Metrology and Quality Control - Mechanical Engineering (MCQ) questions and answers for Q. 4971

Q.  Quality improvement planning is related to which category of cost?
- Published on 07 Aug 15

a. Cost of failure
b. Cost of appraisal
c. Cost of prevention
d. All of the above

ANSWER: Cost of prevention


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 27 Oct 15
    - Cost of quality is subdivided into three parts as follows:

    1) Cost of failure
    2) Cost of appraisal
    3) Cost of prevention

    - Prevention cost is further classified as quality improvement planning, training and preventive maintenance. It accounts for 10% of quality cost.

    - Cost of appraisal includes inspection and testing, whereas external and internal failures are included into cost of failure.

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