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Sophomore standing.Intended for students majoring in areas other than engineering and science.
Understanding technology and its impact on society.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
IMSE 206 and JGEN 200, or parallel.
IMSE 250 requires a team-based applied project.
Introduction to the theory and methods to design and analyze systems. Problem identification, description, modeling, information systems, solution and implementation, project management, presentation techniques, report writing, work design and measurement, and work measurement techniques.
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 315, IMSE 328
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing.
Introduction to manufacturing history and an overview of manufacturing technologies and future trends (e.g., product design, semiconductor and electronics manufacturing; computer manufacturing; metal forming and machining, plastic injection molding, micro-machining, and biotechnology in manufacturing).
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 375
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Junior standing and IMSE 206.
Sales engineering requirements. Relationship of sales engineering to contract administration, purchasing, production, and marketing.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Junior standing.
Introduction to engineers transitioning into management: engineering managerial functions; planning and organizing technical activities; motivation of individuals and groups; team building; leadership; power and influence; decision making; communications; conflict resolution and project management using a software package.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
IMSE 250 or permission.
Analysis and design of work systems considering human capabilities and limitations, human anatomy and physiology, interacting with physical environment, and occupational safety and health. Overview of physical ergonomics, safety, hygiene, and cognitive ergonomics.
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 434, IMSE 450
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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An applications-oriented course using statistical software for formulating and solving engineering statistical problems. Descriptive statistics, probability distributions, variability, sampling, confidence intervals, tests of significance, and design of experiments.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs:
MATH 221; IMSE 250 or permission.
Application of deterministic operations research techniques: linear programming, transportation problems, assignment problems, integer programming. Model formulation and problem solving using a computer package.
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 334
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Parallel IMSE 328.
Introduction to production system concepts (e.g., JIT, Kanban, MRP, CONWIP), operational strategies, capacity planning, supply chain management, and scheduling of parts, jobs, and personnel.
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 483
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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A key component of the course is a design project.
Basic principles of computer-aided manufacturing and technologies impacting the product development cycle. Potential topics: software and hardware of numerical control machines, robotics, computer control of manufacturing processes and systems, rapid prototyping, and solid modeling.
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 475, IMSE 477
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Engineering design or laboratory investigation that an undergraduate is qualified to take.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 401
Prereqs:
Junior standing.
Introduction to jurisprudence, civil procedure, contract, product liability, employment, real property, intellectual property, alternative dispute resolution, and other fields of law relevant to the engineering profession.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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General concepts and principles of engineering management applied to cases.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Theory and practice of decision making under uncertainty. Graphical modeling techniques including influence diagram and decision trees. The value of information. Utility theory foundations, risk preference, and multi-attribute decision modes. Economic justification of projects.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 407/807
Project development, role of the project manager, project selection, project planning, budgeting and cost estimation, project scheduling, and project termination.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
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Analysis of safety performance, attribution of cost, identification and analysis of accident potential. Fault Tree analysis. Systems safety and reliability.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 415/815
Prereqs:
IMSE 421 or permission.
Human factors affecting work. Focus on humans: energy requirements, lighting, noise, monotony and fatigue, learning, simultaneous versus sequential tasks. Experimental evaluation of concepts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 416/816
Prereqs:
IMSE 421 or permission.
Human performance in work. Human response to various environmental and task-related variables with emphasis on physical and physiological effects.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing or permission.
Introduction to occupational hygiene engineering with emphasis on workplace environmental quality. Heat, illumination, noise, and ventilation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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Systematic analysis of processes through the use of statistical analysis, methods, and procedures; statistical process control, sampling, regression, ANOVA, quality control, and design of experiments. Use of software for performing a statistical analysis.
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 415, IMSE 416, IMSE 450
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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Statistical process control and quality assurance techniques in manufacturing. Control charts, acceptance sampling, and analyses and design of quality control systems.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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Techniques for understanding and predicting stochastic system behavior. Probability, Markov chains, queueing analysis, dynamic programming, and reliability.
This course is a prerequisite for: IMSE 434, IMSE 475
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
IMSE 315; parallel IMSE 428.
Design, analysis and layout of facilities: queuing, material handling systems, material flow analysis, systematic layout planning and design of warehouse facilities.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Development of simulation models of discrete systems. Model development, Monte Carlo techniques, random number generators, and output analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing and IMSE 315; Parallel IMSE 421, 428, 434, 440.
Execution of a design project. Integrating concepts of facility design, production planning, workplace design, plant engineering, economic analysis, manufacturing processes and resource allocation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
IMSE 460/860
Investigation of packaging processes, materials, equipment and design. Container design, material handling, storage, packaging and environmental regulations, and material selection.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Foundations of Radio Frequency Identification Systems (RFID). The fundamentals of how RFID components of tab, transponder, and antennae are utilized to create RFID systems. Best practices for implementation RFID systems in common supply chain operations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Theory, practice and application of conventional machining, forming and non-traditional machining processes with emphasis on tool life, dynamics of machine tools and adaptive control.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 471/871
General consideration in tool designing, design of tool and workholding devices, forming machines and presswork tools; application of computer graphics and finite element techniques, and prediction of tool paths in CNC machines.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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Principles of automated production lines; analysis of transfer lines; group technology; flexible manufacturing systems; and just-in-time; and optimization strategies for discrete parts manufacturing.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing; CSCE 155A, CSCE 155E, CSCE 155H, CSCE 155N, or CSCE 155T or equivalent.
