INDUSTDY 1030 3 credits Introduction to Manufacturing
An introduction to manufacturing principles, systems, and operations. The relationship of manufacturing to the major technological systems (Energy/power, Communication, Construction, and Transportation) is examined. Product development/engineering design is simulated through use of 3-D software. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
INDUSTDY 1130 3 credits Wood Technology
An introduction to basic woodworking processes used by industry. The design process and problem solving are emphasized through development of a portfolio. A problem is identified by the student, then solved through the construction and testing of a project. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
INDUSTDY 1200 3 credits AC/DC Fundamentals
An introduction to direct and alternating current fundamentals covering electrical units, resistance, capacitance, inductance, Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Law, the power formula, rectifiers, and measuring devices. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
INDUSTDY 1230 3 credits Technical Drafting
An introduction to basic drafting techniques as a means of graphic communication. The principles of defining shape and size are studied utilizing computer aided drafting techniques. Activities deal with precise, applied graphic representation including precision and limit dimensioning associated with a variety of industrial situations. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
INDUSTDY 1260 3 credits Building Construction Drafting
An introduction to basic drafting techniques as it pertains to building construction. The principles of defining shape and size are studied utilizing computer aided drafting techniques. Topics include sketching, projection, architectural dimensioning, sections detail views, print reading, and components of residential and commercial building structures. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
INDUSTDY 1430 3 credits Introduction to Metals Processes
An introductory course surveying metalworking processes. Designed to impart academic and laboratory understanding of the fundamental principles of: machining, fabrication techniques, welding, casting and other metals manufacturing processes. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P or C: INDUSTDY 1030 or AGIN 1750
INDUSTDY 1530 3 credits Power Systems Technology
An analysis of methods of transferring industrial power. The basic principles of applied mechanisms, electrical actuators, control systems, engines and introductory pneumatics and hydraulics are emphasized in the course. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
INDUSTDY 1830 3 credits Synthetic and Composite Materials
An introductory course to industrial materials including plastics, metallics, and ceramics and their limitations. The rationalization of enhancement of properties by combining the traditional industrial materials and applications of composite materials. This course is lab and lecture and the lab activities are emphasizing the spectrum of plastic matrix composite, testing, and evaluation of materials. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
INDUSTDY 2260 3 credits Semiconductors
Students study the theory and applications of diodes; BJT, FET, and MOSFET transistors; SCRs, Triacs, etc. The lab focuses on rectifiers, filtering, voltage regulation, applications of transistor switching, and 8-bit microcontroller programming, I/O, and control. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1200
INDUSTDY 2430 3 credits Building Construction Materials
A study of the properties and application of building materials including concrete, block and brick masonry as they are related to residential and commercial building construction. Lab includes the introduction to 3D CAD modeling of buildings and the drawing of building details as they pertain to the building materials. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1260
INDUSTDY 2540 3 credits Materials and Techniques of Building Construction
The basics of construction surveying, the properties and application of wood as a building construction material, an introduction to the use and application of the psychrometric chart, moisture control, the impact and prevention of mold, and analyses of building techniques. Lab includes the performance of various analyses via 2D/3D CAD, spreadsheets and other analysis methods. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2430
INDUSTDY 2710 3 credits Principles of Safety
A study of the principles of industrial safety. The course includes basic industrial safety concepts, analyzing safety and health issues at the workplace, accident causation, and prevention theories. Emphasis is placed on identifying and correcting unsafe practices or conditions before accidents occur. OSHA standards are also covered in the course. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
INDUSTDY 2910 3 credits Plastics Technology
The history, material chemistry, safety, properties, and testing are discussed. Plastic parts design is introduced. Plastics processing techniques, including the seven common plastics processing techniques and other specialized production methods are demonstrated. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1830
INDUSTDY 3140 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. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2430 and COMPUTER 1830
INDUSTDY 3150 3 credits Polymeric and Ceramic Materials
An analytical 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. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1830
INDUSTDY 3160 3 credits Machining and CNC Programming
