Courses and Syllabi
Current course schedules, deadlines, and other information via the University Registrar Below is a list of courses offered by the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. When available, an underlined course number links to a current syllabus.
COP2271: Computer Programming for Engineers (VB.NET Section)
Credits: 2; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: MAC 2312 with minimum grade of C. Computer programming and the use of computers to solve engineering and mathematical problems. Emphasizes applying problem solving skills; directed toward technical careers in fields employing a reasonably high degree of mathematics. The programming language used depends on the demands of the departments in the college. Several languages may be taught each semester, no more than one per section. Those required to learn a specific language must enroll in the correct section. (M)
COP2271L: Computer Programming for Engineers Laboratory
Credits: 1; can be repeated with change in content up to 3 credits. Prereq: MAC 2312; Coreq: COP 2271. Optional laboratory for COP 2271. Required for ISE majors. (M)
EIN3101: Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering (Currently not offered)
Credits: 2; Prereq: ENC 3254 with a minimum grade of C. Introduction and overview of the profession, including career planning, professionalism and communication, ethics, teamwork, industry site visits, industrial speakers, and selected solution methods for problems in coordination and planning.
EIN4321: Industrial Energy Management (Currently not offered)
Credits: 3; Prereq: EIN 4354 and PHY 2049 with minimum grades of C. Introduces energy conservation. Supply-demand data, energy economics, investment analysis and energy legislation. Audits, waste heat recovery, cogeneration and computerized energy management systems.
Credits: 3; Prereq: ESI 4312, ESI 4313, ESI 4523, STA 4322, ESI 4356, EIN 4354 and EGS 4034 with minimum grades of C and 5EG standing. Integration of industrial and systems engineering methodologies; emphasizes methods of successful implementation. Project and case-study oriented.
Credits: 3; Prereq: ESI 4321 and ESI 4313 with minimum grades of C. Develops analytic abilities to formulate and solve inventory and logistics problems faced by today’s firms. Learn to take a comprehensive view of complex inventory and supply-chain systems; develop abilities to model, optimize and design such systems.
EIN 4354: Engineering Economy
Credits: 3; Prereq: MAC 2312 with a minimum grade of C. Basic principles and applications of economic decision-making between alternatives encountered in engineering systems projects. Analysis includes methodologies of economics and finance in addition to engineering fundamentals.
EIN 4360C: Facility Planning and Work Design
Credits: 4; Prereq: ENC 3250 or ENC 3254 and EML 2023 or equivalent with minimum grades of C; Coreq: EIN 4354. Introduces fundamental concepts in several main areas of industrial engineering such as facility planning, material handling systems, work analysis and design. Covers topics such as analysis and design of work space and flow, facility location and layout, material handling systems, motion and time studies and work sampling.
Credits: 3. Prereq: ESI 4312 and STA 4321. Design of flow line, cellular and flexible manufacturing systems. Design and control of lean manufacturing systems. Continuous improvement, small lot production, setup-time reduction, equipment improvement and maintenance. Principles and control of push and pull manufacturing systems. Production planning and operations scheduling.
EIN4905: Special Problems in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with change in content up 9 credits. Problems and systems studies associated with honors programs representing undergraduate research. Selected advanced topics including new developments and techniques in industrial and systems engineering. To register, students must submit a petition for approval.
Credits: 3; Prereq: EIN 4354 and EIN 4360 with minimum grades of C; Coreq: ESI 4221C with minimum grade of C. The first part of a two-course sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget. Working closely with industry liaison engineers and a faculty coach, students gain practical experience in teamwork and communication, problem solving and engineering design, and develop leadership, management and people skills.
EIN4913: Integrated Product and Process Design 2
Credits: 3; Prereq: 3EG or 4EG classification and EGS 4034 with a minimum grade of C. The second part of a two-course sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget.
EIN4937: Industrial and Systems Engineering Seminar (Currently not offered)
Credits: 1; Prereq: 3EG or 4EG standing in industrial and systems engineering. Lectures and discussions on general and specific engineering problems. Individual investigations and research reports on assigned topics. Orientation for an industrial career. (S-U)
EIN4944: Practical Work in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 3 credits. Prereq: 4EG classification and EGS 4034 with a minimum grade of C. One term of industrial employment, including extra work according to a preapproved outline. Practical engineering work under industrial supervision as set forth in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering regulations. (S-U)
Credits: 3; Prereq: STA 4321 and STA 4322 with minimum grades of C. Factors affecting variation in product quality; use of control charts to evaluate and control manufacturing processes. Techniques for acceptance and reliability testing. Laboratory exercises illustrate the operation and control of manufacturing processes and hazard function. Typical failure distributions, redundant systems, models of repair and maintenance.
ESI4312: Operations Research 1
Credits: 4; Prereq: ESI 4327C with minimum grade of C. Introduces optimization modeling, algorithms and software to aid in the analysis and solution of decision-making problems.
Credits: 4; Prereq: ESI 4327C and STA 4321 with minimum grades of C. Introduces stochastic models and methodologies for analyzing and providing solutions to decision-making problems with uncertainties.
Credits: 4; Prereq: MAC 2313 and MAP 2302 with minimum grades of C. Theory and application of vector, matrix and other numerical methods to systems problems. Simultaneous linear equations, characteristic values, quadratic forms, error analysis, use of series, curve fitting, nonlinear equations, discrete methods. Laboratory emphasize numerical solutions using MATLAB.
Credits: 4; Prereq: COP 2271 and ESI 4312 with minimum grades of C. Applications of decision support systems in industrial and systems engineering; developing and implementing decision support systems arising in industrial and systems engineering using popular database management and spreadsheet software.
Credits: 4; Prereq: COP 2271 and ESI 4312 with minimum grades of C. Introduces the Internet and e-commerce; Internet tools and technologies necessary for the development of web-based decision support systems; designing and implementing web-based decision support systems arising in the practice of industrial and systems engineering using popular software packages.
Credits: 3; Prereq: COP 2271, STA 4322 and ESI 4313 with minimum grades of C. Simulation methodology and languages (such as General Purpose Simulation System – GPSS). Design and analysis of simulation experiments as well as applications to solutions of industrial and service system problems.
ESI4949: Co-Op Work Experience
Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 3 credits; Prereq: EGS 4034 with a minimum grade of C. Practical engineering work under industrial supervision, as set forth in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering regulations. (S-U)
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