Industrial Engineering Tech (IND) at Blue Ridge Community College


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IND 101 - Quality Assurance Technology I
Studies principles and techniques of quality engineering for the management, design engineering economics, production, and assurance of quality. Emphasizes fundamentals of total quality assurance for product and process control. May include design review, fundamentals of statistics procurement control, sampling and control chart systems, quality reporting, process capability analysis, tool and gauge control, document control, or troubleshooting quality control. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 103 - Industrial Methods
Covers theoretical knowledge necessary for familiarization with common handtools, common power tools, measuring tools and techniques, fastening components and procedures, grinding operations, metal cutting operations, and other miscellaneous tasks.
Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
IND 106 - Industrial Engineering Technology
Introduces basic skills required for a career in industrial engineering technology. Includes basic statistics for engineering technicians, the SI system, graphic analysis, and careers as an industrial engineering technician.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 116 - Applied Technology
Introduces basic information and problem solving techniques in liquids, gases, solids, metrics, mechanics, forces, simple machines, heat, light, sound and nuclear energy as applied in industrial engineering technologies.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 141 - Introduction to Paperboard Packaging
Introduces students to paperboard packaging production that includes paper making, substrates, basic packaging designs, processes, materials and machinery used to make folded paperboard packaging. Covers sustainability and recycling.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 141 Detailed Outline
IND 145 - Introduction to Metrology
Studies principles of measurement and calibration control, application of statistics to measurement processes, and standards of measurements in calibration. May include the use of gauges and instruments in modern production and dimensional control concepts.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 146 - Statistical Quality Control
Studies essentials and application of statistics in quality control function. May include definitions and uses of averages, standard deviations, ranges, and sampling plans. May discuss dependent and independent variables, and distribution probabilities.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 147 - Basic Die-Cutting for Packaging
Introduces dies and patterns used to make folded packaging. Prepares students to be familiar with the major steps in the die cutting process, and prepares them to operate the die cutting equipment.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
IND 147 Detailed Outline
IND 148 - Basic Folding and Gluing for Packaging
Introduces methods of folding and gluing of various carton packaging. Prepares students to be familiar with major steps in the folding and gluing process and how to operate the folding and gluing equipment.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
IND 148 Detailed Outline
IND 150 - Industrial Management
Studies planning, organizing, directing, and influencing industrial activities. May include research, product design, methods and time management, quality assurance and current manufacturing methodologies.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 165 - Principles of Industrial Technology I
Introduces principle concepts of technology involving mechanical, fluid, electrical, and thermal power as they relate to force, work, and rate.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.`
4 credits
IND 166 - Principles of Industrial Technology II
Introduces principle concepts of technology involving mechanical, fluid, electrical, and thermal power as they relate to resistance, energy, power, and force transformers. Places an emphasis on mechanical and advantage systems. Prerequisite: IND 165.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits
IND 181 - World Class Manufacturing I
Studies the principles and applications of the globalization of industry. Emphasizes the fundamentals of interpersonal/team process, organization skills, total quality tools for continuous improvement, statistical process control, manufacturing resource planning and just- in-time.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 193 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
IND 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 216 - Plant Layout and Materials Handling
Examines arrangement and layout of physical facilities. Explains material handling and modern techniques for efficient utilization of space.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 230 - Applied Quality Control
Studies principles of inspection and quality assurance with emphasis on statistical process control. May include the setting up, maintaining, and interpreting of control charts, and review of basic metrology.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 235 - Statistical Quality Control
Gives overview of the quality control function within industry. May include the organization, cost, and techniques of quality control. Emphasizes essentials and applications of statistics in the quality control function.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 1-2 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 245 - Time and Motion Study
Studies principles and applications of motion analysis, process, operations, and micromotion study; methods improvement, work simplification, standardization, rating, allowance and analysis of time data.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 250 - Introduction to Basic Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Presents basic principles used in the design and implementation in a computer integrated manufacturing system. Emphasizes team concept and all aspects of a computer integrated manufacturing system to include the following: Robotics, Conveyor Control, Machining Center Integration Quality Control, Statistical Quality Control, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) software.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 3-9 hours. Total 4-9 hours per week.
2-3 credits
IND 251 - Automated Manufacturing Systems I
Presents basic principles used in the design and implementation in manufacturing work cells. Includes selection of the robot system, worksite, application cell sensors, development of cycle times, and economic analysis. Prerequisite: divisional approval.
Lecture 2-4 hours. Laboratory 0-4 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
IND 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IND 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits