Introduction to Industrial Engineering (300IGI001)

Basic Information

  • Course code number and name: 300IGI001, Introduction to Industrial Engineering.
  • Credits and contact hours: 3 credit hours, 4 hours per week.
  • Course coordinator: María Lourdes Becerra
  • Prerequisites: None.
  • Type of course: Required.

Text book

  • Introduction to Engineering, an Industrial Approach, O. Romero, D. Muñoz, S. Romero, 2006.

Supplemental materials

  • Introduction to Engineering, an Approach through Design, P.M. Grech, 2010.
  • The History of Stuff: How our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health, and a Vision for Change, Annie Leonard, Arianne Conrad, 2010.

Specific course information

The objective of the course is to develop the competencies that prepare students to face the challenges and problems of Industrial Engineering. The course is focused on promoting the commitment of the students to learning and developing those competencies.

Specific goals of the course

Learning objectives:
  • To identify the objects of study and scope of Industrial Engineering.
  • To identify and apply the recurrent concepts of Industrial Engineering.
  • To identify the contributions of natural sciences, mathematics, social sciences and other disciplines to Industrial Engineering.
  • To formulate potential and creative solutions to problems of Industrial Engineering.
  • To identify the importance of information in the taking of decisions.
Relationship with student outcomes
Student Outcomes
A B C D E F G H I J K
Relevance 2 2 3 1 3 2 2 2

1: low relevance; 2: medium relevance; 3: high relevance.

Topics of the courseo

  • Engineering. The history of Engineering. Contexts of Engineering in Colombia.
  • Industrial Engineering and the theory of systems. The structure and theory of systems. Workstations. Rational organization of work. Added value and strategy. Operations research. Product design. Plant layout. Occupational health and ergonomics. Quality control. Environmental engineering. Manufacturing and supply chain.
  • Natural sciences, social sciences and mathematics in Industrial Engineering.
  • The creative process and inventions.
  • Engineering design. Problem definition. Criteria and constraints. Proposition of solutions. Sorting and choosing of the best solution. Specifications, documentation and communication.
  • Measurements, calculations and decision making.
 
undergraduate/dptocivileindustrial/introindustrialengineering.txt · Última modificación: 2014/09/30 15:26 por lsosorio
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