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Prereqs: 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 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
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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 882
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: IMSE 206.
General concepts and principles of engineering management applied to cases.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
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, Web
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
Prereqs: IMSE 321.
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, Web
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
Prereqs: IMSE 321.
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
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
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
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
Prereqs: IMSE 375, IMSE 428.
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
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
Prereqs: IMSE 334.
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
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
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: IMSE 828
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
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: IMSE 428/828.
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
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 832
Prereqs: IMSE 334
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
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: IMSE 321 and 328
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
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
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: IMSE 805
Continuation of concepts and principles of engineering management applied to production cases.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: IMSE 806
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
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
Course Delivery: Classroom
IMSE 915
Prereqs: IMSE 816
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
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
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
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
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
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
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
Course Delivery: Classroom