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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 102 - Quality Assurance Technology II
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 II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 105 - Nondestructive Inspection (NDI) and Testing
Studies nondestructive inspection and testing methods as they relate to industry. May include radiographic (RT), ultrasonic (UT), eddy current (ET), magnetic particle (MT), and liquid penetrant (PT) or other methods of testing.
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 113 - Materials and Processes in Manufacturing I
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 I 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 121 - Industrial Supervision I
Introduces the concept of the Supervisor as a Leader. Discusses the role of the Industrial Supervisor in the face of technology advances. Discusses the role of the Industrial Supervisor in leading organizational change and helping employees through transitions. Defines Leadership styles and the selection of the appropriate style. Introduces the Industrial Supervisor as a motivator in terms of job satisfaction, morale, job design competition, communication, and promotions. Presents ethical behavior and dilemmas in organizations.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 122 - Industrial Supervision II
Introduces the concept of the Supervisor as a Manager. Discusses the primary management functions and the differences between supervision and management. Discusses the planning process and scheduling techniques. Introduces concepts in organizing both formally and informally, accountability, span of control and delegation. Discusses the staffing process including, legal considerations, forecasting, job analysis techniques, recruiting, interviewing and selection. Introduces the control process including what the Industrial Supervisor should control, control strategies, and how to control costs. Defines the decision making process and how to use employees, information, and creativity in decision making.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 135 - Standards of Quality and Auditing
Presents general requirements of industrial, military and international quality standards. Review quality audit principles relative to products, processes and systems. Includes the design of an approach to the audit and audit standards, procedures, methods, facilities control, and personnel; and reporting methods. Includes case studies and in-plant audits.
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 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 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 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 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 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 236 - Total Quality Concepts
Discusses the fundamentals of Total Quality. Compares and contrasts the philosophies of the recognized experts on the subject. Discusses cultural change, continuous process improvement, and strategic planning. Introduces team skills and concepts. Emphasizes the systems approach to Total Quality philosophy.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IND 237 - Fundamentals of ISO 9000
Presents the basics of ISO 9000 standards. Focuses on the latest improvements of the standards and the redesigned quality concepts set forth by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Includes a historical overview of the evolution of quality systems and explains the purpose of ISO quality systems certification. Discusses implementation approaches.
Lecture 3 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 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