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POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND GEOMATIC SCIENCES
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING CURRICULUM - 166 CREDITS


Course No.

Course Title

Course Type

Crd.

Prerequisites

Co-Requisites

DEVELOPMENT STUDIES ( 24 CRDS )

ATUL 0100

Adjustment to University Life

Re

3

 

 

ENGL 0100

Preparatory English

Re

3

 

 

ENGL 0110

English Grammar

Re

3

ENGL 0100 or PAO

 

SPAN 0100

Preparatory Spanish

Re

3

 

 

SPAN 0110

Spanish Grammar

Re

3

SPAN 0100 or PAO

 

MATH 0102

Preparatory Mathematics

Re

3

College Board 200-549

 

MATH 0106

Elementary Algebra

Re

3

College Board 550-649 or Math 0102

 

MATH 0110

Intermediate Algebra

Re

3

College Board 650-699 or Math 0106

 

SCIE 0110

Introduction to Physics

Re

3

MATH 0110

 

MATHEMATICS ( 24 CRDS )

MATH 1330

Precalculus I

R

3

MATH 0110 or PAO

 

MATH 1340

Precalculus II

R

3

MATH 1330

 

MATH 2310

Calculus I

R

3

MATH 1340

 

MATH 2320

Calculus II

R

3

MATH 2310

 

MATH 2330

Calculus III

R

3

MATH 2320

 

MATH 2340

Calculus IV

R

3

MATH 2330

 

MATH 3310

Differential Equations

R

3

MATH 2340

 

MATH 3320

Linear Algebra

R

3

MATH 2340

 

SOCIO HUMANISTIC & LANGUAGES ( 24 CRDS )

SPAN 1010

Lingüistic Analysis of Literary Genres

R

3

SPAN 0110

 

SPAN 2010

Hispanic Literature

R

3

SPAN 1010

 

ENGL 1010

The Study of the Essay as a Literary Genre

R

3

ENGL 0110

 

ENGL 2010

Analysis of World Literature

R

3

ENGL 1010

 

SOHU 2010

Socio-Humanistics Studies I

R

3

NONE

 

SOHU 2020

Socio-Humanistics Studies II

R

3

SOHU 2010

 

PHIL 3040

Ethics in Engineering

R

3

SOHU 2010/SOHU 2020

 

**

Socio-Humanistic Elective

E

3

 

 

BASIC SCIENCES ( 16 CRDS )

SCIE 1210

General Chemistry I

R

4

MATH 1330

SCIE 1211

SCIE 1211

General Chemistry I Lab.

R

0

SCIE 1210

 

SCIE 2430

Physics I (Mechanics)

R

3

MATH 2310

SCIE 2431

SCIE 2431

Physics I Laboratory

R

1

MATH 2310

SCIE 2430

SCIE 2440

Physics II ( Heat, light and sound)

R

3

MATH 2320, SCIE 2430, SCIE 2431

SCIE 2441

SCIE 2441

Physics II Laboratory

R

1

SCIE 2431

SCIE 2440

SCIE 2450

Physics III ( Electricity and Magnetism)

R

3

MATH 2330, SCIE 2440, SCIE 2441

SCIE 2451

SCIE 2451

Physics III Laboratory

R

1

SCIE 2441

SCIE 2450

GENERAL ENGINEERING ( 32 CRDS )

ENGI 1130

Freshman Engineering Design

R

3

MATH 1340, ENGI 1210

 

ENGI 1210

Computer Aided Design

R

3

MATH 1340

 

ENGI 2110

Engineering Mechanics -Statics

R

3

MATH 2330, SCIE 2431

 

ENGI 2310

Computer Programming and Algorithms

R

3

MATH 2310

 

ENGI 2311

Computer Programming and Algorithms Lab.

