INDUSTDY 5140 4 credits General Construction Estimating
Principles, theories, and systems of general construction estimating; quantity survey techniques; standard forms; material costs and labor pricing; and the use of computer estimating software.
INDUSTDY 5150 3 credits Polymeric and Ceramic Materials
An analytic course that introduces students to the science and chemistry of polymeric and ceramic materials. The course is divided into two parts. Part I contains the fundamentals of atomic bonding, crystalline structures, phase diagrams, kinetics and effects; Part II discusses the properties, design considerations, and applications of these industrial materials.
INDUSTDY 5210 3 credits Construction Laboratory
Laboratory and field experience in basic carpentry and masonry principles, concrete forming, brick and block laying, estimating, scheduling, and related areas.
INDUSTDY 5220 3 credits Construction Procedures
Planning and analysis of work methods, scheduling, control of crews, materials and equipment selection, CPM and PERT methods of scheduling, construction safety, the project manual concept, and construction specification writing and interpretation.
INDUSTDY 5230 3 credits Integrated Circuit Fundamentals
The study of digital and linear integrated circuits utilized in control systems applications. Operational amplifier circuits, timer circuits, logic gates, programmable logic gates, and programmable memory will be emphasized.
INDUSTDY 5480 3 credits Cast Metals Technology
Technical study and laboratory investigation into processes used in the manufacturing of metalcastings. Special emphasis on the following laboratory processes: green sand molding, evaporative pattern casting, investment casting, and shell sand casting. Also lecture and discussions on the following topics: gating practices, sand technology, coremaking, casting defects, pattern development, mold making with applications to the plastic industry, metallurgy of cast irons, cast iron melting furnaces, and trends in the metalcasting industry.
INDUSTDY 5550 3 credits Fluid Power and Servo Systems
Fluid power theory and application to industrial processes. The course includes the examination of fluids, pumps, compressors, conditioners, control devices, actuators, symbols, and circuitry. Other course areas include an introduction to electrical and fluid servo systems.
INDUSTDY 5560 3 credits Industrial Control Systems
The course includes the principles of measurement and control fundamentals including relay control systems, ladder logic, programmable controllers, industrial sensors, control software, D/A and A/D conversions, and computer-controller systems.
INDUSTDY 5590 3 credits Industrial Hygiene Technology
The course is concerned with the chemical and physical hazards that impair the health of workers while on the job. Emphasis in the course is in recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards. Students receive experience in monitoring exposure of workers to toxic hazards and harmful physical conditions.
INDUSTDY 5610 3 credits Safety and Worker Compensation Laws
A study of the function of federal, state, and local laws in occupational safety. Emphasis is placed on OSHA and worker compensation legislation. The course reviews current requirements and court decisions as they relate to injury, accidents, and occupational disease. An opportunity is provided to evaluate various standards as each applies to educational and industrial facilities.
INDUSTDY 5650 3 credits Specialized Drafting Practices
Theory and practices as applied to fixture layout, applied mechanics, graphic statics, and other symbolic diagrams. CADD applications of these areas will be employed.
INDUSTDY 5730 3 credits Three-Dimensional CADD
A study of the principles and techniques used to illustrate three-dimensional forms. Traditional techniques and CADD techniques are employed to construct wire-frame, surface, and solid models.
INDUSTDY 5750 3 credits Production Machining and Manufacturing
Study of the principles of production manufacturing, production tooling, cost and time estimating, measurement and inspection, metal cutting theory, chipless machining processes, and an introduction to CNC programming.
INDUSTDY 5810 3 credits Alcohol and Other Drugs as Related to Safety
Accident causation by alcohol and other drugs. Units of study include drug classification, alcohol and its effect on the American society, alcohol and driving, drug education curricula and resource materials, and handling drug problems on the job.
INDUSTDY 5820 3 credits Professional Selling
A study of the principles, techniques, and practices involved in selling products, services, and ideas to final consumers and organizational buyers. The selling processes used by manufacturers, distributors, and direct marketers are considered. Changes in the selling environment due to global marketing and international sales are discussed. Several sales presentations are required.
INDUSTDY 5930 3 credits Teaching Technology Education
Teaching methodology, delivery styles, and developing learning sessions and their utilization in technology education are presented. Each student will develop skills in effectively presenting information via several forms of instructional technology. P: TEACHING 2220 and Junior standing.
INDUSTDY 5940 3 credits Material and Processes Evaluation
A technical study and evaluation of industrial materials and processes using laboratory test equipment. The course is designed to increase breadth and depth of knowledge of differing material characteristics and properties. Emphasis is given to current manufacturing processes; however, space age materials and processes will be evaluated.
INDUSTDY 5950 3 credits Industrial Design for Production
Design principles, production methods, and design considerations for manufacturing are studied. Laboratory activities are centered around the design and production of a new product.
