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​List Of Industrial And Systems Engineering Courses

ISE 201 Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering (1-0-1)
An introduction to and overview of the profession, including career planning, professionalism, ethics and teamwork Nature of the Industrial Engineer job, Selected areas of IE such as quality, optimization, productivity, process improvement. Industry site visits, industrial speakers, Case studies from IE applications.
Prerequisite: MATH 102. 

ISE 205 Engineering Probability and Statistics (3-0-3)
Data description and presentation. Basic concepts in probability. Random variables and probability distributions. Sampling distribution. Point estimation of parameters. Statistical intervals for a single sample. Statistical intervals for two samples. Laboratory projects consisting of selected applications.
Prerequisite: MATH 201 

ISE 303 Operations Research I (3-0-3)
Modeling in Operations Research. Linear Programming: Simplex Method, Duality, Sensitivity Analysis. Network Models; Shortest-Route Problem, PERT/CPM, Maximum Flow Problem, Minimal Spanning Tree Problem, Transportation and Assignment Problems. Goal Programming.
Prerequisite: ISE 201, ISE 205 

ISE 304 Principles of Industrial Costing (3-0-3)
Introduction to basic costing concepts and behavior, with emphasis on manufacturing optimization through labor and materials cost analysis, operation and overhead cost calculations, product cost estimating, and finally setting product selling price. Study of the principles of costing systems and techniques of analysis and cost control. Emphasis on interpretation and use of costing principles for decision making.
Prerequisite: ISE 205 

ISE 305 Optimization Methods (2-3-3)
Unconstrained optimization, necessary and sufficient conditions for unconstrained minima. Derivative-free algorithm. The steepest decent and Newton algorithms. Conjugate gradient and Quasi-Newton methods. Constrained optimization: Karush-Kuhn-Tucker conditions for optimality, algorithms for constrained optimization including SUMT, approximation and methods of feasible directions. Case studies in different engineering discipline.
Prerequisite: ISE 303 

ISE 307 Engineering Economic Analysis ( 3-0-3)
Introduction to concepts of economic decision-making from a cash flow view point. It includes present worth analysis, cash flow equivalence, rates of return, replacement analysis, benefit-cost analysis, depreciation and taxes, and projects break-even point, selection, and sensitivity analysis. 
Prerequisite : Third Year 

ISE 320 Quality Control and Industrial Statistics ( 3-0-3)
Introduction to quality control and process improvement. Cost of quality and the effects of quality on productivity. Concepts of variation. Statistical process control (SPC tools). Control charts for variables and attributes and their applications in process control. Process capability studies. Acceptance sampling. Case studies in applied quality control.
Prerequisite: ISE 205 

ISE 323 Work and Process Improvements (2-3-3)
History of Methods Design & Work Measurement Methods design. Process analysis. Operation analysis. Introduction to human engineering. Standardization. Work measurement Predetermined motion-time systems. Standard data. Work sampling. Term project
Prerequisite: ISE 205 

ISE 325 Engineering Statistics (3-0-3)
Review for estimation. Test of hypothesis for single and two samples. Applications of test of hypothesis in engineering. Simple and multiple linear regression and their applications. Design and analysis of single-factor experiments: analysis of variance. Design of experiments with several factors. Case studies in engineering statistics.
Prerequisite: ISE 205 

ISE 350 Beginning Coop Program (0-0-0) 

ISE 351 Cooperative Work Program (0-0-9) 
The Cooperative Work Program accounts for nine (9) credit hours, involves either a team based or a single student based project that is geared toward an integrated application of several pieces of Systems Engineering knowledge learned by the student in his undergraduate education thus far. The co-op project must address technical aspects of the practice of Systems Engineering, including analysis, experimentation and design, by utilizing the problemsolving techniques covered in the various required (core) and elective courses offered at the Systems Engineering Department.
Prerequisite: Completion of 85 Credit Hours, and fulfillment of departmental requirements 

ISE 361 Fundamentals of Data Base Systems (2-3-3)
This is a first course in database management systems, teaching database concepts, data modeling and database design. Fundamental database concepts, Relational Data Manipulation, Data modeling, Capturing Business Rules, Normalization, Database system development process, Transaction, Processing, Distributed Processing, Data Warehouses, and Databases on the Web. Concepts and tools will be integrated in a small-group term project by designing and implementing an actual information system.
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