R

1

ENGI 2310

 

ENGI 3110

Mechanics of Materials 1

R

3

ENGI 1130, ENGI 2110

 

ENGI 3210

Engineering Materials

R

3

SCIE 1210, SCIE 2450, SCIE 2451

 

ENGI 3410

Engineering Mechanics Dynamics

R

3

ENGI 2110

ENGI 2310, MATH 3310

ENGI 4210

Engineering Economics

R

3

MATH 2320

 

ENGI 4220

Thermal Systems Engineering

R

4

ENGI 3410, SCIE 1210, SCIE 2440,MATH 3310

 

EE 3800

Principles of Electrical Engineering

R

3

SCIE 2450

 

 

Sub-total

 

96

 

 



 

MINIMUM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Mathematics 24 crds.

Industrial Engineering

67 crds.

Basic Sciences 16 crds.

Free Electives

3 crds.

Socio Humanist

 

 

General Engine

 

 

 

Minimum Program Total

166 crds.



BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING CURRICULUM
166 CREDITS

Course No.

Project Videos

Course Title

Course Type

Crd.

Pre-Requisites

Co-requisites

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING COMPONENTS ( 67 CREDITS )

IE 2610

 

Computer Tools for IE's

R

3

ENGI 1210

 

IE 3110

 

Financial and Cost Accounting

R

3

SOHU 2020, IE 2610

 

IE 3210

 

Probability for Engineers

R

3

MATH 2330

IE 2610

IE 3220

 

Statistics for Engineers

R

3

IE 3210

 

IE 3310

 

Work Design and Human Factors

R

3

IE 3210, ENGI 2110

 

IE 3311

 

Work Design and Human Factors Lab.

R

1

IE 3310

 

IE 3612

 

Information Systems and DataBase Design

R

3

ENGI 2311, IE 2610

 

IE 4220

 

Statistical Quality Control

R

3

IE 3220

 

IE 4310

 

Job Design and Work Measurement

R

3

IE 3310, ENGI 4210, IE 4220

 

IE 4311

 

Job Design and Work Measurement Lab.

R

1

IE 3311

IE 4310

IE 4312

 

Systems Safety Engineering

R

3

ENGI 4210, IE 3210, IE 3310

 

IE 4410

 

Materials Management and Inventory Control

R

3

IE 3110, IE 3220

 

IE 4422

 

Operations Research Models I

R

3

MATH 3320, IE 3210

 

IE 4510

 

Production Planning and Control

R

3

IE 4310, IE 4410

 

IE 4522

 

Operations Research Models II

R

3

IE 4310, IE 4422

 

IE 4530

 

Organizational Behavior

R

3

IE 3310, IE 3311

 

IE 4710

 

Industrial Manufacturing Processes

R

3

ENGI 3210

 

IE 5220

 

Lean Six Sigma

R

3

IE 4220

 

IE 5410

 

Facilities Planning and Design

R

3

IE 4422, IE 4510, IE 4311

 

IE 5415

 

Facilities Planning and Design Project

R

1

IE 5410

 

IE 5510

 

Project Management Techniques

R

3

ENGI 4210, IE 3210

 

IE 5712

 

Process Engineering

R

3

ENGI 4220, SCIE 1210

 

IE 5900

 

Capstone Design Course

R

2

IE 5410 & Deptmt. Head Approval

 

IE 5905

 

Capstone Design Course Extension

R

2

IE 5900

 

IE XXXX

 

Technical Elective

E

3

 

 

 

Sub-total

67


FREE ELECTIVE COMPONENT (3 CREDITS)

Free Elective

 

 

E

3

 

 

Course Description

ENGI 1210- COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: MATH 1340
Introduction to computerized engineering graphics using AUTOCAD with emphasis in two dimensional drawings, isometric, orthographic views, dimensioning, assembly drawings and fundamentals of 3D drawings.

ENGI 2210- ENGINEERING PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: MATH 2320
Principles of probability theory and introduction to descriptive statistics. Discrete, continuous random variables and probability distributions. Test of hypothesis. Simple linear regression.

