Industrial Engineering Tech (IND) at Southwest Virginia Community College


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IND 95 - 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 98 - 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 99 - 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 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 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 108 - Technical Computer Applications
Develops data entry proficiency for technical application and word processing as applied to technology. Presents an introduction to computer operating systems as related to technical applications. Includes demonstrations of selected technical topics such as CAD, CNC, Graphic illustration I/O's involving PLC's, telecommunications (modems), and process control.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 114 - Materials and Processes in Manufacturing II
Studies materials and processes for the manufacture of products. Investigates the nature of various materials. Examines the manufacturing processes of industry and their effects on materials. Part II of II.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
IND 115 - Materials and Processes of Industry
Studies materials and processes for the manufacture of products. Investigates the nature of various materials. Examines the manufacturing processes of industry and their effects on materials.
Lecture 4 hours per week.
4 credits
IND 125 - Installation and Preventive Maintenance
Studies practices in the installation of machinery, including mounting, grouting, leveling, and alignment. Examines methods of preventive maintenance including inspection, scheduled maintenance, controls, record keeping, repair parts stocking, and safety considerations.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 137 - Team Concepts & Problem Solving
Studies team concepts and problem solving techniques to assist project teams in improving quality and productivity. Provides knowledge of how to work as a team, plan and conduct good meetings, manage logistics and details, gather useful data, communicate the results and implement changes.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 140 - Quality Control
Studies history, structure, and organization of the quality control unit. May include incoming material control, product and process control, and cost control.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 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 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 160 - Introduction to Robotics
Studies evolution and history of robotics with an emphasis on automated and flexible manufacturing. Presents advantages and limitations of present robot systems.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
2-3 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 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 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 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 243 - Principles and Applications of Mechatronics
Introduces terminology and principles related to Mechatronic system design and application. Integrates concepts of electrical/electronic, mechanical and computer technologies in the development, setup, operation and troubleshooting of automated products and systems. Covers breakdown of various automated manufacturing operations with emphasis on system planning, development and troubleshooting processes. Prerequisite: Divisional Approval.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
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 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