Introduction to selected topics in industrial and manufacturing engineering, including history and philosophy, product design and manufacturing cycle, integrated role of engineering and business, and multi-objective nature of organizations. Surveys of selected design problems in resource allocation, operations and quality management, and production engineering.
The student, upon completion of this course, will be able to:
- Describe the profession and technical area of Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering
- Identify appropriate process analysis method(s) to understand, analyze and explain an industrial/manufacturing engineering problem.
- Implement the engineering design process to develop a solution to an industrial and/or manufacturing problem.
- Identify the situational factors that can contribute to unethical behaviors. Identify steps that will lead to ethical behavior despite the situational factors.