ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Industrial Engineering (IEE)

IEE 294 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
fall and spring
Possible topics:

(a)Industrial Engineering Applications Seminar. (2)

IEE 300 Economic Analysis for Engineers. (3)
fall and spring
Economic evaluation of alternatives for engineering decisions, emphasizing the time value of money. Prerequisites: ECE 100; MAT 270.

IEE 305 Information Systems Engineering. (3)
fall
Emphasizes systems analysis, design and implementation of information systems using fourth-generation languages and alternative database structures. Prerequisite: CSE 100.
General Studies: CS

IEE 360 Manufacturing Processes. (3)
fall and spring
Production technique and equipment. Casting and molding, forming, machining, joining and assembly, computer-integrated manufacturing, rapid prototyping, and electronics manufacturing. Cross-listed as MAE 351. Credit is allowed for only IEE 360 or MAE 351. Prerequisite: ECE 350.

IEE 361 Manufacturing Processes Lab. (1)
fall and spring
Series of labs designed to illustrate concepts presented in IEE 360 on production technique and equipment. Corequisite: IEE 360 or MAE 351.

IEE 368 Facilities Analysis and Design. (3)
fall
Planning analysis and design of methods of the tangible physical assets of the firm. Emphasizes facilities location, materials handling, automation, computer integration, and utilization of financial resources. Applications in diverse fields. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: IEE 300.

IEE 369 Work Analysis and Design. (3)
spring
Planning analysis and design of methods of accomplishing work. Emphasizes human factors, work planning, methods analysis and design, and work measurement. Applications in diverse fields. Lecture, lab.

IEE 374 Quality Control. (3)
fall
Control charting and other statistical process control techniques. Organization and managerial aspects of quality assurance, plus acceptance sampling plans. Prerequisite: ECE 380.
General Studies: CS

IEE 431 Engineering Administration. (3)
fall
Introduces quantitative and qualitative approaches to management functions, engineering administration, organizational analysis, decision making, and communication. Credit is allowed for only IEE 431 or 541. Prerequisite: senior standing.

IEE 437 Human Factors Engineering. (3)
fall
Study of the human psychological and physiological factors that underlie the design of equipment and the interaction between people and machines. Credit is allowed for only IEE 437 or 547.

IEE 461 Production Control. (3)
fall
Techniques for the planning, control, and evaluation of production systems. Project management, forecasting, inventory control, scheduling, enterprise requirements planning. Prerequisites: ASE 485; CSE 100; IEE 476.

IEE 463 Computer-Aided Manufacturing and Control. (3)
spring
Computer control in manufacturing, CIM, NC, logic controllers, group technology, process planning, and robotics. Credit is allowed for only IEE 463 or 543. Prerequisite: IEE 360 or MAE 351.
General Studies: CS

IEE 475 Simulating Stochastic Systems. (3)
fall and spring
Analyzes stochastic systems using basic queuing networks and discrete event simulation. Basic network modeling, shared resources, routing, assembly logic. Credit is allowed for only IEE 475 or 545. Prerequisites: ASE 485; CSE 100; IEE 476.
General Studies: CS

IEE 476 Operations Research Techniques/Applications. (4)
fall and spring
Industrial systems applications with operations research techniques. Resource allocation, product mix, production, shipping, task assignment, market share, machine repair, customer service. Credit is allowed for only IEE 476 or 546. Prerequisites: ASE 485; CSE 100.
General Studies: CS

IEE 490 Project in Design and Development. (3)
fall and spring
Individual or team capstone project in creative design and synthesis. Prerequisite: senior standing.
General Studies: L

IEE 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

IEE 505 Applications Engineering. (3)
fall and spring
Develops working knowledge of application systems development tools needed for computer-integrated enterprise. Includes techniques for application generation in fourth- and fifth-generation software environments. Topics include client server network systems, decision support systems, and transaction systems in distributed environment. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 511 Analysis of Decision Processes. (3)
spring
Methods of making decisions in complex environments and statistical decision theory; effects of risk, uncertainty, and strategy on engineering and managerial decisions. Prerequisite: ECE 380.

IEE 520 Ergonomics Design. (3)
spring
Human physiological and psychological factors in the design of work environments and in the employment of people in man-machine systems. Open-shop lab assignments in addition to class work. Prerequisite: IEE 437.

