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Industrial Engineering (I E)

I E 097 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1998
 

I E 100S Discover Industrial Engineering: First-Year Seminar (1) Informational First-year on Industrial Engineering as a career choice and profession; lab exercises; guest speakers; real world problems.
Effective: Fall 1999
 

I E 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

I E 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

I E 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

I E 302 Engineering Economy (3) Principles and methods for analyzing the economic feasibility of technical alternatives leading to a decision or recommendation.
Effective: Fall 1992
Prerequisite: MATH 141  

I E 303 Engineering Economic Analysis (2) Economic analysis of engineering alternatives.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

I E 305 Product Design, Specification and Measurement (3) Principles of product design and specifications and methods for product verification.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:MATSE 259  

I E 306 Machining Process Design & Analysis (3) Application of Engineering Principles for the Design and Implementation of Economic and Effective Machining Processes.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: I E 305, I E 322  

I E 307 Additive Manufacturing Process and Reverse Engineering (3) The study and application of rapid prototyping technologies in design and manufacturing.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: I E 305  

I E 311 Principles of Solidification Processing (3) Discussion, laboratory practices, and laboratory experiments covering principles of metal casting and joining, nondestructive testing, and nonmetallic processing.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: I E 305  

I E 312 Product Design and Manufacturing Processes (3) Theory and principles of mechanical design specification, verification, and manufacturing. Industrial engineering majors may not schedule this course.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: E MCH 213, E MCH 210H orE MCH 210 ; Prerequisite or concurrent:E SC 414M orMATSE 259  

I E 322 Probabilistic Models in Industrial Engineering (3) The study and application of probability theory in the solution of engineering problems.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: MATH 141  

I E 323 Statistical Methods in Industrial Engineering (3) The study and application of statistics in the solution of engineering problems.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: I E 322  

I E 327 Introduction to Work Design (3) Job analysis, cognitive and physical considerations in design of work, work measurement.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: MATH 141 Prerequisite or concurrent:E MCH 211 orE MCH 210  

I E 330 Engineering Analytics (3) The study and application of Computing, Information Technology and Analytics to Industrial Engineering.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: I E 322 andCMPSC 200, CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202  

I E 330L Information Technology for Industrial Engineering (3) The study and application of computing and information technology to industrial engineering.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MATH 141, CMPSC 201  

I E 330P Information Technology for Industrial Engineering The study and application of computing and information technology to industrial engineering.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MATH 141, CMPSC 201  

I E 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

I E 399 (IL) Foreign Studies--Industrial Engineering (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

I E 402 Advanced Engineering Economy (3) Concepts and techniques of analyses useful in evaluating engineering projects under deterministic and uncertain conditions.
Effective: Summer 1995
Prerequisite: I E 302, I E 322, I E 405  

I E 405 Deterministic Models in Operations Research (3) Deterministic models in operation research including linear programming, flows in networks, project management, transportation and assignment models and integer programming.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: MATH 220  

I E 408 Cognitive Work Design (3) Design and evaluation of cognitive work, including the human/computer interface, visual displays, software design, and automated system monitoring, with emphasis on human performance.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: I E 327  

I E 418 Human/Computer Interface Design (3) Design and evaluation of the human/computer interface, including human performance, visual displays, software design, and automated system monitoring.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: I E 327 andCMPSC 200, CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202  

I E 419 Work Design - Productivity and Safety (3) Methods improvement, physical work design, productivity, work measurement; principles and practice of safety.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: I E 327  

I E 424 Process Quality Engineering (3) Statistical methods for engineering process characterization and improvement. For non-Industrial Engineering majors.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: MATH 141 and prerequisite or concurrent:MATH 220 orB E 301   Concurrent: MATH 220 or B E 301

I E 425 Stochastic Models in Operations Research (3) Stochastic models in operations research with real world applications including dynamic programming, Markov chains, queueing models and inventory models.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: MATH 220 andI E 322   Concurrent: I E 405

