Related Humanities Courses

EMG 111 Safety and Risk Management

Safety Legislation – Safety-Related Business Laws – Accident Causation and Investigation – Industrial Hygiene – Ergonomics and Safety Management – Ergonomics and Safety Management – Fire Prevention and Protection – The Human Element in Loss Prevention – Hazardous Materials – Construction Safety – Transportation Safety.

CRC 114 Technical Report Writing

Technical communication basics – Definition of Technical Communication – Profiling Audiences – The Technical Communication Process – Technical Communication Style – Researching – Designing Pages – Using Visual Aids – Describing – Technical Communication Applications – Sets of Instructions – Memorandums and Informal Reports – Developing Websites – Formal Reports – Recommendation and Feasibility Reports – Proposals – User Manuals – Structure of Technical Reports.

CRC 122 Communications, Presentations, and Soft Skills

Communication as a Skill – Core Communication Skills – Questioning – Reinforcement – Reflection – Explaining – Self-Disclosure – Listening – Persuasion – Interacting with Groups – Negotiation – Interviewing – Training – Teamwork – Time Management – Oral Presentations.

EMG 222 Engineering Economy

Origins of Engineering Economy – Principles of Money-Time Relationships – Simple Interest – Compound Interest – Notation and Cash Flow Diagrams/Tables – Interest Formulas – Nominal and Effective Interest Rate – The Minimum Attractive Rate of Return – The Present Worth Method – The Future Worth Method – The Annual Worth Method – The Internal Rate of Return Method – The Payback Period Method – Comparing Alternatives – Replacement Analysis.

EMG 323 Project Management

The Project Management Process – Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control – Project Activities and Network Construction – Critical Path Method – PERT – Introduction to Resource Scheduling – Project Crashing – Project Cost Control – Project Quality Control.

MGT 111 Introduction to Business

Fundamental concepts concerning the business environment – the types of business ownership – business ethics and social responsibility – marketing – operations management – finance – accounting – human resources – information management.

CRC 481 Ethics and Values

The meanings of such normative distinctions as good/bad, right/wrong, and good/evil – Theories of morality such as egoism – utilitarianism – deontological ethics – divine command theory – natural law theory – sentimentalism and virtue ethics – The case for moral relativism – Real-life ethical issues such as war, poverty, racism, abortion, and substance abuse.

ENT 241 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneur – Starting a New Business – Buying an Existing Business – Franchising and Other Alternatives – Women-Owned and Minority-Owned Businesses – Home-Based Businesses – Family Businesses – New Product Development – Business Growth and the Entrepreneur – Global Business.

Related Basic Science Courses

MTH 111 Mathematics (1)

Real number, Weierstrass Theorem, Dedekind Axiom, Heine-Borel Theorem, sequence, limit, convergence, Cauchy sequence, continuity, uniform continuity, differential coefficient, differentiable, Rolle Theorem, Taylor Theorem, Maclaurin Theorem, de l’Hospital Theorem, Integral, Euclidean Algorithm, Partial Differential, total differential, implicit function, differential equation, Lipschitz condition, Cauchy-Lipschitz Theorem, separation of variables, homogeneous, multiple integral, Green Theorem, infinite series, Maclaurin series, Maclaurin expansion, Fourier series, Fourier expansion, Laplacian

MTH 211 Mathematics (2)

Matrix, matrix operation, Kronecker’s delta, transposed matrix, symmetric matrix, skew symmetric matrix, regular matrix, inverse matrix, triangular matrix, orthogonal matrix, diagonal matrix, Hermite matrix, unitary matrix, equivalence of matrix, elementary matrix, trace, rank, determinant, Laplace expansion, cofactor, minor, cofactor matrix, Cramer official, multiplication, vector, zero vector, unit vector, coordinate, origin, inner product, cross product, Gram determinant, vector space, scalar, n-dimensional vector space, subspace, linear combination, span, direct sum, linear dependence, linear independence, dimension, linear mapping, base, duality, orthogonal, conjugate transformation, Hermite transformation, Unitary transformation, Eigen value, Eigen vector, characteristic polynomial, diagonalization, Jordan normal form

MTH 221 Probability and Statistics

The Science of Statistics – Types of Data Types of Data – Methods for Describing Sets of Data – Events, Sample Spaces, and Probability – Unions and Intersections – Complementary Events – Conditional Probability – Random Sampling – Bayes’ Rule – Discrete Random Variables – Continuous Random Variables – Sampling Distributions – Inferences Based on a Single Sample – Test of Hypothesis – Estimation with Confidence Intervals – Inferences Based on Two Samples – Confidence Intervals and Tests of Hypothesis.

