ENGR 105 (IE 105). Introduction to Industrial Engineering, 2 credits
This course introduces students to the engineering profession. Includes experience in simulating IE and ME projects and skills to become a successful engineering student.
ENGR 112 (IE 110). Engineering Graphics, 4 credits
The graphic solution of space problems involving points, lines and planes, geometric construction, orthographic and pictorial representation, auxiliary views, sectioning, dimensioning, basic engineering symbols. Solid modeling and computer-aided design. Utilization of advanced tool. Computer aided analysis of solid models.
ENGR 220. Engineering Statics, 2 credits
Vector and scalar treatment of forces. Resultants, equilibrium friction, centroids, moments and products of inertia, external and internal forces. Applications to pulleys, trusses, frames, beams, friction. Prerequisite: PHYS 251.
ENGR 265 (IE 265). Engineering Economy, 3 credits
Evaluation of private and public sector project alternatives in quantitative and qualitative terms. Cost/benefit analysis. Time value of money and application of this concept to evaluation of economic feasibility and alternatives, including payback, present value, and return on investment. Prerequisite: MATH 191.
ENGR 270. Materials Science, 2 credits
Introduction to the structure of metals, polymers and ceramics. Examination of the crystal structure and imperfections in metals, as well as mechanical, physical, and chemical properties and failure mechanisms of materials. Phase equilibrium diagrams will be presented and heat treatment principles discussed. Engineering applications will be emphasized. Prerequisite: CHEM 103 or CHEM 105.
ENGR 296. Manufacturing Processes: Fundamental and Computer-Aided, 4 credits
Fundamentals of manufacturing processes including founding processes, machining, forming, and assembly. Provides knowledge and ability to apply computer-aided manufacturing technology as a cost-effective strategy. NC, CNC, CAD/CAM, robotics, vision systems, PLC's and other technologies are investigated and their applications explored. Classroom, field trip, and laboratory. Prerequisite: ENGR 112, ENGR 270.
ENGR 302. Engineering Dynamics, 3 credits
Dynamics and kinematics of particles and rigid bodies in rectangular, polar, and spherical coordinates. Work-energy and impulse-momentum theories for rigid body motion. Oscillations of particles and systems. Applications to engineering systems. Prerequisite: ENGR 220.
ENGR 303. Strength of Materials, 3 credits
Plane stress, plane strain, stress-strain relationship, and elements of material behavior. Elements of stress and deformation analysis applied to members subject to centric, torsional, flexural and combined loadings. Elementary considerations of theories of failure, buckling, repeated and impact loads. Prerequisite: ENGR 220.
ENGR 320. Research Topics, 3 credits
Field design, laboratory, or library research of an approved topic in engineering. Must be different from other courses, but may be an extension of an existing course. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ENGR 220.
ENGR 450. Professional Experience, 1-6 credits
The student is exposed to the working environment of an industrial engineer in a business, industry, government, military, hospital, education, or similar functional activity that uses problem-solving and/or design methods. Exposure may be obtained through suitable work experience. If students do not have such experience, they must register for this course and will be given an assignment to complete with industrial engineering faculty advisory assistance, involving a significant industrial engineering project with local industry or an on-campus project. Prerequisite: Completion of at least one ENGR, IE or ME course.
ENGR 201, 301, 401. Engineering Seminar, 0 credit
Three seminars are required for all engineering students at approximately first semester of the sophomore, junior and senior levels of the engineering curriculum. Each seminar offering will be unique and will feature guests who are experienced in or are associated with engineering activities. These seminars are intended to provide career preparation information for the engineering student in regard to the professional activities of practicing engineers. Students will also have the opportunity to provide feedback and offer suggestions to improve the engineering program. Subjects of discussion may include such topics as typical engineering on-the-job activities, the engineering challenge, professional ethics, professional societies, professional engineering registration, career opportunities, computer and automation impact, etc. Prerequisite: engineering student.
IE 305 (IE 300). Industrial Engineering Methods, 2 credits
Measurement and analysis of work systems. Ergonomics and the environmental, physical, and psychological aspects of work. Work measurement techniques including time study, pre-determined time systems and work sampling. Classroom and laboratory experiences are utilized in instruction. Prerequisite: ENGR 250.
IE 335. Quality Control and Reliability, 3 credits
Intro to total quality management, statistical quality control methods and systems for analyzing and controlling product quality in industrial and business settings. Design of inspection plans for quality characteristics. Statistical process control charts and acceptance sampling. Introduction to reliability. Prerequisite: ENGR 250.
IE 340. Ergonomics and Occupational Safety, 3 credits
Ergonomics focuses on human capabilities and the interfaces between individuals and their environment. Concepts from signal detection theory, anatomy, physiology and controls are presented and then used to solve design problems in a wide variety of applications. Prerequisite: ENGR 250.
IE 350. Operations Planning, Scheduling and Control, 3 credits
Addresses those activities in an organization that are directly related to producing goods or providing services. Planning, execution, and control of functions are examined. The focus is on organizational processes in which people, capital, and material (inputs) are combined to produce services and goods (outputs). Such processes may be found in banks, factories, stores, hospitals, etc. Subjects include forecasting, capacity planning, operations design, scheduling, and quality control. Prerequisites: ENGR 265, ENGR 250.
WI-IE 351. Industrial Engineering Design Laboratory, 3 credits
A laboratory course in which the student designs mechanical devices or systems in a laboratory setting. Projects will be completed in teams. Writing intensive. Prerequisites: IE 305, IE 350.
IE 360 (IE 400). Introduction to Simulation, 3 credits
An introduction to building and analyzing models using simulation techniques. Focus is on developing models and gathering meaningful performance data for analysis and decision making in engineering design. Concepts of verification and validation are addressed. Prerequisite: ENGR 250.
IE 391. Operations Research Probability Models, 3 credits
Emphasis on probabilistic models: decision theory and games, scheduling, inventory, queuing, and simulation. Solutions to real world problems developed using hand computations and computer software. Prerequisite: ENGR 250, IE 360.
IE 403 (IE 304). Design Fundamentals for Industrial Engineers, 3 credits
Introduction to the process of engineering design. Application of this process via student projects, which are related to industrial engineering functional areas. Prerequisites: ENGR 296, IE 340 (co-requisite).
IE 409. Operations Research Mathematical Programming, 3 credits
Emphasis is on formulating and solving real world deterministic optimization problems. Sensitivity of the solutions to variations in parameter values is addressed. Prerequisite: MATH 280.
IE 415. System Integration and Design, 3 credits
The systems integration process: planning, design, implementation and control. Student projects, which apply this process to industrial engineering functional areas. Prerequisite: IE 360 pre/co-requisite: IE 350.
WI-IE 490. Industrial Engineering Senior Design Seminar, 3 credits
A significant project involving design or re-design of an operational product, process or procedure in either an industrial or a service setting. As a minimum, students will consider objectives and criteria, resources, interface with other functional areas, constraints, alternatives and operational specifications. The student will prepare a written report. Pre/co-requisites: IE 415, senior status.