I E 428 Metal Casting (3) Application of engineering principles to the design of castings; casting of ferrous and nonferrous alloys; laboratory and simulation projects.
Effective: Summer 1995
Prerequisite: I E 311, I E 312 orMETAL 408W  

I E 433 Regression Analysis and Design of Experiments (3) Theory and Application of Regression Analysis and Design of Experiments to build models and optimize process and product parameters.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: I E 323  

I E 434 Statistical Quality Control (3) Statistical techniques for univariate and multivariate monitoring of independent and autocorrelated processes; foundations of quality control and improvement.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: I E 323  

I E 436 Six Sigma Methodology (3) Techniques for structured problem-solving to improve the quality and cost of products and processes.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: I E 323  

I E 453 Simulation Modeling for Decision Support (3) Introduction of concepts of simulation modeling and analysis, with application to manufacturing and production systems.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: CMPSC 200, CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202 andI E 323 andI E 425  

I E 454 Applied Decision Analysis (3) Theory and practice of decision analysis applied to engineering problems.
Effective: Fall 1992
Prerequisite: I E 322  

I E 456 (M E 456) Industrial Robot Applications (3) Introduction to robotics, with emphasis on robot selection, programming, and economic justification for manufacturing applications.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MATH 220;MATH 250 orMATH 251;I E 305 orM E 360;CMPSC 200 orCMPSC 201  

I E 460 Service Systems Engineering (3) Use of quantitative models and methods for analysis, design and control of service systems.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: I E 322 andI E 405  

I E 462 Introduction to Expert Systems (3) Building expert systems in general; emphasis on knowledge representation and inference mechanisms in the manufacturing domain.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: CMPSC 200, CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202 andI E 323  

I E 463 Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (3) Three dimensional modeling and manufacture of parts and assemblies using Computer Aided Design and manufacturing software, and numerically controlled machines.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: I E 305  

I E 464 Assembly of Printed Circuit Boards (3) Manufacturing processes and principles for assembly of printed circuit boards with surface mount and through-hole technology.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: PHYS 212, I E 305  

I E 466 Concurrent Engineering (3) Concurrent engineering methods for product/process development, capturing customer requirements, insuring manufacturability and serviceability.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: MATH 141, MATH 220  

I E 467 Facility Layout and Location (3) Analytical and computational methods for facility layout designs, material handling systems and equipment, and location.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: I E 322, I E 405  

I E 468 Optimization Modeling and Methods (3) Mathematical modeling of linear, integer, and nonlinear programming problems and computational methods for solving these classes of problems.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: I E 405, MATH 231  

I E 469 Global Industrial Engineering Experience (1) Students will learn how to prepare for a short term, professional exchange in a foreign nation. Students will then travel to a designated university within a foreign nation for the purpose of a five day cultural and professional exchange.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or higher  

I E 470 Manufacturing System Design and Analysis (3) Contemporary design and analysis methodologies used to organize systems for economic manufacture of products.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent: with manufacturing process elective  

I E 477 Computer Control of Manufacturing Machines and Processes (3) Elements of computer control and discrete-time modeling. Design and analysis of digital controls for manufacturing machines and processes.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: MATH 141, CMPSC 200, CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202 andI E 305  

I E 478 Retail Services Engineering (3) Introduction to retail services operations, process models, and application of information technologies to enhance productivity and profitability.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: I E 330  

I E 479 (EDSGN 479) Human Centered Product Design and Innovation (3) Consumer product design for a global market, incorporating human factors principles and user desires in a multicultural perspective.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: I E 408 orI E 419 or equivalent  

I E 480W Capstone Design Project (3) Industry-based senior capstone design project emphasizing manufacturing systems, service systems, and information systems in an interdisciplinary setting.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: I E 302, I E 305, I E 323, I E 327, I E 405   Concurrent: I E 330

I E 494H Senior Honors Thesis (1-9) Students must have approval of a thesis adviser before scheduling this course.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

I E 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

I E 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

I E 499 (IL) Foreign Studies--Industrial Engineering (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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