Related Basic Engineering Courses

IME 111 Engineering Drawing

Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Design – Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) – Sketching Applications – Lines and Lettering – Drafting Geometry – Multiviews – Dimensioning and Tolerancing – Fasteners and Springs – Sections, Revolutions, and Conventional Breaks – Pictorial Drawings and Technical Illustrations – Working Drawings – Perspective Drawings – Mechanisms: Linkages, Cams, Gears, and Bearings – Belt and Chain Drives – Welding Processes and Representations – Electrical and Electronics Drafting – Industrial Process Pipe Drafting – Structural Drafting – Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) – Civil Drafting.

IME 121 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes

Introduction to Manufacturing – Fundamentals of Materials – Metal-Casting Processes and Equipment – Forming and Shaping Processes and Equipment – Machining Processes and Machine Tools – Joining Processes and Equipment – Engineering Metrology, Instrumentation, and Quality Control – Introduction to Management and Industrial Systems – Production Systems – Facility Planning – Costing and Break-Even Analysis. 

IME Common Mandatory Courses

IME 221 Operations Research (1)

Definition – Applications – Linear Programming: Formulation, Graphical Solution, Simplex Method, Sensitivity Analysis, Duality, and Applications in Linear Programming – Transportation – Assignment – Goal Programming – Solving Operations Research Problems using Available Software.

IME 222 Mechanical Design (1)

Introduction, Definitions, and Principles of Machine Elements – Loads and Stress Calculations – Geometry Determination and Materials Selections – Failure Theories – Design Stages – Traditional and Computer-Aided-Design of: Power Transmission Shafts, Couplings, Keys, Splines, Plain and Rolling Element Bearings, Power Screw Assemblies, Riveted Joints, and Weldments.

IME 223 Manufacturing Processes

Introduction to Machining Processes – Mechanics of Orthogonal Cutting – Cutting Tools Geometry and Materials – Tool Wear and Tool Life – Economics of Metal Cutting – Turning Processes – Drilling Processes – Horizontal and Vertical Milling Processes – Surface and Cylindrical Grinding Processes – Abrasive Finishing Processes.

IME 224 Mechanical Workshop

Jigs and Fixtures – Dynamometers – Temperature Measurement – Chip Formation – Turning Processes – Drilling Processes – Horizontal Milling Processes – Vertical Milling Processes – Surface and Cylindrical Grinding Processes.

IME 311 Project Based Learning on IME

Students will be assigned a practical problem related to the courses they studied. Students will work in teams to develop a prototype, an experimental setup, a computer program, or simulation. The course and the project are going to progress in an incremental process throughout the semester.

IME 312 Metrology and Precision Engineering

Introduction to Metrology – Measurement Standards and Block Gages – Scales, Limits, Fits, and Tolerances – Calibration – Linear Metrology – Angular Metrology – Dimensional Errors – Geometrical Errors – Metrology of Surface Finish, Screw Threads, and Gears – Pneumatic Instruments – Optical Instruments – Coordinate Measuring Machines.

IME 313 Production and Operations Management

Introduction to Operations Management – Competitiveness, Strategy, and Productivity – Forecasting – Product and Service Design – Strategic Capacity Planning for Products and Services – Decision Theory – Process Selection and Facility Layout – Work Design and Measurement – Location Planning and Analysis – Aggregate Planning and Master Scheduling – MRP and ERP – Inventory Management – JIT and Lean Operations – Supply Chain Management – Scheduling – Service Systems Engineering and Management.

IME 314 Statistical Quality Control

Introduction to Quality Improvement and History – the DMAIC Process – Process Control and Capability Analysis – Control Charts for Variables – Control Charts for Attributes – Other Control Charts – Design of Experiments – Factorial and Fractional Factorial Experiments – Acceptance Sampling – Sampling Plans – Military Standards for Acceptance Sampling.

IME 322 Seminar on IME

Students will work in teams to study an advanced research topic. Students will collect and analyze research papers and will present their analysis of the studied papers.

IME – Industrial Engineering Mandatory Courses

IME 315 Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering

Introduction to Ergonomics and Human Factors – Anatomy, Posture, and Body Mechanics – Anthropometric Principles in Workplace and Equipment Design – Static Work Design – Repetitive Work Design – Design for Manual Handling Tasks – Work Capacity, Stress, and Fatigue – Applications of Physiology – Design of the Physical Environment – Hearing, Sound, and Noise – Cognition – Skill and Performance – Displays and Controls – Human Computer Interaction.