ENGI 3210- ENGINEERING MATERIALS
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: SCIE 1210, SCIE 2450, and SCIE 2451
Structure and Properties of Solid Phases. Structure, Properties and their control in Multi phase Solid. Course is aimed at understanding the structural elements of materials and their relationship to their properties, and how a material can be modified according to its properties.

ENGI 4210- ENGINEERING ECONOMICS
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: MATH 2320
Introduction to economic evaluation of investments for engineering projects. Time Value of Money. Replacement analysis. Evaluation of public projects. Depreciation and Income tax determination.

ENGI 4220- THERMAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: ENGI 3410, SCIE 1210, SCIE 2440 and MATH 3310
This course addresses the three main components of the thermal fluid sciences: thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. The purpose of this course is to provide an integrated introductory presentation of the basic tools required to solve problems in these areas of engineering. At the end of the course the students should be able to solve problems in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer presented in future courses.

IE 2610- COMPUTER TOOLS FOR IE’S
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: ENGI 1210
Introduction to the use of computer software commonly used by industrial engineers in their day to day work. Including spreadsheets, statistical, project management, word processing, presentation software and exploring Internet.

IE 3110- FINANCIAL AND COST ACCOUNTING
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: SOHU 2020 and IE 2610
Introduction to Financial and Cost Accounting. Introduction to double entry accounting. Development of the cost of goods sold statement, preparation of an activity based costing analysis. Preparation of an annual budget from production to include projected balance statement. Financial ratios. Relationships between activities, costs of resources, objectives and purposes. Use of cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis as a planning and decision making aid.

IE 3210- PROBABILITY FOR ENGINEERS
Three credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: MATH 2330
Co-requisite: IE 2610
Introduction to descriptive statistics. Principles of probability theory. Random variables and functions. Expected value and variance of a random variable. Discrete and continuous probability distributions. Joint probability distributions.

IE 3220- STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: IE 3210
Fundamentals of Sampling theory. Estimation point. Confidence intervals for the mean and variance; for one and two populations. Hypotheses testing for the mean and variance; for one and two populations. Goodness of fit test, Test for Independence, and non-parametric randomness. Simple Linear Regression.

IE 3310- WORK DESIGN & HUMANS FACTORS
Three credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: IE 3210 and ENGI 2110
A comprehensive study of the Human Factors Engineering emphasizing the systems approach to workplace and machine design. Emphasis is placed on optimizing the Human-Machine System interface by learning about the human musculoskeletal and cognitive capabilities and limitations. Topics covered include work physiology, human information processing, workstation design, biomechanics, displays and controls, human visual and auditory systems, and mental workload assessment.

IE 3311- WORK DESIGN & HUMANS FACTORS LABORATORY
One (1) credit-hour. One four-hour laboratory period per week or equivalent.
Co-requisite: IE 3310
A hands-on experience in Work Design and Human Factors Engineering. Emphasis is on in-depth practices of the main tools obtained in the Work Design and Human Factors course, in real workplaces and/or scenarios. The laboratory will cover anthropometry workstation design, manual material handling, biomechanics, and illumination and noise study.

IE 3612- INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND DATABASE DESIGN
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: ENGI 2311 and IE 2610
Analysis, design and implementation of computer- based information systems. The course covers types of information systems, requirements for Information System Analysis and Design, problem analysis, system evaluation, data modeling and design, development of relational databases , query languages. There is a database team project in the course.

IE 4220- STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: IE 3220
Fundamental concepts of Statistical Quality Control. Includes Quality Control Charting, Process Capability Analysis, and Acceptance Sampling plans. Principles and techniques of Six Sigma.

IE 4310- JOB DESIGN & WORK MEASUREMENT
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: ENGI 4210, IE 3310 and IE 4220
Principles and techniques for analysis, design and measurements of work methods. Emphasizes motion and time studies. Among the topics covered are operations analysis, learning curve methodology, line balancing, worker and machine relationship, and work measurement techniques such as Stopwatch, Predetermined Time Measurements, Standard Data and Work Sampling.

