Quality Control Resources

Quality Control Engineer Resources Overview

Task Summary:

  • Managing the website
  • Verifying/checking and approving Blog Posts
  • Managing each projects cabling

The QA Engineer working with the project and division managers, will insure that project plans, documentation, presentations, and blog posts are consistent with those generated by working engineers and reflects well on the CSULB COE and EE department.

Build Quality

Insure quality is built into each project. For example, is the robot easily assembled and disassembled. Does the robot not undergo “Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly” RUD


Although, typically not the responsibility of the Quality Assurance Engineer, you will take the “interface definition” to the next level down by defining the “cable tree” for each project. To accomplish this task you will working with the system, electronics and control, and manufacturing subsystem engineers, from each project to specify analog/digital signal and power connectors, cables, and how they will be routed (the tree). Specifically, insure NO wires are exposed and all cabling includes connectors and routing is designed-in.

Factor in interference with other design elements and how to keep the overall cleanliness of the design. In other words, when assembled, the product should not look like a rat’s nest.

Blog Posts

The QA engineer is the gatekeeper ensuring that all blog posts meet all requirements before posting.

  • Blog is posted to the correct location on the website.
  • Includes correctly formatted square teaser photo and “Introductory” paragraph with a “Read more” link.
  • Identifies project member(s) who created the post.
  • All images are formatted for the web!
  • Does not plagiarize material.
  • All code examples use courier font and single-spaced.

Blog Post 101

Master Guide for creating blog posts on anything and everything. Blog posts you say? What in the world are those you ask? Well let me tell you, they are going to be the bane of your existence this semester if you allow them to be.

Advanced Layout Editor: the Basics

Advanced Layout Editor allows the author to customize how the blog post is formatted, making it easier to input videos, images, and content to ones desire. This guide steps through some of the basics of the editor and explains its various functions.

Website Management

Manage the class website. This involves making new sections for projects and organizing blog posting material under relevant sections.

  • Create new post areas for projects
  • Update Training material as generated
  • Update News
  • Post mission objective and project requirement updates