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ISE Courses
ISE 288. Introduction to Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering (0-3-1)
Prerequisite: sophomore standing.
An overview of the concepts important to industrial engineering and manufacturing engineering. Topics include operations research, facility design, quality control, information systems, economic analysis, management concepts, human factors, and engineering ethics. (Every year)
ISE 302. Management Science/Operations Research (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: C or better in EGR 252 or permission of instructor, MAT 191 or MAT 141 or equivalent.
Applications of, and theory behind deterministic models in management science/operations research, including; linear, integer, goal, non-linear and dynamic programming; network models to include the transportation and assignment algorithms, forecasting and decision analysis. (Every year)
ISE 311. Ergonomics and Work Measurement (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: C or better in EGR 252.
Design and evaluation of tools, work spaces, work methods, and work environments, with an emphasis on industrial environments. Task analysis, time/motion studies, and work sampling. Physiological and biomechanical considerations. Safety engineering. (Every year)
ISE 327. Statistical Process and Quality Control (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: C or better in EGR 252.
Statistical process control methods for products and services; design of quality assurance systems; control inputs, production processes and outputs. Contributions of Deming and Taguchi. (Every year)
ISE 352. Design of Experiments (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: C or better in EGR 252.
Advanced model designs (fractional factorials, Latin squares, nested, etc.) Estimation of model parameters and model adequacy checking. Multiple regression. Response surface methodology and Taguchi methods. (Every year)
ISE 362. Production Planning and Control (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ISE 302.
Development and application of scheduling and inventory theory; including an introduction to modern manufacturing concepts such as aggregate planning, MRP, JIT, Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, Continuous Improvement, etc. (Every year)
ISE 370. Manufacturing Processes (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: EGR 312 or equivalent, C or better in EGR 252 or equivalent.
Pre/co-requisite: MAE 250L or permission of instructor.
Introduction to manufacturing systems. Manufacturing processes: casting, metal cutting, welding and joining processes, and plastic materials and processes. Introduction to geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, metrology and testing, numerical control, and process automation. Integrated laboratory assignments. (Every year)
ISE 403. Modeling and Simulation (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: C or better in EGR 252.
Applications of and theory behind queuing models and the application of discrete event simulation to model service and manufacturing systems. (Occasionally)
ISE 412. Human Factors Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ISE 311.
Human-machine systems modeling and design for human interaction with complex systems such as nuclear power plants, aircraft, and automated manufacturing systems. Models of human information processing, perception, memory, decision making and error generation. Design of interfaces for complex systems, including human-computer interfaces. (Occasionally)
ISE 425. Computer Assisted Manufacturing Systems & Lab (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: ISE 370.
Introduction to computer assisted manufacturing product specification; geometric tolerancing; computer-aided design; geometric modeling; process engineering; tooling and fixing; programmable logic controllers; data communication and LANs in manufacturing; fundamentals of numerical control; numerical control programming; rapid prototyping; and industrial robotics. Laboratory work: CAE and CAD/CAM integration; CNC machining operations; numerically controlled devices, and robots. Measurements using coordinate measuring machine (CMM). Use of G-codes and CAD/CAM/CMM software packages. Projects illustrating CAD/CAM/CMM and robots. (Occasionally)
ISE 427. Reliability and Quality Assurance (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ISE 327.
Design and management of reliability programs and quality assurance systems; mathematics of reliability. (Occasionally)
ISE 428. Quality Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: IDM 355 or ISE 327.
Statistical decision making. Cost of Quality. Six Sigma. Lean Enterprise in Service and Manufacturing. Quality Function Development. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. Management's role in assuring quality. Case studies in design and implementation of quality systems. (Occasionally)
ISE 429. Robotics (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ISE 370 or permission of instructor.
Introduction to robotics. Robot arm kinematics and dynamics. Trajectory planning and control of robot manipulators. Sensing and vision capabilities of robots. Robot programming languages. Robot intelligence and task planning. Integrated laboratory assignments. (Occasionally)
ISE 443. Project Management (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: EGR 312 or FIN 362 or permission of instructor.
Tools and techniques for managing engineering projects. Includes both the technical aspects (work breakdown structures, cost estimating, CPM/PERT, scheduling, etc.) and the human aspects (organizational culture, management structures, leadership, etc.) Integrated case studies and team exercises. (Occasionally)
ISE 445. Innovation and Product Development (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ISE 311 or permission of instructor.