IE 4311- JOB DESIGN & WORK MEASUREMENT LABORATORY
One (1) credit-hour. One four-hour Laboratory period per week or equivalent.
Pre-requisite: IE 3311
Co-requisite: IE 4310
Laboratory practices in analysis, design and measurements of work methods. Emphasis is placed on an in-depth practice of the main tools obtained in Job Design and Work Measurement course. The laboratories will cover practices related to stopwatch, performance factors, allowance factors, learning curve and predetermined time. A hands-on project to provide experience in the manufacturing industry implementing Stopwatch, MTM and Work Sampling techniques.

IE 4312- SYSTEMS SAFETY ENGINEERING
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: ENGI 4210, IE 3210 and 3310
An introductory study of Systems Safety Design and Reliability and descriptive introduction of the basic requirements of some of the most cited OSHA (Hazard Communication, Recordkeeping Personal Protective Equipment, Machine Guarding, and Control of Hazardous Energy). Among the topics covered are Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Preliminary Hazard Analysis, MORT.

IE 4410- MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND INVENTORY CONTROL
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: IE 3110 and IE 3220
Introduction to inventory management and aggregate planning. Analytical methods for control and maintenance of inventory emphasizing in mathematical models such as deterministic models for independent and discrete demand, and probabilistic models for independent demand, considering the single item and the complexities of multiple items. Introduction to Materials Requirement Planning for inventory systems with dependent demand.

IE 4422- OPERATIONS RESEARCH MODELS I
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hours lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: MATH 3320 and IE 3210
Deterministic and probabilistic models in Operations Research. Includes the use of linear programming techniques for modeling and solving linear problems. Mathematical algorithms are Simplex, transportation, and assignment. Computer software is used to perform sensitivity analysis for LP problems. Probabilistic models include birth and death processes and queuing theory.

IE 4510- PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: IE 4310 and IE 4410
Analysis of Production Systems. Includes quantitative methods for forecasting, capacity planning, and production scheduling. Introduction to manufacturing philosophies such as Just In Time and Theory of Constraints.

IE 4522- OPERATIONS RESEARCH MODELS II
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: IE 4310 and IE 4422
Markov Chain concepts, Simulation principles and decision making under uncertainty. Use of animated simulation to evaluate the performance of different hypothetical manufacturing and service operations. Case studies to identify operational problems develop and test “what if scenarios”.

IE 4530- ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: IE 3310 and IE 3311
This course offers a conceptual framework for the study, understanding, and application of human behavior in organizations from the viewpoints of an industrial engineer. Discussion of historical and behavioral science research methodology. Examines interrelation of personality, perception, attitudes and job satisfaction. Focus is on the importance of motivation, group dynamics, and leadership and modern organization design.

IE 4710- INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: ENGI 3210
Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing Technologies. Includes basic principles of selecting component materials, value-added processes, testing techniques and systems. An introduction to Computer Numerical Controlled Machines.

IE 5220 LEAN SIX SIGMA
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisites: IE 4220
Fundamental and in-depth concepts of Lean Production and Six Sigma methodologies. Includes identifying the customer’s critical-to-quality issues and evaluating value streams in key processes and translating identified opportunities into cost, quality, capital and lead time improvement projects through a case-study learning environment. A statistical methodology and visual inspections of variability will be focused continuously throughout the course. Also, a Design of Experiment (DOE) approach will be used to characterize processes and understand different DOE models.

IE 5410- FACILITIES PLANNING AND DESIGN
Three credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: IE 4311, IE 4422, and IE 4510
Principles and practice in relation to the planning, design and layout of facilities, material handling systems and application of operations research techniques for the design of facilities, covering methods such as Systematic Layout Planning and Relationship Diagramming.