IEE 530 Enterprise Modeling. (3)
spring
Focuses on social, economic, and technical models of the enterprise with emphasis on the management of technological resources. Includes organization, econometric, financial, and large-scale mathematical models. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 531 Topics in Engineering Administration. (3)
spring in even years
Consideration given to philosophical, psychological, political, and social implications of administrative decisions. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 532 Management of Technology. (3)
spring
Topics include designing a technical strategy; technological forecasting; interfacing marketing engineering and manufacturing; designing and managing innovation systems; creativity; application of basic management principles to technology management. Prerequisite: IEE 431.

IEE 533 Scheduling and Network Analysis Models. (3)
spring
Applies scheduling and sequencing algorithms, deterministic and stochastic network analysis, and flow algorithms. Prerequisites: ECE 380; IEE 476.

IEE 541 Engineering Administration. (3)
fall
Introduces quantitative and qualitative approaches to management functions, engineering administration, organizational analysis, decision making, and communication. Credit is allowed for only IEE 541 or 431. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 543 Computer-Aided Manufacturing and Control. (3)
spring
Computer control in manufacturing, CIM, NC, logic controllers, group technology, process planning and robotics. Credit is allowed for only IEE 543 or 463. Prerequisite: C programming capability.

IEE 545 Simulating Stochastic Systems. (3)
fall and spring
Analyzes stochastic systems using basic queuing networks and discrete event simulation. Basic network modeling, shared resources, routing, assembly logic. Credit is allowed for only IEE 545 or 475. Prerequisites: ASE 485; IEE 476.

IEE 546 Operations Research Techniques/Applications. (4)
fall and spring
Models and analyzes industrial systems applications with operations research techniques. Resource allocation, product mix, production, shipping, task assignment, market share, machine repair, customer service. Credit is allowed for only IEE 546 or 476. Prerequisite: ASE 485.

IEE 547 Human Factors Engineering. (3)
fall and spring
Study of people at work; designing for human performance effectiveness and productivity. Considerations of human physiological and psychological factors. Credit is allowed for only IEE 547 or 437. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 552 Strategic Technological Planning. (3)
spring
Studies concepts of strategy, strategy formulation process, and strategic planning methodologies with emphasis on engineering design and manufacturing strategy, complemented with case studies. Presents and uses an analytical executive planning decision support system throughout course. Pre- or corequisites: IEE 545, 561, 572, 574.

IEE 560 Object-Oriented Information Systems. (3)
spring
Applies object-oriented technology concepts to manufacturing and enterprise systems. Topics include Java, object management systems, and application design. Prerequisite: IEE 505.

IEE 561 Production Systems. (3)
spring
Understanding how factories operate, how performance is measured, and how operational changes impact performance metrics. Operational philosophies, increasing production efficiency through quantitative methods. Prerequisites: ASE 485; IEE 476.

IEE 562 Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Tools. (3)
spring
Current topics in automation, distributed control, control code generation, control logic validation, CAM integration, CAD/CAM data structures, planning for control systems. Topics vary by semester. Prerequisite: IEE 463 or 543.

IEE 563 Systems Analysis for Distributed Systems. (3)
spring
Analysis and design of distributed groupware applications for manufacturing and enterprise systems. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 564 Planning for Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. (3)
fall
Theory and use of IDEF methodology in planning for flexible manufacturing, robotics, and real-time control. Simulation concepts applied to computer-integrated manufacturing planning. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 565 Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Research. (3)
spring
Determination and evaluation of research areas in computer-integrated manufacturing, including real-time software, manufacturing information systems, flexible and integrated manufacturing systems, robotics, and computer graphics. Prerequisite: IEE 564.

IEE 566 Simulation in Manufacturing. (3)
spring in even years
Uses simulation in computer-integrated manufacturing with an emphasis on modeling material handling systems. Programming, declarative, and intelligence-based simulation environments. Prerequisite: IEE 545.

IEE 567 Simulation System Analysis. (3)
fall
Simulation modeling of processes involving discrete and continuous system components. Topics include random number generators, output analysis, variance reduction, and statistical issues related to simulation. Prerequisite: IEE 545.