INDUSTDY 6020 1-3 credits Topics in Industrial Studies
The study of selected topics common to the industrially oriented disciplines. The topic to be covered will be identified in the course title.
INDUSTDY 6030 3 credits Electrical Power
A study of the methods and systems of AC and DC power generation and distribution; an introduction to AC and DC motors; and industrial control systems.
INDUSTDY 6130 3 credits Industrial Laser Application
An investigation of principles and applications of lasers and laser systems as they pertain to manufacturing, service, and communication industries. The use of lasers in industrial, medical, and military applications will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to industrial applications such as cutting, welding, and heat treating.
INDUSTDY 6470 3 credits CNC Machining Processes
A course combining academic and laboratory principles of Computer Numerical Control, Direct Numerical Control, computer-assisted part programming, and CAD/CAM communications.
INDUSTDY 6480 3 credits Industrial Robotics
An investigation of the operation, performance, and job assignments of robots used in manufacturing, service, governmental, space, health, defense, home, and related activities. Emphasis is placed on applications; however, robot anatomy, coordinates, grippers, and control systems along with their interfacing are studied. Robot programming in VAL is applied.
INDUSTDY 6530 3 credits Residential Planning and Design
Residential planning, design, and construction; specific emphasis is placed on the presentation plans, home ownership, housing, design requirement, and special structural design considerations. Laboratory work consists of developing a complete set of working architectural plans and related specifications using conventional and CADD drafting practices.
INDUSTDY 6560 3 credits Flexible Manufacturing and Control Systems
The principles of automated material handling systems, interfacing machine tools with automatic systems, and automatic industrial ID systems. The course will emphasize industrial manufacturing system integration.
INDUSTDY 6630 3 credits Building Systems Analysis
The major building systems, which include electrical systems, climate controlling systems, lighting systems, and water supply and drainage systems are studied.
INDUSTDY 6640 3 credits Curriculum and Facility Planning
Curriculum development and course of study construction. Procedures for identifying content and organizing a teaching plan, correlating laboratory facilities with instructional content including laboratory specifications, placement of equipment, and laboratory management. P: TEACHING 2220.
INDUSTDY 6720 3 credits Seminar in Safety
Programs in safety will be explored with safety resource experts from industry, education, and government agencies invited as speakers. Additional time is devoted to topics to prepare the safety student for the safety profession. Included would be such topics as how to develop resumes, employment opportunities in the safety profession, and certification available in the safety profession.
INDUSTDY 6750 3 credits Disaster Preparedness
Principles of organization on the local, state, and national levels concerning natural and human disasters. A systematic and realistic approach to hazard analysis and mitigation. An opportunity will be provided to participate in a class disaster preparedness project.
INDUSTDY 6770 3 credits Loss Control Safety Management
The role of management involved with principles of organization, implementation, administration, and evaluation of occupational safety programs. Methods of controlling losses caused by all types of incidents are studied. Emphasis is placed on accountability and measuring safety performance at all levels of industry.
INDUSTDY 6780 3 credits Ergonomics in the Workplace
Ergonomics is the study of fitting jobs to workers and doing whatever is necessary to improve worker comfort. Topics covered in this course include: identifying ergonomic problems, office ergonomics, biomechanical principles, determining physical stress on the job, back problems, flexibility exercises. OSHA guidelines for meatpacking plants, NIOSH lifting standard and equation, cumulative trauma disorders, ergonomic job analysis, workstation design cost vs. poor design, and others.
INDUSTDY 6790 3 credits Developing Safety Programs
The course stresses the importance of communications to the safety professional. Areas of communication studied include setting up and conducting safety conferences, building safety training programs, current research in safety, written safety communications, and using audio-visuals in safety.
INDUSTDY 6810 3 credits Fire Protection
A study of the nature and theory of fire hazards; preplanning to prevent fires; the systems approach to fire protection services; the technology of fire control; and the application of theory and technology to solving fire problems. Special attention is given to preparing comprehensive fire programs for any type of business or industry.
INDUSTDY 6820 2 credits Principles of Vocational-Technical Education
The principles of vocational-technical education including the needs for vocational-technical education in society; status of vocational-technical education with special emphasis on the Wisconsin Plan. Satisfies vocational certification. P: TEACHING 2220 or equivalent.
INDUSTDY 6840 3 credits Construction Administration
Construction company organization; contract documents; legal, ethical, business, and management procedures; and principles of construction management. P: INDUSTDY 2430.
INDUSTDY 6850 3 credits Plastic Processes I
A course emphasizing process description and process evaluation. The course is divided between lab and lecture. The students will learn theoretical knowledge of plastic forming processes and practical experience running equipment. Topics include injection molding and extrusion.
