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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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
IND 299 - 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