ISEN - Indust & Systems Engr (ISEN)

ISEN 101 Introduction to Industrial Engineering

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Introduction to industrial engineering; overview of the curriculum; presentations by faculty and industry to familiarize with the department and the scope of industrial engineering applications.

ISEN 210 Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering Design

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Engineering design for product development, problem definition and need identification, information gathering and concept generation, decision making and concept selection; industrial engineering concepts including design for manufacturing, assembly, sustainability and environment; economic decision making and cost evaluation; risk, reliability and safety; quality; robust design and optimization.
Prerequisite: ENGR 112.

ISEN 220 Introduction to Production Systems

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Introduction to manufacturing and production systems; overview of various aspects of manufacturing systems; includes using Excel and VBA in coding and evaluating models related to production systems and other industrial engineering applications.
Co-requisites: MMET 181; STAT 211.
Prerequisite: CSCE 206.

ISEN 230 Informatics for Industrial Engineers

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Structured programming concepts for implementing mathematical and statistical models in industrial engineering problems; emphasis on introductory production and service system problems and computer-based approaches to solve the problems; engineering applications of probability and statistics concepts.
Prerequisite: CSCE 206 or CSCE 111 or CSCE 121 or equivalent. Concurrent enrollment in STAT 211.

ISEN 285 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Problems of limited scope in industrial engineering approved on an individual basis intended to promote independent study.
Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

ISEN 291 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in industrial and systems engineering. May be taken four times for credit.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

ISEN 302 Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Principles of economic equivalence; time value of money; analysis of single and multiple investments; comparison of alternatives; capital recovery and after-tax analysis of economic projects.
Prerequisite: MATH 152.

ISEN 303 Engineering Economic Analysis

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles of economic equivalence; time value of money; analysis of single and multiple investments; comparison of alternatives; capital recovery and tax implications; certainty; uncertainty; risk analysis; public sector analysis and break-even concepts.
Prerequisite: MATH 152.

ISEN 310 Uncertainty Modeling for Industrial Engineering

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Models and methods based on probability and statistics for industrial engineering applications; random variables, expectation, distribution fitting, reliability of systems, central limit theorem and interval estimates in the context of production and service systems.
Prerequisites: ISEN 230 and STAT 211; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 314 Statistical Control of Quality

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Quality control with statistical principles applied to quality problems, including statistical analysis, density and distribution functions, control chart concepts, and process capability analysis; laboratory exercises for exposure to basic metrology and applied statistics for quality control applications in discrete-item manufacturing systems; introduction to six-sigma principles including DMAIC and variance reduction strategies.
Prerequisite: STAT 212.

ISEN 315 Production Systems Planning

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles, models, and techniques for planning, analysis, and operation of integrated production and distribution systems; application of non-linear optimization and linear, integer, and dynamic programming models and solution methods as appropriate to capacity planning, aggregate planning, inventory planning and control under deterministic and stochastic demands, push (MRP) and pull (JIT) material flow management, production lot sizing, supply chain planning, assembly line balancing, and scheduling.
Prerequisites: ISEN 220; MATH 304.
Corequisite: ISEN 420.

ISEN 316 Production Systems Operations

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Analytical principles of manufacturing systems design, analysis and control; emphasis on stochastic analysis; role of variability and impact on cycle time; push versus pull production strategies including Kanban and constant wip control; probability, queuing theory, Little's Law, heavy traffic approximations, queuing networks, and lean engineering principles.
Prerequisites: ISEN 220, ISEN 424; MATH 304.

ISEN 320 Operations Research I

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Development and application of fundamental deterministic optimization models and solution methods; focus on quantitative modeling and formulation of linear, integer, and network flow problems; use of computer optimization software to model and solve real-life problems.
Prerequisites: MATH 304; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 330 Human Systems Interaction

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles of human factors and ergonomics; emphasis on design to support human capabilities, limitations, and interaction tendencies in sociotechnical work systems; topics include human information processing, physiological and biomechanical functioning, and implications for design of the workplace and jobs; case studies in manufacturing, medicine, aerospace, ground transportation, and computer interaction.
Prerequisites: MMET 181; junior classification.