IME 316 Facility Layout and Material Handling

Facilities Planning Defined – Product Design – Process Design – Schedule Design – Facilities Design – Flow Systems – Material Flow System – Departmental Planning – Activity Relationships – Personnel Requirements – Material Handling – Material Handling Equipment – Layout Planning Models and Design Algorithms – Warehouse Operations – Manufacturing Systems – Quantitative Facilities Planning Models – Preparing, Presenting, Implementing, and Maintaining the Facilities Plan.

IME 321 Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)

Production Systems – Manufacturing Operations – Introduction to Automation – Industrial Control Systems – Material Transport Systems – Storage Systems – Automatic Identification and Data Capture – Automated Production Lines – Automated Assembly Systems – Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing – Flexible Manufacturing Systems – Computer-Aided Engineering – Concurrent Engineering – Just-in-Time Manufacturing – Lean Production.

IME 323 Mathematics (3)

Vector, matrix, linear space, linear independent, linearly dependence, basis, span, sweep operation, basic matrix, matrix and subspace, linear equation system, the following linear equation system, non-homogeneous system of linear equations, inverse matrix, LU decomposition of the matrix, general inverse matrix, determinant, Definition of the determinant, nature of the determinant, cofactor matrix, area and volume, inner product and orthogonality, axioms and nature of the inner product, vector projection of least-squares method, general inverse matrix and linear equation system, subspace and orthogonality, orthogonalization of Gram-Schmidt, QR decomposition, orthogonal complement, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors, diagonalization, real symmetric matrix, triangle of the matrix, quadratic form, 1st order linear differential equation system, Input-Output Analysis, transition probability matrix, Differential Equations, induction of differential equations, 1st order linear differential equation, homogeneous linear differential equation of higher order, Laplace transform and its applications, Laplace transform of basic function, fundamental law of Laplace transform, initial value problems of ordinary differential equations, function space and Fourier series, function space, Orthogonalization, Fourier series.

IME 324 Management Information Systems

Information Systems in Global Business – Information Systems, Organizations, and Strategy – Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems – IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies – Foundation of Business Intelligence – Telecommunications, the Internet, and Wireless Technology – Information Systems Security – E-Commerce – E-Business – Systems Analysis – Modeling System Requirements with Use Cases – Data Modeling and Analysis – Process Modeling – Object-Oriented Analysis and Modeling Using the UML.

IME 325 Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Understanding the Supply Chain – Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope – Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics – Designing Distribution Networks – Network Design in the Supply Chain – Designing Global Supply Chain Networks – Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain – Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain – Planning and Managing Inventories in a Supply Chain – Designing and Planning Transportation Networks.

IME – Industrial Engineering Electives

IME 451 Industrial Safety and Work Hygiene

Safety Laws and Regulations – Industrial Hygiene – OSHA Standards – Industrial Hazards – Hazard Analysis – Accident Causation and Prevention – Accident Investigation – Personal Protective Equipment – Ergonomics and Safety Management – Fire Prevention and Protection – The Human Element in Loss Prevention – Hazardous Materials – Hazardous Material Handling – Construction Safety – Fall Protection – Transportation Safety – Safety Signs and Tags – Defensive Driving – Design of Safety Program.

IME 452 Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments

Introduction to Designed Experiments – Basic Statistical Concepts – Sampling and Sampling Distributions – Inferences About the Differences in Means – Randomized Designs – Hypothesis Testing – Confidence Intervals – Choice of Sample Size – The Paired Comparison Problem – The Analysis of Variance – Orthogonal Contrasts – The Randomized Complete Block Design – The Two-Factor Factorial Design – The General Factorial Design.

IME 453 Product Design and Development

Development Processes and Organizations – Opportunity Identification – Product Planning – Identifying Customer Needs – Product Specifications – Concept Generation – Concept Selection – Concept Testing – Product Architecture – Industrial Design – Design for Environment – Design for Manufacturing – Prototyping – Robust Design – Patents and Intellectual Property – Design of Services – Product Development Economics – Managing Projects.