IE 5415- FACILITIES PLANNING AND DESIGN PROJECT
One (1) credit-hour. By arrangement
Pre-requisite: IE 5410
Design of a manufacturing or service facility layout through the integration of previous education in Facilities Planning and Design course. A layout project with periodic reports and an oral presentation are required.

IE 5510- PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: ENGI 4210 and IE 3210
Role of project manager. Techniques for project selection, planning and control. Principles and methods for project budgeting and monitoring. Resource allocation analysis. Use of project management software.

IE 5712- PROCESS ENGINEERING
Three (3) credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: ENGI 4220 and SCIE 1210
This course introduces non-chemical engineers to the field of process engineering. Starting with mass and energy balances and then introducing the main unit operations used in chemical processes.

IE 5630- COMPUTER VALIDATION
One credit-hour. One four-hour lecture period per week.
Pre-requisite: IE 3610, IE 4220
An overview of validation (terminology and activities), life cycle and associated documentation. Acceptance testing protocols: IQ, OQ and PQ. Validation Plans and Project Management. Study of guidelines for validation of automated systems. Good Automated Manufacturing Practices (GAMP). How to comply with the FDA regulations on electronic records and signature. Quality assurance perspectives for computer validation. Review of engineering documents for operation of manufacturing and utility systems.

IE 5730- MATERIAL HANDLING AUTOMATION
Three credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture period per week.
Pre-requisite: IE 4510
Evaluation, design, control and implementation of material handling systems. Interrelationships between material handling and plant layout, industrial robots, production planning and control, and integrated manufacturing systems.

IE 5900- CAPSTONE DESIGN COURSE
Two credit-hours. By arrangement
Pre-requisite: IE 5410 and Department Head Approval
Design of a multi-disciplinary project developed in a teamwork environment through the integration of previous education in industrial engineering. Periodic reports and oral presentations are required.

IE 5905- CAPSTONE DESIGN COURSE EXTENSION
Two credit-hours. By arrangement
Pre-requisite: IE 5900
Extension of the Capstone Design Course.

IE 5910- INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING PRACTICE
Three credit-hours. By arrangement.
Pre-requisite: Approval of Department Head
Professionally supervised experience in a real-life environment involving projects for which the student assumes a degree of professional responsibility. Activities must be approved in advance by the student’s advisor or Department head. May consist of full-time or part-time engineering experience in an industrial or service setting, either individually or as a team member. Periodic reports both oral and written required as specified by the advisor.

IE 5990- SPECIAL TOPICS
Three credit-hours. Two two-hour lecture periods per week.
Pre-requisite: Upon IE Department Head recommendation
Open course to include topics of special interest and actuality in the manufacturing and service environment.

Preparatory Studies

All students that request admission and are admitted to the Industrial Engineering Program must show evidence that they have acquired the academic abilities and skills necessary to progress through this major. Those not demonstrating the complete acquisition of these abilities and skills (as reflected by the results of their College Entrance Examination Board tests, results in P.U.P.R.’s placement test, previous university experience or other tests or criteria) will be required to take preparatory courses. These courses are designed to help the students overcome deficiencies in languages, mathematics and science. The preparatory courses are in addition to the 175 Credit-hours of the Industrial Engineering Program. The courses are awarded their corresponding credits according to the contact hours. These courses are the following:

PREPARATORY STUDIES COMPONENT
(MAXIMUM OF 24 CREDIT-HOURS)
COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
ATUL 0100 Adjustment to University Life 3
ENGL 0100 Preparatory English 3
ENGL 0110 English Grammar 3
SPAN 0100 Preparatory Spanish 3
SPAN 0110 Spanish Grammar 3
MATH 0100 Preparatory Mathematics 3
MATH 0106 Elementary Algebra 3
MATH 0110 Intermediate Algebra 3
SCIE 0110 Introduction to Physics 3

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