INDUSTDY 6860 3 credits Plastic Processes II
A course designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of design, evaluation, and processing techniques as they pertain to the plastics industry. The course emphasizes parts design, process description, process evaluation and cost evaluation. The course consists of lab and lecture. The students will learn theoretical knowledge of thermoforming, rotational molding, blow forming, and other techniques.
INDUSTDY 6900 3 credits Time and Motion Study
The study and application of work measurement systems such as direct time study, MTM standard data, and work sampling. Methods improvement is analyzed by the use of motion economy principles, process charting, and flow diagrams. The course also examines computer application techniques for the above.
INDUSTDY 6940 3 credits Quality Control
The study of techniques and procedures of assuring and maintaining the quality of industrial products and services; Statistical Process Control (SPC) procedures as utilized currently; acceptance sampling, and probability and reliability topics are examined. ISO standards and TQM concepts are studied. P: MATH 1830 Elementary Statistics.
INDUSTDY 6950 3 credits Production Planning and Control
An investigation and study of the integrated approach of effective management practices associated with production planning, scheduling, and control. Operation strategy, quality of work life, labor relations, governmental regulations, global competition, economic conditions, sales forecasting, inventory management practices, and plant facilities layout will be stressed.
INDUSTDY 6960 3 credits Commercial Building Planning and Construction Techniques
Specific emphasis is placed on the planning/materials/methods and construction practices associated with general building construction including people/buildings/cities, land planning, infrastructure, architectural programming, equipment/machines, codes, pre-engineered buildings, and innovative technologies.
INDUSTDY 6980 3 credits Industrial Training and Supervision
An investigation of the duties and responsibilities of first line supervisors. Emphasis is given to worker motivation, effective communication with employees, recruiting and selecting employees, supervisory leadership, employee evaluation and discipline, special interest in the workplace, employee training needs, and industrial training programs.
INDUSTDY 6990 2-8 credits Industrial Internship
An on-the-job assignment commensurate with the instruction program and approved by the industrial internship coordinator. May be repeated for up to eight credits, but must be progressively more advanced. P: See department program notes.
INDUSTDY 7000 3 credits Research Methodology
Introduction and background to the scientific method of inquiry, types of research, problem clarification, data gathering techniques, research data analysis, and proposal and research paper writing.
INDUSTDY 7020 3 credits Advanced Topics
This is an advanced course to discuss the new technical and managerial innovations in a production environment. The emphasis is the discussion of the principles, study of the concepts, and the application of new computer base technology in the area of production design, material selection, process simulation and control, and part evaluation. The course is dynamic in nature stressing the rapid advancement in production processes and the availability and integration of new technology into the production process.
INDUSTDY 7050 3 credits Current Issues in Manufacturing
A study of current issues related to manufacturing management. An overview of the operations of an industrial organization that, when managed properly, lead to effective coordination and control with an emphasis on current trends and issues impacting manufacturing management such as challenges of manufacturing, social issues, economic issues, the global economy, and advancement of technology.
INDUSTDY 7060 3 credits Operations Research and Interface Systems
A study of the activities, concepts, and the quantitative and qualitative techniques utilized by those who manage operations associated with the production of goods and services.
INDUSTDY 7080 3 credits Materials Assessment
Investigation of the properties, microstructure, and mechanical characteristics of industrial production materials, material composition analyses, fabrication characteristics, strength of materials, and production techniques.
INDUSTDY 7190 3 credits Technology in Industry and Society
A study of technology to include an understanding of what technology is, the implications of technology, the relationship of technology to life and our social environment, and the relationship of technology to industry and production. Designed to develop technological literacy and assist with decision making in a technological society.
INDUSTDY 7220 3 credits Issues in Management and Leadership
A course designed to provide a background of experiences relative to leadership effectiveness. The course examines major theories of leadership and demonstrates their potential for managing work performance in organizations. Leadership roles are identified for managing and enabling subordinates in manufacturing of industrial products and services.
INDUSTDY 7330 3 credits Design of Experiments
This is an advanced quality control class as well as an advanced statistics class. It is a study of the causes of variation and what variables more significantly contribute toward variation. Study will involve different types of designs of experimentation to obtain a better understanding of process control, with the goal of reducing variation.
INDUSTDY 7490 1-2 credits Seminar in Industrial Studies
Critical examination of selected industrial issues, the role of the management professional in the industrial workplace, and current literature will be studied.
INDUSTDY 7920 2 credits Seminar Paper Research
INDUSTDY 7980 1-4 credits Independent Study in Industrial Studies
The amount of graduate credit allowed for independent study may not exceed a total of four credits except with the special permission of the student's advisor and the graduate dean. Approval must be secured from the department faculty member before independent study courses are begun by completing a form secured from the department. This form must include a description of the subject to be covered and must be submitted before registration will be approved. Signatures of the advisor and the instructor are necessary. Independent study may not be used for collecting information for the seminar paper.
INDUSTDY 7990 3-6 credits Thesis Research