IEE 569 Advanced Statistical Methods. (3)
fall in even years
Applies statistical inference procedures, based on ranks, to engineering problems. Efficient alternatives to classical statistical inference constrained by normality assumptions. Prerequisite: ASE 485.

IEE 570 Advanced Quality Control. (3)
spring
Economic-based acceptance sampling, multiattribute acceptance sampling, narrow limit gauging in inspector error and attributes acceptance sampling, principles of quality management, and selected topics from current literature. Prerequisite: ASE 485.

IEE 571 Quality Management. (3)
fall
Total quality concepts, quality strategies, quality and competitive position, quality costs, vendor relations, the quality manual, and quality in the services. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 572 Design of Engineering Experiments. (3)
fall and spring
Analyzes variance and experimental design. Topics include general design methodology, incomplete blocks, confounding, fractional replication, and response surface methodology. Prerequisite: ASE 485.

IEE 573 Reliability Engineering. (3)
spring
Nature of reliability, time to failure densities, series/parallel/standby systems, complex system reliability, Bayesian reliability, and sequential reliability tests. Prerequisite: ECE 380.

IEE 574 Applied Deterministic Operations Research Models. (3)
fall and spring
Develops advanced techniques in operations research for the solution of complex industrial systems problems. Goal programming, integer programming, heuristic methods, dynamic and nonlinear programming. Prerequisite: IEE 476.

IEE 575 Applied Stochastic Operations Research Models. (3)
spring
Formulate and solve industrial systems problems with stochastic components using analytical techniques. Convolution, continuous-time Markov chains, queues with batching, priorities, balking, open/closed queuing networks. Prerequisites: ASE 485; IEE 476.

IEE 577 Decision and Expert Systems Methodologies. (3)
fall
Applies artificial intelligence methodologies in decision support systems. Topics include neural networks, fuzzy logic systems, and expert systems. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

IEE 578 Regression Analysis. (3)
fall
Regression model building oriented toward engineers/physical scientists. Topics include linear regression, diagnostics biased and robust fitting, nonlinear regression. Prerequisite: ASE 485.

IEE 579 Time Series Analysis and Forecasting. (3)
fall in odd years
Forecasting time series by the Box-Jenkins and exponential smoothing techniques; Utilizes existing digital computer programs to augment the theory. Prerequisite: ASE 485.

IEE 582 Response Surfaces and Process Optimization. (3)
spring
Introduces response surface method and its applications. Topics include steepest ascent, canonical analysis, designs, and optimality criteria. Prerequisite: IEE 572.

IEE 593 Applied Project. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

IEE 594 Conference and Workshop. (1)
fall and spring
Orientation to the developing work in the field with an emphasis on what the IE faculty are doing.

IEE 598 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered
Possible topics:

(a)Advanced Topics in Deterministic Operations Research. (3)
(b)Advanced Topics in Scheduling. (3)
(c)Analysis of Massive Data Sets. (3)
(d)Computer and Human Vision. (3)
(e)DOE/SPC for Semiconductor Processes. (3)
(f)Enterprise Internet/Intranet. (3)
(g)Introduction to Rapid Prototyping. (3)
(h)Mechatronics. (3)
(i)Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing. (3)
(j)Product Modeling. (3)
(k)Strategic Design of Manufacturing Systems. (3)
(l)Strategic Issues in Manufacturing. (3)

IEE 599 Thesis. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

IEE 672 Advanced Topics in Experimental Design. (3)
spring in even years
Engineering applications of factorial and fractional factorial designs with randomization restrictions, analysis techniques in parameter comparison, missing data, unbalanced designs. Prerequisite: IEE 572.

IEE 677 Regression and Linear Models. (3)
spring in odd years
General linear models, applications, theory, including least squares, maximum likelihood estimation, properties of estimators, likelihood ratio tests, and computational procedures. Prerequisite: IEE 578.

IEE 679 Time Series Analysis and Control. (3)
fall in even years
Identification, estimation, diagnostic checking techniques for ARIMA models, transfer functions, multiple time series models for feedback and feedforward control schemes. Prerequisite: IEE 579.

IEE 681 Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability. (3)
fall in even years
Organizing hardware and software, integrity and fault-tolerant design, maintenance design and strategy, Markov models, fault-free analysis, and military standards. Prerequisite: IEE 573.

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