ISE 390 Seminar (0-0-0)
The purpose of this course is to raise students' awareness of contemporary issues in their discipline and otherwise. The student has to attend a required number of seminars, workshops, professional societal meetings or governmental agency conferences; at least half of these should address issues in his discipline. The student has to attend a required number of industrial visits.
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

ISE 391 Industrial Engineering Design (1-3-2)
Introduction to engineering design, formulation of design problems, the design process, design phases, IE and the design process, Quality function deployment for specifying design requirements, design strategies, generating alternatives, probabilistic consideration in design, communication issues, design evaluation, selection and implementation. Discussion of case studies including operations systems, manufacturing, quality, ergonomics, layout and scheduling. Includes team project with an application in manufacturing or service industry.
Prerequisite: ISE 205, ENGL 214, and junior standing. 

ISE 399 Summer Training (0-0-0)
Students spend eight weeks in the industry, and submit a report and a presentation at the end of his summer training work.
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

ISE 402 Production Systems and Inventory Control (3-0-3)
Element of functional organization. Forecasting in production systems. Product and process design considerations. Deterministic and stochastic inventory systems. Production scheduling and line balancing. Capacity planning. Material requirement planning (MRP). Computer applications in production control. Case studies and applications.
Prerequisite: ISE 205 

ISE 405 Stochastic Systems Simulation (2-3-3)
Basic discrete-event simulation modeling, queuing models, simulation languages, review of basic probability and statistics, random-number generators, generating random variables, output data analysis, validation of simulation models. A simulation language is used in the lab to illustrate simulation models on real case studies.
Prerequisite: ISE 205 

ISE 411 Productivity engineering and Management (3-0-3)
Introduction to productivity, productivity factors, measurement of productivity, planning for productivity, total productivity model, product base productivity improvement, employer based productivity improvement, productivity improvement programs, case studies and class project.
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

ISE 420 Quality Improvement Methods (3-0-3)
Introduction to principles and philosophies of total quality management, advance methods for process control, six sigma approach to quality, Quality function deployment (QFD) and Taguchi approach to quality and parameter optimization.
Prerequisite: ISE 320 

ISE 421 Operation Research II (3-0-3)
Following topics from operations research with an emphasis on modeling and implementation are provided; integer programming, dynamic programming and nonlinear programming. Implementation using modeling software and spreadsheet is demonstrated on examples and case studies.
Prerequisite: ISE 303 

ISE 422 Facility Layout and Location (3-0-3)
Introduction to facility planning issues. Material handling. Facility location and layout and computer-aided techniques and packages. Storage and warehousing functions, emphasizing quantitative and simulation techniques.
Prerequisite: ISE 303 

ISE 425 Queuing Systems (3-0-3)
Introduction to Queuing Models and Their Applications, Elements and Characteristics of Queuing Models, Single Server queue, Birth Death Processes, M/M/1, M/M/s, M/G/l, Little Law, Priority Queues, Network of Queues.
Prerequisite: Senior standing 

ISE 429 Maintenance Planning and Control (3-0-3)
Maintenance Organization, Maintenance strategy, Forecasting maintenance work, Maintenance capacity planning, Component replacement decision models, Maintenance Measurement and Standards, Scheduling of maintenance, Maintenance material control, Quality of maintenance jobs, Maintenance productivity, Maintenance audit, Maintenance management information systems, Case Studies.
Prerequisite: Senior standing 

ISE 443 Human Factors Engineering (2-3-3)
Study of human response into man-machine systems. Study of visual displays as a medium of input. Auditory and tactual displays. Human control of systems. Control tools and related devices. Applied anthropometry and workplace design. Physical space arrangement, Environment, Illumination, Atmospheric conditions and noise.
Prerequisite: ISE 205 

ISE 447 Decision Making (3-0-3)
Basic, decision-making model under certainty with multiple criteria as well as under pure Uncertainty, Risk, Risk with information and conflict with single criteria, Structuring decision problems as well as applications in systems engineering are emphasized through problem sets, case studies and term project.
Prerequisite: ISE 205 and Junior Standing. 

