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 IE 312 Syllabus

 

Catalog Data

Introduction to industrial engineering (IE), project control, Forecasting, strategic IE decisions (product, process, location, and layout decisions), Production planning, inventory control, scheduling.

 

Prerequisite

 

None

 

Co requisite

 

None

 

Level

 

5

 

Textbook

 

Operations Management, by J. Heizer and B. Render, 7th Ed., Prentice Hall (2004)

 

 

Learning Objectives

To provide the students with an understanding of the principles and practices of Industrial Engineering (IE). The students are also introduced to some of the concepts and techniques that they will be using in later courses of  the IE curriculum

 

Topics (classes)

 

1.

 

Introduction                                         

 

4 classes

2.

Project Control                                    

4 classes

3.

Forecasting                                                      

4 classes

4.

Product decisions

3 classes

5.

Process Decisions                                            

3 classes

6.

Facility Location                                              

2 classes

7.

Facility Layout                                     

4 classes

8.

Aggregate Production Planning             

6 classes

9.

Inventory Control                                            

6 classes

10.

Material Requirement Planning             

6 classes

11.

Production Scheduling                         

3 classes

 

 

 

 

Computer Usage

Usage of Excel Worksheets

 

Learning outcomes

 

1.

 

Describe the history of Industrial Engineering [f, h, i, j]

2.

Describe the main activities of  an Industrial Engineer [f, h, i, j]

3.

Identify the different fields of Industrial Engineering [f, h, i, j]

4.

Define project management and use PERT and CPM techniques [a, b]

5.

Define forecasting and use several forecasting techniques [a, b]

6.

Identify product, process, location and layout decisions [a, c]

7.

Define and perform aggregate production planning through the use of the graphical method [a, e, k]

8.

Describe the function of inventory and formulate basic inventory models [a, e, k]

9.

Explain material requirement planning and enterprise resource planning [a, e, k]

10.

Describe scheduling and sequencing and use Gantt charts and basic sequencing rules [a, e, k]

11.

Work in teams and communicate effectively through class discussions and presentations [d, f]

 

Estimated Category Content

 

Engineering Science 3 credit hours

 

Grades

Two mid-term exams (40%)

Final exam (50%)

Prjoect works (10%)

 

 

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