Courses: Industrial Engineering (INDE)College: Cullen College of Engineering

Any TCCN equivalents are indicated in square brackets [ ].

INDE 1331: Computing for Engineers (also CHEE 1331, CIVE 1331, MECE 1331)
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisite: MATH 1431. Credit may not be received for more than one of CHEE 1331, CIVE 1331, INDE 1331, and MECE 1331. Introduction to the computing environment; matrix arithmetic; programming essentials; spreadsheets; symbolic algebra tools; solution of typical engineering problems using computer tools.

INDE 2331: Computer Applications for Industrial Engineering
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: INDE 1331. Structured programming in Visual Basic with numerical analysis applications in industrial engineering. Introduction to computer aided drafting software.

INDE 2333: Engineering Statistics I
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MATH 1432; ENGR majors must also have credit for CHEE, CIVE, ECE, INDE, MECE 1331 or equivalent and permission of chair. Probability and statistical inference for engineering applications; probability distributions, estimation, statistical tests, and reliability theory.

INDE 3310: Statistical Process Quality Control and Improvement
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: INDE 1331 and 2333. Probability theory, concepts of random variable, expectation, variance, probability distribution, statistical test and inference. Statistical process quality control. Total Quality Control and Six Sigma.

INDE 3330: Financial and Cost Management
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: INDE 1331. Methods for collecting, organizing, presenting, interpreting, managing, and controlling of financial and cost management related information for decision making in enterprises.

INDE 3333: Engineering Economy I
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: INDE 2333 or MECE 3360. Time value of money, depreciation, after tax evaluation, decisions under uncertainty and risk. Economic evaluation of engineering alternatives and proposals.

INDE 3362: Computer Aided Design/ Computer Aided Manufacturing
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisite: INDE 1331 and 3432. Computer aided design, computer aided manufacturing, and manufacturing database systems.

INDE 3364: Engineering Statistics II
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: INDE 2333. Quality control, sampling plans, control charts, hypothesis testing, multiple regression, analysis of variance, design of experiments, and applications to engineering problems.

INDE 3381: Linear Optimization
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: INDE 2331 and MATH 3321. Matrices and simultaneous equations, simplex algorithm, primal-dual methods, sensitivity analysis, integer programming, and industrial applications of linear programming.

INDE 3382: Stochastic Models
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: INDE 2333. Probability models, Markov chains, inventory models, queueing theory, game theory, and dynamic programming.

INDE 3432: Manufacturing Processes
Cr. 4. (3-3). Prerequisites: PHYS 1321 and CHEM 1372. Introduction to manufacturing systems, engineering manufacturing processes, design and machining of components.

INDE 4111: Industrial Engineering Seminar
Cr. 1. (1-0). Prerequisite: senior standing in industrial engineering and credit for or concurrent enrollment in INDE 4331. Speakers, reports, and discussion of current industrial engineering topics. Emphasis on technical report writing.

INDE 4198: Independent Study
Cr. 1 per semester or more by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: approval of department chair.

INDE 4298: Independent Study
Cr. 2 per semester or more by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: approval of department chair.

INDE 4315: Supply Chain Design and Management
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: INDE 3381. Logistics network, inventory and demand management, value of information, distribution channels coordination, global supply chain, and related information technology.

INDE 4320: Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: INDE 2333 and 3362. CIM system concepts and technology. Integration of manufacturing planning, design and operation. Integration with other MRP, ERP, SCM, CRM systems. Issues for implementation of trends and directions of CIM.

INDE 4331: Analysis of Industrial Activities
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ENGI 2304, INDE 3364, and INDE 3432. Analysis of production systems to determine systems capacity and capacities in situations involving complex mechanical-human interactions. Establishment of production standards. Problems in instrumentation and recording.

INDE 4334: Engineering Systems Design
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: INDE 4369 and credit for or concurrent enrollment in ECE 3336, ENGI 2334 and MECE 3400. Applications of analytical, experimental, and computational techniques in open-ended problems supplied by industry and faculty.

INDE 4337: Human Factors and Ergonomics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: INDE 4331. Measurement and evaluation of human-machine systems; techniques and procedures for developing and applying principles of human factors engineering to system design.

INDE 4344: Industrial Safety Engineering
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: senior standing in engineering or consent of instructor. Foundations of safety engineering, applications of safety principles to industrial and commercial systems, the design of totally safe systems.

INDE 4369: Facilities Planning and Design
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: INDE 3432 and credit for or concurrent enrollment in INDE 4331. Planning and design of production systems, man-machine systems, and related systems in other operational environments.

INDE 4370: Discrete Event Simulation
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisites: INDE 2331 and credit for or concurrent enrollment in INDE 3382. Computer modeling and analysis of manufacturing and service processes. Data input analysis, model development, animation, verification and validation, experimental design, output analysis.

INDE 4372: Operation Control
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: INDE 3381, 3382, and 4369. Design of systems to control production, inventories, and other processes in industry. Development of planning, coordination, and control of specific operations, with an emphasis on computerized data processing.

INDE 4374: Industrial Supervision
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: ENGI 2304. Tools and scientific methods necessary to better understand the role of human behavior in complex sociotechnical systems such as cognitive processes of organizational behavior, dynamics of organizational behavior, leadership, and innovation.

INDE 4388: Engineering Leadership and Entrepreneurism
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ENGI 2304 and INDE 3333. Entrepreneurism, business planning, cost classifications, accounting and management information systems, finance, cash management, human resources and culture, ethics, and team building.

INDE 4398: Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester or more by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: approval of department chair.

INDE 5397: Selected Topics
Cr. 3. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

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Catalog Publish Date: August 22, 2012
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