An intermediate course combining academic and laboratory principles of machining, Computer Numerical Control (CNC), computer assisted part programming, and CAD/CAM. Several laboratory projects develop knowledge and familiarity with machining centers and turning centers. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and INDUSTDY 1430
INDUSTDY 3180 3 credits Construction Safety Management
A practical study of construction safety management principles and concepts are covered in this course designed for Building Construction Management majors or minors and Occupational Safety Management majors or minors. The course includes various management strategies for the identification, evaluation and correction of unsafe behaviors in effort to reduce injuries, fatalities and accidents on the construction site. Emphasis is also placed on the understanding of selected Code of Federal Regulations # 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Standards utilized in the development of a safe and healthy working environment. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 3210 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. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1130 and 2430
INDUSTDY 3220 3 credits Construction Procedures
Planning and analysis of work methods, scheduling and its computer applications, control of crews, materials and equipment selection, CPM and PERT methods of scheduling, contract types, the project manual concept, and construction specification writing and interpretation. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2430 and MATH 1830 and COMPUTER 1830
INDUSTDY 3230 3 credits Digital Electronics
Students will study digital and linear integrated circuits utilized in control systems applications. Timer circuits, logic gates, and interfacing will be used in applications. Field Programmable Gate Array and microcontroller programming and applications will be studied in class and implemented in labs. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1200
INDUSTDY 3310 3 credits Metallurgy and Joining Processes
An intermediate course studying the physical and mechanical properties of metals and their alloys, and the principles of heat treatment of ferrous and non ferrous alloys. Laboratory and theory on welding and joining processes and their affects on the metallurgy and physical properties of metals. A semester project on metallurgy or a joining method with a final report and presentation are requirements of the course. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and INDUSTDY 1430
INDUSTDY 3460 3 credits 3D Industrial Production Drafting
Expands 2D drafting concepts using AUTOCAD and provides integration of drafting and design procedures with 3-Dimensional software. Students will explore introductory through intermediate techniques including part model creation, assembly model creation, part drawing documents, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and other modeling features related to 3D solid modeling. Students will apply drafting and design principles to component parts toward various applications to meet industry standards. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and INDUSTDY 1230
INDUSTDY 3480 3 credits Metalcasting Technology I
Technical study and laboratory investigation into processes used in the manufacture of non-ferrous metalcastings. Special emphasis on the following processes: green sand molding and testing, evaporative pattern casting, investment casting, chemically bonded sand, and shell sand. Also, lecture and discussions on the following topics: gating practices, sand technology, coremaking, casting defects, pattern development, metallurgy of aluminum and light alloys, metallurgy of copper base alloys, and cast trends in the metalcasting industry. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and INDUSTDY 1430
INDUSTDY 3550 3 credits Fluid Power and Servo Systems
The study of fluid power theory and their applications 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, electronics, and fluid servo systems. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1530
INDUSTDY 3560 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, and computer-controller systems. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1200 and INDUSTDY 1530
INDUSTDY 3590 3 credits Industrial Hygiene Technology
This 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 harmful hazards and harmful physical conditions. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 3610 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. (Every third semester)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 3810 3 credits Alcohol and Other Drugs as Related to Safety
A study of drug and alcohol use and abuse related to safety is included in the curriculum. The effects of drug and alcohol use and abuse and their influences on the American Society are provided. Responsible drinking and driving issues are also covered. In addition, strategies to deal with the troubled employee at the workplace are included. Emphasis is placed on discussion. A university or community service learning opportunity is also provided. (Every other spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 3930 3 credits Teaching Technology Education
Teaching methodology, delivery styles, and curriculum development for technology education. Unit planning, lesson planning, and aligning curriculum to standards are emphasized in an interactive teaching/learning environment. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: TEACHING 1230
INDUSTDY 3940 3 credits Materials Testing and Evaluation