Introduction to the conceptualization, design, and development of new products. Concepts of innovation, ideation, user-centered design, prototyping, and testing. Consideration of issues such as design optimization and the social, environmental, economic, and political implications of design. Emphasis on hands-on design and development, teamwork, and effective communication. (Occasionally)
ISE 456. Supply Chain and Logistics (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: ISE 362 or permission of instructor.
Components in supply chain systems; designing and managing supply chain in a typical logistics environment, product life-cycle modeling, rotational production and supply, integrated component supply systems, multi-source supplier and buyer systems, just-in-time supply chain systems, warehousing and distribution systems, transportation management, distribution network design, and information technology for supply chain system. (Occasionally)
ISE 460. Facilities Planning and Design (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ISE 370.
Comprehensive design of industrial production systems. Determination of requirements, generation and evaluation of alternatives, process design, materials handling, and location analysis. (Occasionally)
ISE 465. Information Systems Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: EGR 126 or IST 220; or permission of instructor.
Analysis and design of information systems; information systems management practices; database management systems; end-user software for communication, data transformation, collaboration, information systems security and problem-solving. (Occasionally)
ISE 468. Healthcare Process Improvement (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: EGR 252 or consent of the instructor.
Tools and techniques for improving the delivery of healthcare. Lean and Six Sigma process improvement methodologies. Application of both parametric and non-parametric statistical analysis. (Occasionally)
ISE 480. Introduction to Senior Design (0-1-0)
Prerequisites or Co-requisites: TCO 341, ISE 302, ISE 311, ISE 327, and ISE 370.
Course will provide guidance for the selection of team members and topic for the senior design project to be completed in ISE 487 and ISE 488. To successfully complete the course, a student must belong to a team (3 to 4 persons) and briefly outline the project goals to be implemented in ISE 487 and ISE 488. A seminar series will be conducted to facilitate student introduction to potential industrial clients and projects. Seminar attendance is required to obtain a satisfactory course grade. This course is graded S/U. (Every semester)
ISE 482L. Industrial Engineering Capstone Laboratory (0-3-1)
Prerequisites: TCO 341, ISE 302, ISE 311, ISE 327, ISE 352 and ISE 370.
Laboratory work involving the use of the tools and techniques of Industrial Engineering. Design of experiments, measurement and data collection, statistical analysis, and reporting. Emphasis on team solutions and communications. (Every two years)
ISE 484. 3D Modeling and Rapid Prototyping (3-0-3)
Production design, 3D Modeling, and CAD and related software. Basic principles, development, and process chain of rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing. Photopolymerization processes; powder based fusion processes; extrusion-based systems; printing processes; sheet lamination processes; beam deposition processes; direct write technologies; design for rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing; guidelines for process selection; software issues and direct digital manufacturing; medical applications; post processing; use of multiple materials; business opportunities and future directions; integrated 3D scanning and 3D printing lab experiments. (Occasionally)
ISE 487. Engineering Design Exhibit I (0-6-2)
Prerequisites: TCO 341, ISE 302, ISE 311, ISE 327, ISE 370, and ISE 480. Must have completed all required 100- and 200-level engineering, mathematics, chemistry and physics courses. If approved by department chair and course instructor, a waiver may be granted for one of the ISE prefixed prerequisites, provided that the course to be waived does not provide content essential to the successful completion of the capstone project. No additional prerequisite waivers will be granted.
Multi-disciplinary design projects with substantial ISE content. Small groups design, build, and test realistic engineering systems under faculty supervision. Projects include safety, economic, environmental, and ethical considerations and require written and oral reports. (Every semester)
ISE 488. Engineering Design Exhibit II (0-6-2)
Prerequisite: ISE 487.
Continuation of ISE 487 multi-disciplinary design projects with substantial ISE content. Small groups design, build, and test realistic engineering systems under faculty supervision. Projects include safety, economic, environmental, and ethical considerations and require written and oral reports. (Every semester)
SPECIAL COURSES: ISE 491, 492, 493, 498, 499 for variable credit. May be repeated for credit with approval of academic advisor and Chair of the Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management Department.
ISE 491-492-493. Special Topics (1-6 hours)
ISE 498. Professional Seminar (1-6 hours)
ISE 499. Independent Study (1-6 hours)