micro-hardness scales
Software for test equipment

IV. Quality Assurance (20 Questions)
Basic Statistics and Applications
Measures of central tendency
Measures of dispersion
Measures of proportion
Graphical displays
Normal distribution
Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Common and special cause variation
Control limits and specification limits
Variables charts
Attributes charts
Process capability analysis
Quality Improvement
Terms and concepts
Products and processes
Quality Audits
Types of audits
Audit process
Audit tools
Communication tools and techniques
Corrective action requests (CARs)
Quality Tools and Techniques
Pareto charts
Cause and effect diagrams
Flowcharts
Control charts
Check sheets
Scatter diagrams
Histograms
Problem-solving Tools and Continuous Improvement Techniques
Plan-do-check-act (PDCA) or plan-do-study-act (PDSA) cycles
Lean tools for eliminating waste: 5S, error-proofing, value-stream mapping; and lean concepts: kaizen, flow, pull, Six sigma phases: define, measure, analyze, improve, control (DMAIC) Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
Resources
Environmental and safety support
Reference documents
Technical reports
Employees as resources

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