A technical study and evaluation of industrial materials and processes using destructive and nondestructive evaluation methods. The course is designed to increase breadth and depth of knowledge of differing material characteristics and properties. Emphasis is given to understanding and application of processes used in material selection and testing methods. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: PHYSICS 1050 or CHEMSTRY 1050 and INDUSTDY 1430 or INDUSTDY 1830
INDUSTDY 3950 3 credits Industrial Design for Production
Study of design principles, production methods, and simultaneous manufacturing techniques. Emphasis is on understanding and application of the design process. Laboratory activities focus on the design and production of a product. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and INDUSTDY 1230 or BUSADMIN 2330
INDUSTDY 4020 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. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: consent of instructor or department chair
INDUSTDY 4030 3 credits Electrical Power
A study of the methods and systems of AC and DC power generation, distribution, and motors. Other course areas include motor controllers, mechanical switches, and other industrial control systems. (Every other Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1200
INDUSTDY 4040 3 credits Environmental Safety Management
This course is concerned with developing an understanding of the principles and concepts inherent to the environmental regulatory structure within the United States and the State of Wisconsin. Students will receive an overview of environmental regulations, terminology, and management practices. (Fall)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 4130 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. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1430 and INDUSTDY 1830
INDUSTDY 4160 3 credits Metal Manufacturing Senior Design
Application of the principles of design, metal cutting theory, CNC programming, metalcasting, and other metals manufacturing methods. In order to complete the semester project students will also apply production tooling methods, cost and time estimating, and quality measurement. An in depth final report and presentation are required. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1430 and INDUSTDY 3160 and INDUSTDY 3460
INDUSTDY 4360 3 credits Specialized Drafting Practices
This course provides an integration of 3-D drafting practices as they are applied to technical drafting problems. Conventional and computer aided drafting and design procedures will be applied to auxiliary and sectional views, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, gears, cams, fixture layout, applied mechanics, and special fields of drafting to create assembly drawings for production. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and INDUSTDY 1230 and INDUSTDY 3460
INDUSTDY 4480 3 credits Industrial Robotics
Study and application of robotic systems to include: fundamentals, classification, integration in manufacturing systems, end-effectors, sensors, vision systems, auxiliary equipment and control systems, safety and cost justification. Basics of robot programming is applied. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1530
INDUSTDY 4490 3 credits Metalcasting Technology II
In depth course in cast iron metallurgy and ferrous foundry practice. A semester project is chosen and followed through to completion. To complete the project many skills will be taught: melting practice and furnace operation, calculation of the risering and gating system, verification using computer modeling, patternmaking, molding, and pouring. Metallurgical analysis of the project produced is also necessary and a final report and presentation will be made. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and INDUSTDY 1430 and INDUSTDY 3310 and INDUSTDY 3480
INDUSTDY 4530 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. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2430
INDUSTDY 4630 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. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2430 and INDUSTDY 2540 and COMPUTER 1830
INDUSTDY 4640 3 credits Curriculum and Facility Planning
Curriculum development through design of a program of study. Procedures for identifying and organizing content are examined. Laboratory design and layout are correlated with curriculum through examination of building codes, safety requirements, and equipment specifications. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: TEACHING 1230
INDUSTDY 4720 3 credits Seminar in Safety
Programs in safety are 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 on how to develop resumes, employment opportunities in the safety profession, and certification available in the safety profession. (Every third semester)
Components: Seminar
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710 and junior standing
INDUSTDY 4750 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 is provided to participate in a class disaster preparedness project. (Every third semester)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 4770 3 credits Loss Control Safety Management
The role of management involved with principles of organization, implementation, administration, and evaluation of occupational safety programs is provided in the course. Methods of controlling losses, basic risk management theories, behavioral-based safety concepts and others are studied. Emphasis is placed on accountability and measuring safety performance at all levels of industry. (Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 4780 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. NIOSH lifting standard and equation, cumulative trauma disorders, ergonomic job hazard analysis, work station design cost, and others. An opportunity is provided to conduct an ergonomic job hazard analysis. (Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 4790 3 credits Safety Management Components