ISE 448 Sequencing and Scheduling (3-0-3)
Scheduling problems, optimality of schedules, processing, basic single; machine results, precedence constraints and efficiency, constructive algorithms for flow-shops and job-shops, dynamic programming approaches, branch and bound methods, integer, programming formulations, hard problems and NP-completeness. Heuristic methods: general approaches and worst-case bounds, simulated annealing approach.
Prerequisite: ISE 303 

ISE 460 Industrial Process Re-Engineering (3-0-3)
Introduction to function and Process Organization, strategy plan and business context, stockholder analysis, value and non value activities, process identification, process architect & align, understanding of existing process, mapping and process evaluation, measures and target setting, process visioning, process renew and re-engineering, element for essential and sustainability, continues improvements.
Prerequisite: ISE 323 

ISE 461 Computer Aided Manufacturing and Robotics (3-0-3)
High volume discrete parts production systems. Fundamentals of CAD/CAM. Computers in manufacturing. Computer process monitoring. Systems for manufacturing support. Group technology and integrated manufacturing systems. Case studies for robots in industry. CAD/CAM using computer graphics laboratory.
Prerequisite: ME 206 

ISE 463 Theory of Stochastic Processes (3-0-3)
Basic review of probability, statistical independence, conditional expectation and characteristic function. Introduction to stochastic processes, stationarity and ergodicity. Markov chains and Poisson processes. Linear models of continuous- and discrete- time stochastic processes. Engineering applications.
Prerequisite: ISE 325 

ISE 464 Industrial Information Systems (3-3-4)
Design of industrial information systems. Focus on the planning, control of the flow of engineering and industrial information. Information systems requirements, analysis, and design. Students are required to work on a project of applied nature.
Prerequisite: ISE 361 

ISE 465 Industrial Safety (3-0-3)
The scope of occupational safety: Human safety, Environmental safety, Setting safety standard: Safety administration, Legal aspect of industrial safety.
Prerequisite: Junior standing. 

ISE 470 Supply Chain Systems Modeling (3-0-3)
This course adopts a modeling approach to supply chains that is designed to study trade-offs between system costs and customer service. Topics covered include supply chain design, multi-location inventory-distribution models, bullwhip effect, delayed differentiation, and e-commerce and supply chain. The key insights provided by such system-wide models will be illustrated through the use of software packages, real cases discussion and presentations and term projects. In addition, the course will highlight the role of information technology in supporting supply chain operations.
Prerequisite: ISE 402 

ISE 480 Reliability and Maintainability (3-0-3)
Introduction to Reliability Engineering, hazard and reliability functions, analyzing reliability data, reliability prediction and modeling, fault tress construction and decision tables, maintainability, maintenance and availability, reliability improvement.
Prerequisite: ISE 325 

ISE 490 Senior Design Project (0-0-3)
A design course that draws upon various components of the undergraduate curriculum. The project typically contains problem definition, analysis, evaluation and selection of alternatives. Real life applications are emphasized where appropriate constraints are considered. Oral presentation and a report are essential for course completion. The work should be supervised by faculty member(s). Team projects are acceptable wherever appropriate.
Prerequisite: ISE 390 

ISE 491 Special Topics in Operations Research (3-0-3)
A course in an area of operations research reflecting current theory and practice.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Department 

ISE 492 Special Topics in Production and Quality Control (3-0-3)
A course in an area of production and quality control reflecting current theory and practice.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Department. 

ISE 493 Special Topics in Reliability and Maintenance (3-0-3)
A course in an area of reliability and maintenance reflecting current theory and practice.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Department 

ISE 496 Industrial Strategic Planning & Balanced Scorecard (3-0-3)
Introduction to Strategic Planning and BSC, development of strategy plans, Creating the Strategy Focused Organization, Building Strategy Map, Building Strategy Map for Private sectors, Building Strategy Map for nonprofit organizations, Develop Balanced Scorecard Cooperate, Creating Business Unit Synergy (Department BSC), Individual BSC (Defining Personal and Team Objectives).
Prerequisite: Senior standing or instructor approval ​