ISEN 340 Operations Research II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Probabilistic methods for industrial and service systems; stochastic processes used in industrial engineering, including Poisson processes and discrete and continuous-time Markov chains; applications to production operations, inventory control, revenue management, quality control, reliability, digital simulation and finance.
Prerequisites: MATH 304 and ISEN 310; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 350 Quality Engineering

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Strategic approach to implementing quality, process and business improvement methods using data analysis tools; total quality management and six sigma approaches to define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes; principles of lean engineering; control charts; process capability analysis; basic metrology, applied statistics, lean principles and process capability.
Prerequisites: ISEN 310 and ISEN 230; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 355 System Simulation

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Systems simulation structure, logic and methodologies; development of simulation models; data handling methods; analysis of simulation data; verification and validation; system simulation languages, models and analysis; applications to industrial situations.
Prerequisites: ISEN 230 and ISEN 310; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 360 Lean Thinking and Lean Engineering in the Process Industries

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Philosophical, managerial, and operational principles of lean thinking within the context, tools, and practices of lean engineering; emphasis on the pharmaceutical and process industry; design of lean systems, lean cell design, modeling of lean manufacturing systems, and operation of manufacturing cells; queuing network theory for the analysis of lean systems.
Prerequisites: STAT 211; junior or senior classification for students other than INEN majors.

ISEN 370 Production Systems Engineering

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles, models, and techniques for planning and analysis of production and distribution systems; application of linear, integer, and nonlinear optimization models and solution methods for aggregate planning, supply chain planning, push (MRP) and pull (JIT) material flow management, inventory control under deterministic and stochastic demands, operations scheduling, and production scheduling.
Prerequisites: ISEN 230 and ISEN 320; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 405 Facilities Design and Material Handling

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles of facilities location, layout, and material handling systems and to practice designing facilities; modeling, design, and analysis techniques; methodologies in facilities location, layout, and material handling; integration of ergonomics analysis techniques and their implications on design, layout, safety and quality.
Prerequisites: ISEN 210 and ISEN 320; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 408 Supply Chain and Logistics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles, models and techniques for planning, analysis and design of supply chain systems; optimization principles, including linear and integer programming, applied to supply chain planning and operations; information technology, design models, databases, and strategic and tactical decision making.
Prerequisites: ISEN 320, ISEN 340, and ISEN 370; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 410 Advanced Engineering Economy

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles of economic equivalence; borrowing, lending, and investing; establishing minimum attractive rate of return; replacement analysis; capital budgeting; uncertainty analysis; decision trees.
Prerequisites: ISEN 210 or ISEN 302; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 411 Engineering Management Techniques

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Techniques relating to managing engineering activities; engineer's transition into management; engineering managerial functions; motivation of individual and group behavior; productivity assessment/improvement; managing the quality function and communications.
Prerequisite: Senior classification in industrial engineering.

ISEN 413 Advanced Data Analytics for Industry

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Data mining; linear discriminant analysis (LDA), principal component analysis (PCA) and other methods; classification, clustering, and mining, information extraction; dealing with uncertainty, Bayesian inference; neural models, regression and feature selection.
Prerequisites: ISEN 310 and ISEN 350; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 414 Total Quality Engineering

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Principles of total quality engineering; total quality management philosophy, engineering approaches for designing quality into products and processes; off-line experimentation methods for the robust design; emphasis on teamwork and continuous quality improvement.
Prerequisite: STAT 211; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 416 Facilities Location, Layout and Material Handling

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Analytical treatment of facilities location, physical layout, material flow and handling, combined with heuristic algorithms to assist in the design of production/service facilities; fundamental concepts applied through a sequence of design projects.
Prerequisites: ISEN 315; ISEN 316 or registration therein.

