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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 School of Engineering Course Listing Industrial Engineering 540  

Industrial Engineering 540
14:540:201Work Design and Ergonomics (3) Man-machine analysis, motion economy, time study, predeterminedtime systems, work sampling; introduction to robotics, facilities layout, material handling; introduction to ergonomics and anthropometric, biomechanical, and human-machine interface models. Corequisite: 14:540:202.
14:540:202Work Design and Ergonomics Laboratory (1) Experiments in robotics, time study, work measurement, work-place design and the human-machine interface, facilities layout. Corequisite: 14:540:201.
14:540:210Engineering Probability (3) Probability problems in engineering, conditional probability, discrete and continuous distributions, functions of random variables, interval estimates. Prerequisites: 01:640:152, 14:440:127.
14:540:213Industrial Engineering Laboratory (1) Introduction to C programming; fundamental data types, flow control, and functions; arrays, pointers, and strings; algorithms and flow charts; application of dynamic memory allocation in simulation of queuing systems.
14:540:303Manufacturing Processes (3) Properties of materials, phase diagrams, metal forming and cutting. Basic and computerized machine tools. Process planning. Control charts. Prerequisites: 14:180:243, 14:440:407. Corequisite: 14: 540:304.
14:540:304Manufacturing Processes Laboratory (1) Experiments on machine tools: lathes, drilling machines, milling machines, and CNC milling machines; robot workplace design and computer control of machine tools. Corequisite: 14:540:303.
14:540:305-306Honors Candidacy Problems (0,0) Extensive reading and study in a particular problem area of industrial engineering under the guidance of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Permission of departmental chairperson. Prerequisite for industrial engineering students who wish to be James J. Slade Scholars.
14:540:311Deterministic Models in Operations Research (3) Elements of modeling and problem solving. Use of a software package like LINDO, EXCEL to solve real life engineering problems. Linear programming, duality, sensitivity analysis, integer programming, transportation, and assignment problems. Prerequisite: 01:640:244.
14:540:338Probability Models in Operations Research (3) Modeling and decision making under uncertainty, Markov chains, poisson processes, inventory models, queuing systems. Prerequisite: 14:540:210.
14:540:343Engineering Economics (3) Economic decisions involving engineering alternatives; annual cost, present worth, rate of return, and benefit-to-cost; before and after tax replacement economy; organizational financing; break-even charts; unit and minimum-cost public sector studies. Open only to junior and senior engineering students.
14:540:382Computer Control of Manufacturing Systems (3) Programmable automation applied to manufacturing. Computer architecture, sensors and automatic data acquisition, computer control of actuators, continuous and discrete control of processes, computer integration, and local areas networks. Corequisite: 14:540:383.
14:540:383Computer Control of Manufacturing Systems Laboratory (1) Use of microcomputers and industrial controllers in controlling machines and processes. Assembly language programming, ladder logic programming, and interfacing controllers to sensors and actuators. Experiments in manufacturing applications. Corequisite: 14:540:382.
14:540:384Simulation Models in Industrial Engineering (3) Modeling and analysis of industrial and service systems using ARENA, simulationmodeling perspectives, discrete event and continuous simulation, simulation languages, statistical aspects of simulation. Prerequisites: 14:540:210, 338.
14:540:390Manufacturing Processes and Materials for Engineers (3) Properties of engineering materials, heat treating, welding, casting, forming, machining, and basic machine tool processes; experimental work, microscopic analysis of metals, chip formation, and tool life.
14:540:399Design of Engineering Systems I (3) Design principles, material selection, design for assembly, design for manufacturing, and effect of environmental issues on product design. Recommended pre- or corequisites: 14:540:303, 304.
14:540:400Design of Engineering Systems II (3) Team approach to the redesign of a "real life" product. Alternative engineering plans for improved designs developed and implemented. Both written and oral reports. Prerequisites: 14:540:303, 304, 382, 384, 399.
14:540:410Linear Programming (3) Methods and applications of linear programming, the Simplex method, the revised Simplex method, duality, transportation problems, postoptimality analysis, computer programs and solutions, decomposition and industrial application of linear programming. Prerequisite: 14:540:311. Open only to seniors and graduate students in engineering.
14:540:421Industrial Organization and Management (3) Nature and purpose of organizing, types of organizations, functions of management, human problems in industrial management. Organizational design, staffing, and human resource management.
14:540:433Quality Engineering and Statistics (3) Statistical methods for monitoring and improving product quality and decreasing variation. Factorial experiments, variables and attribute control charts, acceptance sampling, on- and off-line process controls. Prerequisite: 14:540:210. Corequisite: 14:540:434.
14:540:434Quality Engineering Laboratory (1) Practical application of quality engineering methodologies, statistical software, gage studies, online process control, design of experiments to improve product design, industrial manufacturing processes, and system design. Corequisite: 14:540:433.
14:540:453Production Planning and Control (3) Coordination of activities of both manufacturing and service systems. Systems design; input and output; planning and scheduling. Decision-making problems employing mathematical techniques of linear programming. Sequencing jobs on machines and line balancing techniques. Prerequisites: 14:540:210, 311.
14:540:461Engineering Law (3) Legal and ethical aspects of engineering; bids, awards, and negotiated contracts. Liabilities to the public and to employees, contract labor law. Contracts, patents, copyrights, trademarks, and engineering specifications. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Open only to seniors and graduate students in engineering.
14:540:462Facilities Layout and Materials Handling (3) Fundamentals of the design, layout, and location of industrial and nonmanufacturing facilities. Selection of machines and material handling equipment and their efficient arrangement. Emphasis on quantitative methods. Warehouse layout. Facility location theory. Prerequisites: 14:540:201, 303.
14:540:470,471Industrial Engineering Seminar (1,1) Broad aspects of current engineering practices. Individual investigation and reports by students. Participation by representatives from industry.
14:540:475Introduction to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (3) Generic issues in pharmaceutical drug development and manufacturing processes, such as regulatory issues including safety requirements (OSHA); the Good Manufacturing Practice (FDA); and others such as validation, quality control, and automation. Sterile and nonsterile manufacturing operations and packaging applications studied. Design and performance analysis of pharmaceutical production systems emphasized using analytical as well as simulation techniques. Case studies emphasized.
14:540:484Design of a Manufacturing Enterprise (3) Senior-level capstone course. Students in small groups select product(s) to be manufactured and design and justify the enterprise. Open only to senior industrial engineering majors.
14:540:485Manufacturing Information Systems (3) Design of information systems for integrated manufacturing. Modeling, specification, and implementation of factory information systems. Relational database model and structured query language. Methods of automatic data acquisition and integration of factory floor information with factory host database for production planning and control.
14:540:486Automated Manufacturing Systems (3) Introduction to computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), numerical control, hardware and programming, robotics hardware and programming, and machine vision with applications in manufacturing. Corequisite: 14:540:487.
14:540:487Automated Manufacturing Systems Laboratory (1) Use of CAD/CAM equipment to design and manufacture discrete parts. Experimentation with robotics with applications in manufacturing. Use of machine vision in manufacturing. Corequisite: 14:540:486.
14:540:491,492Special Problems (BA,BA) Studies in phases of industrial engineering of special interest.
14:540:496-497Co-op Internship in Industrial Engineering (3,3) Intended to provide a capstone experience to the student's undergraduate studies by integrating prior course work into a working industrial engineering professional environment. Credits earned for the educational benefits of the experience and granted only for a continuous, six-month, full-time assignment. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Graded Pass/No Credit.
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