IME 454 Work Design and Analysis

Operation Analysis – Manual Work Design – Workplace, Equipment, and Tool Design – Work Environment Design – Design of Cognitive Work – Workplace and Systems Safety – Time Study – Performance Rating and Allowances – Standard Data and Formulas – Predetermined Time Systems – Work Sampling

IME 461 Mathematics (4)

Proposition, logical symbols, tautology, equivalence, propositional variable, logical connectives, deduction, proof, set, subset, union, intersection, set operation, power set, direct product, mapping, function, correspondence, image, inverse image, onto, surjection, one-to-one, injection, bijection, composition, sequence, family, family operation, axiom of choice, equivalence relation, equivalence, class, partition, partial ordering, linear ordering, maximum, maximal, minimum, minimal, upper bound, lower bound, least upper bound, greatest lower bound, completeness of reals, cardinal number, ordinal number, countable set, infinite set, Euclid space, interior, exterior, boundary, closure, open set, closed set, metric space, topological space, convergence, continuous function, semigroup, monoid, group, ring, field, convex set, convex function, hyper plane, optimization, multivariable analysis, gamma function, beta function, multiple integral.

IME 462 Advanced Statistical Methods

Regression and Model Building – Uses of Regression – Simple Linear Regression – Multiple Linear Regression – Model Adequacy Checking – Transformations and Weighting to Correct Model Inadequacies – Polynomial Regression Models – Multicollinearity – Variable Selection and Model Building – Validation of Regression Models – Introduction to Nonlinear Regression.

IME 463 Operations Research (2)

Network Optimization Models – Dynamic Programming – Integer Programming – The Branch-and-Bound Technique – Nonlinear Programming – Game Theory – Decision Analysis – Advanced Queuing Theory Models.

IME 464 Inventory Control and Management

The Importance of Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling – Traditional Replenishment Systems for Managing Individual-Item Inventories – Order Quantities when Demand is Approximately Level – Lot Sizing for Individual Items with Time-Varying Demand – Individual Items with Probabilistic Demand – Managing the Most Important (Class a) Inventories – Managing Routine (Class c) Inventories – Style Goods and Perishable Items – Coordinated Replenishments at a Single Stocking Point – Supply Chain Management and Multi echelon Inventories – Material Requirements Planning and its Extensions.

IME 465 Simulation Modeling and Analysis

Review of Basic Probability and Statistics – Basic Simulation Modeling – Discrete Event Simulation Software – Building Simulation Models – Selecting Inputs Distributions – Output Data Analysis – Verification and Validation of Simulation Models – Introduction to Systems Thinking – Building Systems Dynamics Models System Dynamics Software.

IME 470 Accounting for Engineers

Introduction to Accounting and Business – Analyzing Transactions – The Accounting Cycle – Inventories – Receivables – Fixed Assets and Intangible Assets – Current Liabilities and Payroll – Long-Term Liabilities:
Statement of Cash Flows – Financial Statement Analysis – Managerial Accounting Concepts and Principles – Job Order Costing – Process Costing Systems – Budgeting – Capital Investment Analysis – Activity-Based Costing.

IME 471 Advanced Project Management Methods

Project Management Growth: Concepts and Definitions – Organizational Structures – Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team – Planning – Network Scheduling Techniques – Pricing and Estimating – Cost Control – Earned Value Management – Risk Management – Quality Management – The ‘Project’ Office – Project Management Software.

IME 472 Strategic Management

Creating Competitive Advantages – Analyzing the External Environment of the Firm – Assessing the Internal Environment of the Firm – Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantages – Creating Value through Diversification – Creating Value in Global Markets – Strategic Control and Corporate Governance – Creating Effective Organizational Designs – Strategic Leadership.

IME 473 Japanese Quality Management Methods

Basic TQM Concepts – Leadership – Customer Satisfaction – Employee Involvement – Continuous Process Improvement – Supplier Partnership – Performance Measures – Benchmarking – Information Technology – Quality Management Systems – Environmental Management Systems – Quality Function Deployment – Quality by Design – Failure Mode and Effect Analysis – Products Liability – Total Productive Maintenance – Management Tools – Statistical Process Control – Experimental Design – Taguchi’s Quality Engineering.

IME 474 Engineering Economic Analysis

The Role of Engineering Economic Analysis – Engineering Costs – The Estimating Process – Cash Flow Diagrams – Time Value of Money – Single Payment Compound Interest Formulas – Nominal and Effective Interest – Continuous Compounding – Equivalence for Repeated Cash Flows – Present Worth Analysis – Annual Cash Flow Analysis – Rate of Return Analysis – Choosing the Best Alternative – Future Worth Analysis – Payback Period – Uncertainty in Future Events – Depreciation – Income Taxes for Corporations – Replacement Analysis – Inflation and Price Change – Selection of a Minimum Attractive Rate of Return – Accounting and Engineering Economy.

