IE Course Curriculum (by Number)
The following courses are part of the Industrial Engineering curriculum:
101 Introduction to Industrial Engineering (3) (Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 201) S. Introduction to the Industrial Engineering (IE) profession, applications of IE principles and approaches, integrated systems approach to problem solving, overall goals and components of the IE degree program, career opportunities, development of engineering work skills, oral and written communication skills, and the importance of professionalism, ethics, contemporary challenges, and lifelong learning.
201 Engineering Graphics (3) S. This course introduces students to the operation of a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) system, with an emphasis on the design component, using AutoCAD as the computing tool. The course includes interaction with a CAD station to produce technical drawings. Students will independently learn to produce drawings using AutoCAD and will learn the value of CAD and design in both industrial and service environments.
220 Materials Engineering (3) (Prerequisites: PHYS 201 and CHEM 101 and admission to the Industrial Engineering Program) S. This course is designed to introduce students to the structures and properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. In addition, students will fain an understanding of the processing and design limitations of these materials, as well as being introduced to new classes of materials being developed to meet the ever-expanding range of material requirements. Use in manufacturing in emphasized.
301 Engineering Mechanics (3) (Prerequisites: PHYS 201 and MATH 202) F. An introduction to statics and dynamics. Topics include static equilibrium of particles, rigid bodies, and trusses; rotational motion; torque; moment of inertia; Newton’s Laws of Motion; linear and angular momentum methods; work and energy methods; kinematics of particles and rigid bodies; applications of vector analysis; and structural analysis of joints and trusses.
310 Electronics and Instrumentation (4:3-3) (Prerequisites: PHYS 202 and PHYS 220) F. This class provides an introduction to analog and digital electronics with specific application to instrumentation used in scientific and engineering applications. Topics include analog signal processing, power supplies, sensors (theory and interpretation of sensor data), and micro-controllers with heavy emphasis on design projects to achieve practical results and to give insights on trouble-shooting electronic equipment used in the workplace. Credit cannot be received for both ENGR 310 and PHYS 310.
320 Workplace Data Acquisition and Analysis (3) (Prerequisites: ENGR 101 and ENGR 355; prerequisites/corequisities: MATH 202 and PHYS 220) F. Methods for assessing the performance of both individuals and groups within a system. Data acquisition techniques include basic industrial engineering tools such as work analysis, work sampling, and work measurement, as well as automated procedures. Data storage and retrieval techniques are introduced. Variation in data, including an introduction to probability and statistics for proper analysis of data.
330 Engineering Economy (3) (Prerequisites: ENGR 101, ENGR 355, and MATH 201) F. Concepts and techniques of analysis for evaluating the value of products/services, projects, and systems in relation to their cost. Economic and cost concepts, calculating economic equivalence, comparison of alternatives, purchase versus lease decisions, financial risk evaluation, cash flow sensitivity analysis, and after-tax analysis.
350 Manufacturing Processes (4:3-3) (Prerequisites: ENGR 220, ENGR 301, and MATH 202) F. An overview of manufacturing processes primarily for metals and alloys, focusing on fabrication and joining processes. Emphasis will be placed on process capabilities and limitations, with calculation of process parameters for select processes. Also includes topics in additive manufacturing, heat treatment, product design and process planning, design-for-manufacture/assembly, numerical control, and inspection. The laboratory experience will provide manual and computer-aided process techniques, including assembly, machining, casting, welding, sheet metal forming, powder metallurgy, and inspection.
355 Production and Operations Management (3) (Prerequisites: ENGR 101 and ENGR 201 and admission to the Industrial Engineering Program) S. Study of the production and operations component of companies. Topics include capacity and location planning, inventory management, scheduling of jobs and projects, and quality assurance and control. Use of quantitative methods. Credit cannot be received for both ENGR 355 and MGT 355.
356 Quality Control (3) (Prerequisite: ENGR 355) S. A study of engineering philosophy, practices and analytical processes implemented in quality planning and administration of products and services. Topics include corporate culture, quality design, human factors and motivation, quality auditing, service quality, quality assurance, quality circles, and conformance to design. Credit cannot be received for both ENGR 356 and MGT 356.
373 Operations Research (3) (Prerequisite: ENGR 355) S. Applications of hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, and multiple linear regression. Coverage of mathematical structures, solution procedures, and applications of basic management science models, including linear programming, network modeling, and simulation. Study of project management methods and techniques. Computer software is used to solve problems. Credit cannot be received for both ENGR 373 and MGT 373.
420 Human Factors Engineering (3) (Prerequisite: ENGR 320, ENGR 373, and MATH 201) F. A survey of human factors engineering emphasizing the systems approach to workplace and machine design. Discussion of basic human factors research and design methods, visual processes and design methods, selection of statistical technique for application to human factors data, visual and auditory processes, display and control design, and effects of environmental stressors on humans.
467 Supply Chain Design (3) (Prerequisite: ENGR 355) F. Supply chain design is concerned with the activities performed from initial raq materials to the finished product. The course examines the analytical modeling of various aspects of a supply chain including product flows, information flows, and relationships among supply chain participants. Credit cannot be received for both ENGR 467 and MGT 467.
468 Production Planning (3) (Prerequisite: ENGR 355) F. The course provides an in-depth study of the full spectrum of activities of production managers. Topics covered include forecasting, independent demand inventory management, just-in-time inventory management, materials requirement planning, capacity planning, production activity control, and master production scheduling. Emphasis will be given to the use of personal computers to support decision making. Credit cannot be received for both ENGR 468 and MGT 468.
470 Facility Design (3) (Prerequisites: ENGR 320 and ENGR 373) S. Theory and concepts involved in model formulation for design and analysis of facility plans. Includes facility layout, facility location and material handling system design. Application of quantitative tools and techniques for flow analysis, layout planning, and automated material handling system design.
480 Senior Design (4) (Prerequisite: ENGR 420 and ENGR 468; prerequisites/corequisites: ENGR 356 and ENGR 470) S. The capstone design course for industrial engineering majors. Survey of methods, tool and techniques used to plan, communicate, manage and control projects and work on teams. Students work in teams to develop a proposal for, and implement, an industrial engineering design project for an actual manufacturing or service industry client.