Quality Control and Industrial Sensors


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained in the module Digital Manufacturing or the like.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To provide the student with an understanding of and quality control (QC and state-of-art sensory devices for automation control (AC))

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about engineering design and quality control.
  • Must have knowledge about quality management principles, including GMP.
  • Must understand internal and external auditing.
  • Must have knowledge about state-of-art sensory devices, such as temperature, touch, vision.


  • Must be able to understand and explain quality management systems and quality control.

  • Must be able to explain typical application of sensors for QC  and AC.

  • Must be able to use common sensory devices for QC and AC, in particular visual sensors as the most general one.

  • Must be able to rationalize and justify a specific choice of sensor for a given application with respect to technical capabilities and cost.

  • Must be able to discuss and evaluate the use of a specific sensor choice for a given application problem.


Must have the competencies to apply quality management, quality control and industrial sensors.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examQuality Control and Industrial Sensors
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKvalitetskontrol og industrielle sensorer
Module codeM-MOE-B4-7
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science