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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Engineering and Applied Science


IND ENG Industrial/Manufacturing Engr



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101 Fundamentals of Graphics. 3 cr. U. Orthogonal projection; descriptive geometry elements using cutting plane, auxiliary view and revolution methods; pictorials; 2-D, 2 1/2-D, and 3-D computer-aided-design/drafting (CADD) modeling methods.|Prereq: math placement test code of 20 or Math 105(C).
111 Introduction to Engineering. 3 cr. U. Introduction to Engineering Disciplines, problem solving methods, teamwork, technical communication, professionalism, and ethics.|Counts as repeat of Ind Eng 210. Prereq: Math 116(C).
112 Engineering Drawing & Computer Aided Design/Drafting. 3 cr. U. Visualization, Engineering Drawing, CAD, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Group Project, Team Work.|Counts as repeat of of Ind Eng 101. Prereq: Math 116(P).
210 Introduction to Design Techniques. 3 cr. U. Systems philosophy of problem solving and design; techniques of gathering information, defining problems, creativity, and decision making. A semester project includes feasibility, development, and detail design phases.|Prereq: soph st.
299 Independent Reading and Work. 1-3 cr. U. Credit hours to be arranged between student and staff on an individual basis.|Prereq: cons instr.
350 Manufacturing Processes. 3 cr. U. Broad study of processes and equipment used in modern production. Design considerations, economic factors, automation, metals and plastics processing, fabrication of electronic materials.|Prereq: MatlEng 201(P).
360 Engineering Economic Analysis. 3 cr. U. Concept of time value of money. Economical evaluation of alternate projects and replacement policies using methods such as present worth, rate of return, and annual cost. Engineering investment decision analysis.|Prereq: jr st.
370 Introduction to Operations Analysis. 3 cr. U. Functions and philosophies of the contemporary engineer in the production/service environment as it is planned, designed, manufactured/delivered, maintained, controlled and distributed.|Prereq: Math 233(P)
390 Senior Thesis. 1-3 cr. U. Independent research under the direction of a faculty member; submission of a written thesis is required.|3 cr total required. Need not all be taken during the same semester. Prereq: sr st & cons instr.
405 Product Realization. 3 cr. U/G. This interdisciplinary course (engineering and art students) considers the diverse aspects of the product realization process.|Art 405, MechEng 405, & Ind Eng 405 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as repeat of Art 402/Ind Eng 590/MechEng 490 with same topic. Prereq: jr st & admis to Art & Design prog or IAT prog; or Ind Eng 350(P), 360(P), 370(P); or MechEng 321(P), 360(P), 366(P), 370(P); or grad st & cons instr.
455 Operations Research I. 3 cr. U/G. Fundamental optimization methods; linear programming, integer programming, network models, and dynamic programming methods of operations research. Modeling and applications of these methods in practical situations.|Prereq: jr st; Math 233(P).
465 Operations Research II. 3 cr. U/G. Concepts and methods of probabilistic modeling in queueing, forecasting, and inventory problems for design and analysis of manufacturing and service operations.|Prereq: jr st; Ind Eng 467(P) or MthStat 467(P) or equiv course in statistics.
467 Introductory Statistics for Physical Sciences and Engineering Students. 3 cr. U/G. Concepts of probability and statistics; probability distributions of engineering applications; sampling distributions; hypothesis testing; parameter estimation; regression analysis.|Not open for cr for Math majors or students with cr in MthStat 362 or 465. IndEng 467 & MthStat 467 are jointly offered & count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Math 233(P).
470 Methods Engineering. 3 cr. U/G. Use of production machine for producing a simple product. Study of production sequence, material flow, plant layout; time and motion; and the economics of materials and methods of fabrication. Redesign of the product and the methods of production to minimize total costs within physical, social and aesthetic constraints.|Prereq: jr st; Ind Eng 467(P).
475 Simulation Methodology. 3 cr. U/G. Fundamentals of discrete simulation. Random number and random variable generation for simulation modeling and analysis using simulation software.|Prereq: Ind Eng 467(P), CompSci 201(C).
485 Senior Design Project. 3 cr. U. Capstone design projects involving design of a production/service system. Progress reports, final report, and presentation.|Prereq: sr st, Ind Eng 370(P), 455(P), 465(C), 470(C), 475(P), 571(C), 580(C), 583(C).
499 Ad Hoc: 1-12 cr. U. |Retakeable w/chg in topic.
571 Quality Control. 3 cr. U/G. Statistical process quality design and control. Process control charts, six sigma and process capability assessment.|Prereq: jr st & Ind Eng 467(P) or equiv course in statistics; or grad st.
572 Reliability Engineering. 3 cr. U/G. Concepts and methods for the design, testing, and estimation of component and system reliabilities. Failures and failure rates; life tests; series-parallel, and standby systems; stress levels; redundancy and reliability apportionment; maintainability, availability, and safety; reliability design and implementation.|Prereq: jr st; Ind Eng 467(P) or equiv.
575 Design of Experiments. 3 cr. U/G. Statistical principles, designs and analyses for planned experimentation; factorial and fractional factorial designs, inner-outer designs, robustness, confounding and blocking, and response surface methodology.|Prereq: Ind Eng 467(P) or equiv.
577 Dimensional Measurement and Tolerancing. 3 cr. U/G. Measurement techniques; implementation and integration of precision measuring equipment and gages in manufacturing systems; geometric dimensioning and tolerancing; and devices for statistical process control.|Prereq: sr st & Ind Eng 467(P).
580 Ergonomics. 3 cr. U/G. Broad study of ergonomics principles and stresses in design and analysis of workplaces and physical environment; 2 hrs lec & 2 hrs lab/week.|Prereq: jr st.
582 Ergonomic Job Evaluation Techniques. 3 cr. U/G. Review of popular, contemporary methods of job evaluation for risk of low back pain and distal upper extremity.|Prereq: sr st & Ind Eng 580(P).
583 Facility Layout and Material Handling. 3 cr. U/G. Basics in facility planning; design and integration of plant layout, material handling, and warehousing; quantitative models for facility location problems.|Prereq: sr st, Ind Eng 370(P), Ind Eng 455(C)
584 Biodynamics of Human Motion. 3 cr. U/G. Techniques for collecting, analyzing and interpreting human motion data. Special emphasis will be placed on performing data analysis using the software package, Matlab.|Prereq: jr st; ElecEng 234(P); Civ Eng202(C).
587 Lean Production Systems. 3 cr. U/G. An integrated approach to efficient manufacturing of products with high quality, low cost, and timely delivery including one-piece flow, pull system, and visual factory.|Prereq: Ind Eng 350(P).
590 Topics in Industrial and Systems Engineering: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. Selected topics of current interest in an area of systems design.|May be repeated with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: sr st.
699 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U/G. |Limited to max of 6 cr applied toward undergraduate degree. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.

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