Description: Theory and practice of decision making under uncertainty. Graphical modeling techniques including influence diagram and decision trees. The value of information. Utility theory foundations, risk preference, and multi-attribute decision modes. Economic justification of projects.
Description: Project development, role of the project manager, project selection, project planning, budgeting and cost estimation, project scheduling, and project termination.
Not open to students with credit in IMSE 315.
Description: Introduction to the principles of ergonomics. Information processing, human output and control, workplace design and environmental conditions.
Prerequisites: MECH 321
Description: Analysis of safety performance, attribution of cost, identification and analysis of accident potential. Fault Tree analysis. Systems safety and reliability.
Prerequisites: Senior standing.
Description: Introduction to occupational hygiene engineering with emphasis on workplace environmental quality. Heat, illumination, noise, and ventilation.
Description: System and component reliability analyses of series, parallel and complex systems. Concepts of reliability, availability, and maintainability in design of systems. Methods of reliability testing and estimation.
Prerequisites: MECH 321
Description: Systematic analysis of processes through the use of statistical analysis, methods, and procedures; statistical process control, sampling, regression, ANOVA, quality control, and design of experiments. Use of software for performing a statistical analysis.
Description: Fundamentals of stochastic processes and their application in modeling production/inventory control, maintenance and manufacturing systems. Markov and semi-Markov chains, Poisson processes, renewal processes, regenerative processes and Markov decision processes.
Description: The problem of scheduling several tasks over time, including measure of performance, single-machine sequencing, flow shop scheduling, the job shop problem and priority dispatching.
Description: Fundamentals of how radio frequency identification (RFID) components of tag, transponder, and antennae are utilized to create RFID systems. Best practices for implementation of RFID systems in common supply chain operations.
Description: Development of technology as a trigger of change upon humankind, from the earliest tools of Homo Habilis to the advent of the radio telescope in exploring the creation of the universe. Traces the paths from early science to development of the sciences and technologies that will dominate the new millennium.
Description: Concepts of the economic and service trade-offs in supply chain and logistics management. Using decision support system (DSS) to design optimal logistics network model with given requirements and operational parameters using leading software packages to model problems arising in strategic management of logistics networks.
Description: Theory, practice and application of inventory, demand and supply planning techniques in multistage environments. Managing economies of scale, uncertainties, capacity constraints, and product availability in a supply chain. Integrated planning, supply chain coordination and technology enablers.
Description: The process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption. Domestic transportation systems, distribution centers and warehousing, international logistics, logistics system controls, and reengineering logistics systems.
Description: Subject matter in emerging areas of engineering management and closely related areas not covered in other courses within the MEM curriculum. Topics, activities, and delivery methods vary.
Description: Introduction to advanced topics in Engineering Management and the foundations of Total Quality Management (TQM). Costs of quality, statistical tools, initiating change, advanced topics, and TQM in practice. Using DMAIC, DFSS, and COPQ along with the other industry-accepted Six Sigma Quality Techniques.
Description: Continuation of concepts and principles of engineering management applied to production cases.
Prerequisites: IMSE 806.
Description: Applications of principle and financial economics in industrial and systems engineering. Term structure of interest, capital asset pricing and other capital allocation models. Evaluation of real-options using binomial lattice, Black-Scholes and other pricing models.