IME 475 Finance for Engineers

An Overview of the Evaluation and Financing of Capital Projects – The Theory and Practice of Decision-making Concerning Capital Projects – Financial Statements – Cash Flows for a Project – Time Value of Money – Evaluation Criteria for Investment Decisions – Mutually Exclusive, Replacement, and Independent Projects – Practical Issues in the Evaluation of Projects – Sensitivity, Scenario, and Other Decision Analysis Techniques – Risk and Return – Cost of Capital – Risk in Engineering Projects – Decision Tree Analysis and Utility Theory – Real Options Analysis – Sources of Finance – Financing Engineering Projects.

ECO111 Microeconomics

Introduction to economics – The Scope and Method of Economics – Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium – Elasticity – Consumer Choice – The Behavior of Profit-Maximizing Firms – Short-Run Costs – Long-Run Costs – The Labor and Land Markets – The Capital Market and the Investment Decision – General Equilibrium and the Efficiency of Perfect Competition – Monopoly – Income Distribution and Poverty – International Trade

MKT231 Introduction to Marketing

Definition of Marketing – Objective of Marketing Systems – Hierarchy of Marketing Systems – Role of Marketing for the Economic Unit with Planning Strategy – Concepts and Practices in Strategic Marketing – Process of Marketing – Marketing Information System – 4 ”P´s” of Marketing (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion) – Consumer Markets and Purchasing Behavior – Pricing Strategy – Marketing Channels – Communication Marketing Means: Advertising and Promotion.

IME – Manufacturing Engineering Mandatory Courses

IME 317 Mechanical Design (2)

Traditional and Computer-Aided-Design of: Springs, Gears, Brakes and Clutches, Belts, Chains, Flywheels, Cranks, and Crankshafts.

IME 318 Theories of Metal Cutting

Cutting Operations – Mechanics of Orthogonal Cutting – Cutting Theories – Elastic and Plastic Behaviour – Fracture – Dynamometry – Shear Stress and Strain in Cutting – Friction – Surface Integrity – Chip Control – Optimization – Modelling of Chip Formation.

IME 321 Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)

Production Systems – Manufacturing Operations – Introduction to Automation – Industrial Control Systems – Material Transport Systems – Storage Systems – Automatic Identification and Data Capture – Automated Production Lines – Automated Assembly Systems – Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing – Flexible Manufacturing Systems – Computer-Aided Engineering – Concurrent Engineering – Just-in-Time Manufacturing – Lean Production.

IME 326 Mechanical Vibrations

Fundamentals of Vibration – Free Vibration of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Systems – Harmonically Excited Vibration – Vibration Under General Forcing Conditions – Two-Degree-of-Freedom Systems – Multi-degree-of-Freedom Systems – Determination of Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes – Continuous Systems – Vibration Control – Vibration Measurement and Applications – Nonlinear Vibration – Random Vibration.

IME 327 Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

Modern Machine Tool Controls – Tooling for Hole and Milling Operations – Exploring Features of CNC Manufacturing Centers – Review of Basic Blueprint Reading for CNC Programmers – Overview of CNC Shop Activities – Word Address Programming – Programming Hole Operations, Linear Profiles, and Circular Profiles – Programming with Cutter Diameter Compensation and Subprograms – Introduction to the CNC Lathe – Fundamental Concepts of CNC Lathe Programming – Techniques and Fixed Cycles for CNC Lathe Programming.

IME 328 Non-Conventional Machining

Material Removal Processes – Mechanical Processes – Chemical Processes – Electrochemical Processes – Thermal Processes – Hybrid Electrochemical Processes – Hybrid Thermal Processes – Material Addition Processes.

IME – Manufacturing Engineering Electives

IME 451 Industrial Safety and Work Hygiene

Safety Laws and Regulations – Industrial Hygiene – OSHA Standards – Industrial Hazards – Hazard Analysis – Accident Causation and Prevention – Accident Investigation – Personal Protective Equipment – Ergonomics and Safety Management – Fire Prevention and Protection – The Human Element in Loss Prevention – Hazardous Materials – Hazardous Material Handling – Construction Safety – Fall Protection – Transportation Safety – Safety Signs and Tags – Defensive Driving – Design of Safety Program.