An exploration of information systems and their impact in a manufacturing environment. Software, hardware, database systems, enterprise resource planning, networking, and the Internet.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 477/877
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Basic robotics technology; application in manufacturing, manipulators and mechanical design; programming languages; intelligence and control.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Foundations of supply chain network modeling. The concepts that support the economic and service trade-offs in supply chain and logistics management. Using decision support system (DSS) to design optimal logistics network models given data requirements and operational parameters. Using leading software packages to model problems arising in strategic management of logistics networks.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
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The process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption. Domestic transportation systems, distribution centers and warehousing, international logistics, logistics system controls, and reengineering logistics systems.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing and permission.
Investigation and written report of research into a specific problem in any area of industrial or management systems engineering.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 499H
Prereqs:
Senior or junior standing, admission to the University Honors Program.
Independent research project conducted under the guidance of a faculty member in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering. Research should contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field. Written thesis and formal presentation are required.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Overview of industrial engineering areas: industrial engineering history, job functions, career paths, and future industry trends.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 801
Products LiabilityCrosslisted as LAW 755G
Liability issues arising out of manufacturing defects, design defects and warning defects in various product categories. Specific issues related to product liability, such as identifying proper defendants, establishing causation and the issue of post-sale warnings. Broader policy questions about the role of litigation versus regulation in a democracy and a market economy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 810
Not open to students with credit in IMSE 315. (Delivered via WWW.) Introduction to the principles of ergonomics. Information processing, human output and control, workplace design and environmental conditions.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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System and component reliability analyses of series, parallel and complex systems. Concepts of reliability, availability, and maintainability in design of systems. Methods of reliability testing and estimation.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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Fundamentals of stochastic processes and their application in modeling production/inventory control, maintenance and manufacturing systems. Markov and semi-Markov chains, Poisson processes, renewal processes, regenerative processes and Markov decision processes.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 832
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The problem of scheduling several tasks over time, including measure of performance, single-machine sequencing, flow shop scheduling, the job shop problem and priority dispatching.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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Theory, practice and application of inventory, demand and supply planning techniques in multistage environments. Managing economies of scale, uncertainties, capacity constraints, and product availability in a supply chain. Integrated planning, supply chain coordination and technology enablers.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 888
Nonlinear Optimization in EngineeringCrosslisted as MECH 888
Prereqs:
MATH 208/208H and 314/814; MECH 480/880; and permission
Nonlinear optimization using gradient-based and evolutionary methods. Constrained and unconstrained nonlinear optimization, Karush-Kuhn-Tucker conditions, penalty and barrier methods. Applications to optimal design in sciences and engineering.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 6-10
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to advanced topics in Engineering Management and the foundations of Total Quality Management (TQM). Costs of quality, statistical tools, initiating change, advanced topics, and TQM in practice. Using DMAIC, DFSS, and COPQ along with the other industry-accepted Six Sigma Quality Techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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Continuation of concepts and principles of engineering management applied to production cases.
Credit Hours: 3
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Applications of principle and financial economics in industrial and systems engineering. Term structure of interest, capital asset pricing and other capital allocation models. Evaluation of real-options using binomial lattice, Black-Scholes and other pricing models.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
IMSE 816 or permission
Lecture and laboratory study of physiological factors affecting human performance during work. Includes evaluation and testing of physical work capacity, applied work physiology, and factors affecting work performance in stress producing environments.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 915
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Introduction and historical developments, theoretical fundamentals of the mechanics of the body. The link system of the body and kinematic aspects of extremity joints. of human motion.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
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Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 916
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Focus on man in system; man-man and man-machine communication. Design and arrangement of controls and displays. Experimental evaluation concepts.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
IMSE 815, 816 or permission
Focus on the individual in the industrial working environment. Emphasis on evaluation of fatigue, training, shift work, perception, vigilance, and work-rest scheduling as they relate to the working environment.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Extension of industrial quality control methods and techniques. Off-line and online quality control methods. Development of quality at the design stage through planned experiments and analyses. Experimental design methods include factorial, 2k, 3k, and factional factorials designs. Includes applied project in design of quality.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
MATH 821 and IMSE 822 or equivalent
Difference and differential equation models directly from series of observed data. Underlying system analysis including impulse response, stability and feedback interpretation. Forecasting and accuracy of forecasts. Periodic and exponential trends in seasonal series. Modeling two series simultaneously. Minimum mean squared error control and forecasting by leading indicators. Illustrative applications to real life data in science and engineering.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
IMSE 870 or permission
Theory, practice and technology of advanced manufacturing processes, with emphasis on process mechanism, surface integrity, tool and machine design, adaptive control and expert systems.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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Concepts and models of programmable automation and materials handling systems; use of artificial intelligence for shop floor control; design and analysis of flexible manufacturing systems.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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Philosophy, principles and methodology for discrete-event simulation modeling. Use of simulation in the planning of manufacturing and service systems. Simulation modeling perspectives and languages, variance reduction techniques, model verification and validation, and output analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 991
Prereqs:
Permission
Presentation and discussion of current topics in the field of industrial engineering.
Credit Hours: 1-3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Current topics in major areas of study with the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering that are pertinent to IMSE graduate students, in the areas of:
A. Engineering Management
B. Human Factors Engineering
D. Manufacturing Engineering
E. Operations Research
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Semester projects involving research into a specific problem in industrial or management systems engineering.
Credit Hours: 1-12
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per degree: 55
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Course Delivery: Classroom