ISEN 420 Operations Research I

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Development and application of fundamental deterministic analytical methods including linear programming, integer programming, dynamic programming and nonlinear optimization.
Prerequisite: MATH 304 or equivalent.

ISEN 421 Operations Research II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Development and application of probabilistic analytical methods including Markov chains, queuing systems and digital simulation modeling.
Prerequisites: MATH 304 or equivalent; STAT 212.

ISEN 424 Systems Simulation

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Systems simulation structure, logic and methodologies; generation of random numbers and random variates; system simulation languages, models and analysis; applications to a variety of systems such as transportation, supply chain modeling, manufacturing and service systems.
Prerequisite: STAT 212.

ISEN 425 Design and Analysis of Industrial Systems with Simulation

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

In-depth study into the design-modeling and subsequent analysis of contemporary production/service systems; factory/service systems are modeled using the ARENA/SIMAN V simulation-animation language; emphasis is placed on the critical analysis of alternative flow designs of modeled systems using flow and economic parameters to assess system improvement.
Prerequisites: ISEN 303 and ISEN 424.

ISEN 430 Human Factors and Ergonomics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Human biological, ergonomic, and psychological capabilities and limitations; techniques and procedures for developing and applying the principles of human factors engineering to systems design; stresses interdisciplinary nature of the subject.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.

ISEN 434 Human Error and System Failures

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Human error from a sociotechnical systems perspective; role of error in complex system failures; human behavioral modes and system design factors; analytical methods for defining the roles and impact of errors in large-scale system accidents; real-world case studies.
Prerequisites: ISEN 330; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 440 Systems Thinking

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Systems thinking process, systems of systems and the fundamental considerations associated with the engineering of large-scale systems, or systems engineering including systems modeling, design and the system development process.
Prerequisites: MATH 304 or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 442 Organizational Systems

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Role of people and organizations in the design and development of complex engineered systems; providing engineers with the skills needed to effectively manage large-scale system development programs.
Prerequisites: ISEN 330; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 450 Healthcare Systems Engineering

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Explores components of healthcare system, existing problems in healthcare systems; need for engineering to analyze healthcare system problems; application of industrial engineering tools in improving healthcare system; role of industrial engineering in addressing healthcare policy issues.
Prerequisites: ISEN 314, ISEN 420, ISEN 424, or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 453 Manufacturing Operations

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Analytical principles of manufacturing systems design, analysis and control; emphasis placed on stochastic analysis; role of variability and impact on cycle time; push versus pull production strategies including Kanban and constant WIP control; probability, queuing theory, Little’s Law, heavy traffic approximations, and queuing networks.
Prerequisites: ISEN 340; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 459 Industrial Engineering Systems Design

Credits 3. 1 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

Capstone design course emphasizing modeling, analysis and design of industrial, manufacturing, and service systems; integrates knowledge gained from all required industrial engineering courses in a comprehensive design project, to be taken in the final semester of undergraduate studies.
Prerequisites: ISEN 314, ISEN 316, ISEN 416.

ISEN 460 Capstone Senior Design

Credits 3. 1 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

Engineering design including identification of a problem; development, analysis and evaluation of alternative solutions; and recommendations for and, where possible, development of systems improvement tools; application of experience and training to provide a product or solution that helps company clients; balancing client needs with academic requirements.
Prerequisite: ISEN 340, ISEN 350, ISEN 355 and ISEN 370; junior or senior classification.

ISEN 485 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Other Hours.

Permits work on special project in industrial engineering. Project must be approved by department head.
Prerequisite: Senior classification in industrial engineering.

ISEN 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 5. 1 to 5 Lecture Hours. 0 to 5 Lab Hours.

In-depth study of areas of current student interest and recent advances; normally used for first time offering of new courses.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

ISEN 491 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in industrial and systems engineering. May be taken three times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.