The course stresses the importance of communications to the safety professional. Areas of communication studied include setting up and conducting safety conferences and developing a safety manual. The opportunity to develop a safety program is provided. Other safety-related communication techniques are also covered. (Fall)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 4810 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 prevention programs in the business or industrial world. (Fall)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2710
INDUSTDY 4820 2 credits Principles of Vocational-Technical Education
An examination of the historical roots of vocational-technical education. Readings and research are conducted on the current trends and issues facing vocational-technical education in a high tech society. Satisfies Vocational Certification. (Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: TEACHING 1230
INDUSTDY 4840 3 credits Construction Administration
Construction company organization; contract documents; legal, ethical, business, and management procedures; and principles of construction management. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2430
INDUSTDY 4850 3 credits Thermoforming Technology
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. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2910
INDUSTDY 4860 3 credits Injection Molding Technology
The course is an investigation of the science and technology of injection molding as a common method of production of plastic articles. The description of the technology and machinery will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to part and mold design, use of CAD-CAM and simulation packages such as Mold-Flow. Students will have hands-on opportunities of working with mold preparation, machine operation, process trouble shooting and part evaluation. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2910
INDUSTDY 4870 3 credits Extrusion Technology
A course designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge of design, evaluation, and processing technique as they pertain to the plastics extrusion industry. The course emphasizes process description, profile design, die production, process and cost evaluation. The students will learn theoretical knowledge of extrusion and extrusion processes, production and troubleshooting of this production technique.
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1830 and INDUSTDY 2910
INDUSTDY 4900 3 credits Work Measurement and Human Factors
A study of methods to improve productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of work methods. This course is intended to provide an understanding of the principles of motion economy and work measurement techniques using graphing and charting tools, process picture mapping, 5S value stream mapping, quantitative analysis methods, lean manufacturing and SixSigma concepts. The course is designed for those responsible for supervising or conducting work measurement in industry, but is also valuable for any business or service organization. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and MATH 1830
INDUSTDY 4940 3 credits Quality Assurance
The study of techniques and procedures of assuring and maintaining the quality of industrial products and services. Statistical process control methods such as variable and attribute control charts, acceptance sampling, process capability and reliability are examined. The course also studies modern quality systems, Six Sigma, industrial experimentation and ISO standards. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 and MATH 1830
INDUSTDY 4950 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. Operations strategy, quality of work life, global competition, lean manufacturing, forecasting methods, supply chain management practices, scheduling and plant facilities layout are stressed. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 1030 or BUSADMIN 2330
INDUSTDY 4960 3 credits Commercial Building Planning and Construction Techniques
Specific emphasis is placed on planning/materials/methods and construction practices associated with general building construction including people/buildings/cities, land planning, infrastructure, equipment/machines, codes, pre-engineered buildings, and innovative technologies. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: INDUSTDY 2430
INDUSTDY 4970 1 - 3 credits Independent Study in the Department of Industrial Studies
Independent study is a contractual learning experience resulting in a technical report, research paper, project, or a combination of these. Selection of the area of study is done by the student in consultation with the instructor. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Independent Study
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: junior standing or consent of instructor
INDUSTDY 4980 3 credits 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 interests in the workplace, employee training needs, and industrial training programs. (Fall, Spring)
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: junior standing and 18 credits in industrial studies
INDUSTDY 4990 1 - 8 credits Industrial Studies Internship
An on-the-job assignment commensurate with the instruction program and approved by the industrial internship coordinator. May be repeated for up to 8 credits, but must be progressively more advanced. (Fall, Spring, Summer)
Components: Field Studies
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: junior standing, 18 credits in industrial studies and other requirements per the Industrial Studies Internship Handbook