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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING (IE)
Swenson College of Science and Engineering
UMD Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
 
IE 1225 - Introduction to Design and Manufacturing Engineering
(4.0 cr; =[ENGR 1222, IE 2222]; Prereq-Mechanical engineering student or industrial engineering student and Math 1296 or 1596 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to methods used to design and manufacture high quality products. Through the use of a CAD system the student will learn design techniques relative to a product. Students, working in teams, will produce their design using appropriate manufacturing methods.



IE 3115 - Operations Research
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Math 3280, Stat 3411, BSIE candidate or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Optimization. Linear programming, network analysis, Markov chains, and queuing theory.



IE 3122 - Materials Engineering Laboratory
(2.0 cr; Prereq-1225, BSIE or BSME candidate, concurrent registration in 3130; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
ASTM standards for testing metals, polymer, ceramic, and composite materials. Measurement of material properties including: yield strength, tensile strength, stiffness, hardness, toughness, and hardenability. Traditional methods of processing materials including: punching, plastic injection molding, thermoforming, sand casting, sheet metal forming, extrusion, welding, polymer matrix composites vacuum bagging. Heat treatment and metallographic study of metals. Estimation of the effects processing techniques have on material properties using both analytical and empirical techniques. Use of Design of Experiments approach for estimation of process control factor effects and modeling of process quality characteristics. Detailed lab report writing and oral presentation of results.



IE 3125 - Engineering Economic Analysis (SOC SCI)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Statistics 3411 or 3611, engineering candidate or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Data analysis and methods for engineering decision making under risk; using time and value of money concepts; using expectation principles for project selection; and using forecasts.



IE 3130 - Materials Processing Engineering
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Engr 2110 or ME 2105, Engr 2016 or CE 2017, Stat 3411 (concurrent registration is allowed)and BSIE or BSME candidate; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
An introduction to common materials processes and material responses, including thermal and mechanical processing of metals, polymers and composite materials.



IE 3140 - Human Factors and Ergonomic Design
(3.0 cr; =[IE 3105]; Prereq-B.S.I.E. candidate or instructor consent; A-F only, fall, every year)
Through the study of perception, cognition, and motor performance, explores human abilities and limitations as well as the external factors impacting them. To improve performance of a human-machine system, learn about tools for analyzing products, identifying design elements to augment abilities, and recognizing limitations.



IE 3222 - Occupational Systems Laboratory
(2.0 cr; Prereq-3140, must be taken after or concurrently with IE 4020 or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 3105, 3265; A-F only, spring, every year)
Using principles of human factors and production management, introduces methods for assessing and optimizing performance of occupational systems (i.e., workers, workplaces and tasks, and tools and equipment). These methods are applied in laboratory exercises to evaluate effects of workplace factors on various performance measures.



IE 4010 - Six Sigma Quality Control
(3.0 cr; =[IE 3255]; Prereq-Che 2011 or Stat 3411 or 3611, engineering candidate, no grad credit; A-F only, spring, offered periodically)
Statistical quality control in manufacturing; modeling, process quality, control charts, process capability, acceptance sampling methods, Six Sigma, Design of Experiments, and Lean Enterprise.



IE 4020 - Lean Production Management
(3.0 cr; =[IE 3265]; Prereq-3125 or Che 4501 or instructor consent, no grad credit; A-F only, spring, every year)
Develops management systems using lean methods: JIT, CMS, ERP, SCM, TQM, SMED, and Kaizen Techniques. Forecasting, aggregate planning, inventory management, and other facilities improvement techniques, including efficient scheduling of manufacturing and service systems.



IE 4115 - Facility Planning and Simulation
(4.0 cr; Prereq-4010, 4020, BSIE candidate; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Facility and process design and analysis using flow rates, design relationships, graphical aids, and computer simulation.



IE 4196 - Cooperative Education
(1.0 cr [max 2.0 cr]; =[ME 4196]; Prereq-BSIE candidate, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Practical work experience with employer closely associated with student's academic area; arranged by mutual agreement among student, department, and employer. Biweekly status reports and final written report must be submitted to department.



IE 4222 - Systems Integration Laboratory
(2.0 cr; =[IE 4235]; Prereq-must be taken after or concurrently with IE 4230 or department consent, no grad credit; A-F only, fall, every year)
Design, programming, and implementation of part or all of an automated and integrated manufacturing, testing, packaging, or distribution system.



IE 4230 - Systems Integration
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4020 or ME 3140, ECE 2006, CS 1121 or CS 1131 or CS 1511 or CS 2121, BSIE candidate or instructor consent; A-F only, fall, every year)
Study of the hardware and software aspects of many devices, subsystems, and computers used in modern automation, and their integration into automated manufacturing, packaging, and distribution systems.



IE 4255 - Multidisciplinary Senior Design
(4.0 cr; =[ME 4255]; Prereq-4115, EMgt 4110, BSIE candidate, or instructor consent, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Capstone design course in industrial engineering. Project Management, problem definition, root cause analysis, baseline analysis, alternative solutions, analysis, reporting. Societal, economic, ethical, environmental, political considerations. Oral and written reports. Work is in teams focused on industrial or competition-based projects.



IE 4296 - Cooperative Education II
(2.0 cr; =[02002]; Prereq-4196 or ME 4196; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Advanced practical work experience with employer closely associated with student's academic area; arranged by mutual agreement among student, department, and employer. Biweekly status reports and final written report must be submitted to department.



IE 4491 - Independent Study
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-BSIE or BSME candidate, department consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Directed individual study arranged with instructor and department head before registration.



IE 4495 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-BSIE candidate or instructor consent; fall, odd academic years)
Topics not available in regular department curriculum. May involve specialties of department or visiting faculty.



IE 4993 - Industrial Engineering Seminar
(1.0 cr [max 2.0 cr]; Prereq-BSIE or BSChE or BSECE or BSME or MEHS candidate or instructor consent; no Grad credit; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Reports on recent developments in engineering and on research projects in the department.



IE 5305 - Supply Chain Management
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4020, BSIE candidate or MSEM student or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, even academic years)
Concepts essential to understanding supply chain management, including strategy and design, as well as operational, managerial, technological, and implementation issues. It provides an integrated perspective of the supply chain, including purchasing, production, transportation, distribution and information systems.



IE 5315 - Organizational Control Methods
(3.0 cr; Prereq-BSIE or MSEM candidate or department consent; A-F or Aud, spring, even academic years)
Roles of the engineer in managing organizational resources. Budgeting, cost-volume relationships, product costing, annual reports, audits. Project estimating and reporting.



IE 5325 - Advanced Engineering Economics
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3125, BSIE or MSEM candidate or department consent; A-F or Aud, spring, odd academic years)
Fundamentals of engineering economics: decision trees, time value of money, analysis of alternatives for project investments, taxes, inflation. Applications to engineering services and manufacturing.



IE 5335 - Engineered Products and Services
(3.0 cr; Prereq-BSIE or MSEM candidate, instructor consent; fall, odd academic years)
Development, production, and distribution of engineered products and services. Strategies for positioning engineered products and services to successfully compete in a global market. Sales, purchasing, qualification, and service. Standards, regulations.



IE 5991 - Independent Study in Industrial Engineering
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-MSEM candidate, department consent; fall, spring, summer, every year)
Directed study of special interest topics not available in standard curriculum. Must be arranged with instructor before registration. May include readings, research and/or special projects.



 
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