IME 452 Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments

Introduction to Designed Experiments – Basic Statistical Concepts – Sampling and Sampling Distributions – Inferences About the Differences in Means – Randomized Designs – Hypothesis Testing – Confidence Intervals – Choice of Sample Size – The Paired Comparison Problem – The Analysis of Variance – Orthogonal Contrasts – The Randomized Complete Block Design – The Two-Factor Factorial Design – The General Factorial Design.

IME 453 Product Design and Development

Development Processes and Organizations – Opportunity Identification – Product Planning – Identifying Customer Needs – Product Specifications – Concept Generation – Concept Selection – Concept Testing – Product Architecture – Industrial Design – Design for Environment – Design for Manufacturing – Prototyping – Robust Design – Patents and Intellectual Property – Design of Services – Product Development Economics – Managing Projects.

IME 481 Failure Analysis

Introduction – Engineering Design, Fabrication, and Performance – Principles of Mechanics – Property Evaluation – Stress Analysis – Macroscopic Aspects of Fracture and Fracture Mechanics – Structure of Engineering Alloys – Materials Characterization – Metallurgical Aspects of Fracture and Fractography – Failure Analysis Procedure.

IME 482 Finite Elements Analysis

Introduction – An Outline of the Finite Element Method – Formulation of Mathematical Models – Generalized Formulations – Finite Element Spaces – Regularity and Rates of Convergence – Computation and Verification of Data – Beams, Plates, and Shells – Nonlinear Models.

IME 483 Reverse Engineering and Rapid Prototyping

Introduction to Reverse Engineering – Geometrical Form – Material Characteristics and Analysis – Part Durability and Life Limitation – Material Identification and Process Verification – Data Process and Analysis – Part Performance and System Compatibility – Acceptance and Legality – What is Rapid Prototyping – Concept Modelers: JP System 5, Ballistic Particle Manufacturing, Model Maker Series, Multi Jet Modelling, and 3D Printing – Functional Modelers: Fuse Deposition Modelling, Laminated Object Manufacturing, Stereo lithography, Selective Laser Sintering, Laser Engineered Net Shaping, and 3D Printing – Applications: Casting Processes, Rapid Tooling, and Reverse Engineering.

IME 484 Design of Jigs and Fixtures

Types and Functions of Jigs and Fixtures – Supporting and Locating Principles – Clamping and Workholding Principles – Basic Construction Principles – Template Jigs – Vise-Held and Plate Fixtures – Plate and Angle-Plate Jigs and Fixtures – Channel and Box Jigs – Vise-Jaw Jigs and Fixtures – Low-Cost Jigs and Fixtures.

IME 485 Abrasive Machining

Chip Formation and Control – Forces and Powers – Energy Conversion and Temperature – Modeling and Simulation – Wear – Cutting Materials – High Speed Cutting – Hard Machining: Process Design and Component Quality – Broaching – Grinding – Gear Grinding – Process Layout – Surface and Subsurface Properties – Cooling Lubrication.

IME 486 Machine Tool Dynamics

Introduction – Modal Analysis and Testing – Measurement Uncertainties – Turning Dynamics: Regenerative Chatter and Stability Lobe Diagrams – Milling Dynamics: Regenerative Chatter, Stability Lobe Diagrams, and Experimental Cutting Force Coefficients – Surface Location Error in Milling – Special Topics in Milling: Frequency Content of Milling Signals, Runout, Variable Teeth Spacing, Low Radial Immersion Milling, and Uncertainty Propagation – Tool Point Dynamics Prediction: Basic and Advanced Receptance Coupling, Beam Receptances, Assembly Receptance Predictions, and Tool-Holder-Spindle-Machine Receptance Predictions.

IME 487 Noise Measurement and Control

Fundamentals and Basic Terminology – The Human Ear – Instrumentation for Noise Measurement and Analysis – Criteria – Sound Sources and Outdoor Sound Propagation – Use and Measurement of Sound Power – Sound in Enclosed Spaces – Partitions, Enclosures, and Barriers – Muffling Devices – Vibration Control – Sound Power and Sound Pressure Level Estimation Procedures – Practical Numerical Acoustics.

IME 488 Machine Condition Monitoring

Introduction – Principles of Maintenance – Fundamentals of Machinery Vibration – Rotor dynamics – Digital Signal Processing – Instrumentation – Vibration Monitoring – Noise Monitoring – Electrical Machinery Faults – Thermography – Wear Debris Analysis – Machine Tool Condition Monitoring – Engineering Failure Analysis.