Undergraduate Courses

EGN 1004L First Year Engineering Laboratory (1). An emphasis on student time management, a variety of products and processes, and computer-aided problem solving. Product/process involves sketching and drawing pertinent diagrams by hand, and learning the history and engineering concepts involved.

EGN 2123 Computer Graphics for Engineers (2). Corequisite: MAC 2311. Course covers principles of engineering graphics: visualization, spreadsheet applications, graphical calculus, and descriptive geometry. Also introduces the engineering design process and CAD systems.

EGN 3443 Statistical Topics in Industrial Engineering (3). Prerequisite: MAC 2312. Basic statistical analysis, samples and populations, variability, hypothesis formulation, and data analysis. Use of computer software and interpretation of results.

EGN 3613 Principles of Engineering Economy (2). Prerequisite: MAC 2313. An emphasis on discrete cash flow diagrams, cash flow equivalence factors, standard criteria for comparing project proposals, special cash flow topics, special analysis, and case studies.

EIN 3010. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Tools (3). Prerequisite: Major status. This course teaches, from an engineering viewpoint, fundamental topics that are important for the practicing industrial engineer, including technical writing, oral communication and presentation of technical topics, managerial and cost accounting for production organizations and databases and management information systems.

EIN 3104. Introduction to Engineering Management (3). Prerequisites: EGN 2123 and EGN 3613. This course focuses on topics such as the evolution, history, emergence, and ethics of engineering and industrial engineering. Emphasis is placed on the management of technology and on the engineering method for product conceptualization, design, development, and production. Fundamental sciences, engineering methods, information systems, economics, and behavior theory contained in engineering management principles and practices.

EIN 3390C. Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Processes I (3). Prerequisite: CHM 1045. Corequisite: EGN 2123. This course is an introduction to industrial materials and their composition, properties, metallography, and heat treatment. Introduction to the manufacturing processes of machine industries including hot working, cold working, and metal removal.

EIN 3905r Directed Independent Study (3). Prerequisite: permission of department chair. Topics vary and each case must be approved by the department chairperson. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

EIN 3949r Cooperative Work Experience (0). (S/U grade only). Prerequisite: Instructor permission. This non-credit, experiential learning course offers students an opportunity to gain "real world" on-the-job work experience related to a specific academic field of study. Students must register for this course through the FSU Career Center.

EIN 4314/4214 Occupational Safety and Hazard Control (3). Prerequisite: EIN 4243. This course covers the history of safety, safety in the workplace, government regulations, methods of accident prevention, system safety, reliability, and fault tree analysis.

EIN 4243 Ergonomics (3). Prerequisites: EGM 3512, EGN 3443, and EIN 3390C. This course examines human characteristics and limitations in relation to physical work, mental work, and job design. Human physiological variables in relation to industrial work environment and product design. Case studies and design exercises.

EIN 4333 Design of Integrated Production Systems and Facilities Layout (3). Prerequisites: EGN 2123, EGN 3613, ESI 3312C. Basic functions: demand forecasting, process planning, master scheduling, expediting, and quality control. Inventory control. Formation of systems from those basic functions. Case studies and design exercises with computer implementation.

EIN 4394C Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Processes II (3). Prerequisite: EIN 3390C. This course is an introduction to engineering materials used in industry from the perspectives of composition, microstructures, properties, and heat treatment, various traditional and non-traditional manufacturing processes, basic mathematical descriptions for selected processes, and the application of these concepts to process selection and planning.

EIN 4621 Manufacturing Systems Engineering (3). Prerequisite: EIN 4312. This course is an introduction to modern manufacturing systems, with a special focus upon the integration of manufacturing resources through the use of computers. Design, planning, analysis, and control of computer integrated manufacturing systems.

EIN 4890 Industrial Engineering Senior Design Project I (3) Prerequisite: Must be in final year of the degree program. This course is the first in a two-part course sequence, this capstone class represents the culmination of the industrial-engineering design sequence and draws upon student training from all previous courses. This course utilizes the six-sigma methodology to reduce variation and defects in order to deliver products and services that meet customer requirements.

EIN 4892 Industrial Engineering Senior Design Project II (3) Prerequisite: Must be in final year of the degree program. This course is the second in a two-part course sequence, this capstone class represents the culmination of the industrial-engineering design sequence and draws upon student training from all previous courses. This course utilizes the six-sigma methodology to reduce variation and defects in order to deliver products and services that meet customer requirements.

EIN 4934r Honors Thesis (3). May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

EIN 4936r Selected Topics in Industrial Engineering (3). Offered fall and spring semesters. Topics will be determined by a departmental committee on special topics, taking into consideration the needs of students who are about to graduate. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

ESI 3312C Operations Research I: Deterministic (3). Prerequisite: MAS 3105. This course covers the following topics with emphasis on validation of algorithms and derivation of heuristics: linear programming, assignment problems, CPM, network flows, discrete optimization, branch and bound solution method, and dynamic programming. Design exercises.

EIN 4118C/ESI 3628 Computing Topics in Industrial Engineering (3). Prerequisite: COP 3014. This course focuses on state of the art computing techniques for industrial engineers. Applications of structured programming, mathematical analysis software, and engineering databases. Use in engineering of GUI languages, Internet communication, and UNIX.

ESI 4234 Quality Control and Reliability Engineering (3). Prerequisites: EGN 3443. Introduction to quality and reliability engineering. Engineering process quality and reliability engineering. Engineering process quality control techniques, engineering design for reliability, and computer integrated reliability engineering.

ESI 4313 Operations Research II: Nondeterministic (3). Prerequisites: EGN 3443 and MAS 3105. This course focuses on the development and application of nondeterministic, analytic models including PERT/CPM, discrete and continuous time Markov chains, queuing models including queuing networks, inventory models, and decision analysis. Case studies and design exercises.

ESI 4523 Simulation of Industrial Engineering Systems (3). Pre-requisite: ESI 4234. Simulation modeling and computer solution of industrial engineering systems. Modeling strategies, probability consideration, simulation languages, simulation verification, and engineering case studies.

Note: When two course numbers appear for the same course, the first refers to FAMU's course number and the second refers to FSU's course number.