Industrial Engineering

Online Undergraduate and Graduate Course offerings for Summer 2008

The Department of Industrial Engineering is pleased to inform you of our online summer course offerings, displayed below.  Please share this information with your students. We hope you and your students find these courses to be helpful.  Please contact Clemson IE Student Services Coordinator, Mrs. Beverly Robinson,, for information on enrollment procedures.

Summer I

May 20 - June 24, 2008

  • IE 360 (400) Industrial Applications of Probability and Statistics 3(3,0)

Axioms of probability, discrete and continuous distributions, and sampling distributions applied to industrial engineering applications. Engineering applications of statistical estimation, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals. Preq: MTHSC 206.


Summer II

July 2 - August 6, 2008

  • IE 462/662 (400) Six Sigma Quality 3(3,0)

Study of DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) elements of Six Sigma, project management, process analysis, quality function deployment, hypothesis testing, gage R&R, data analysis, multivari-analysis, design of experiments, statistical process control, and process capability analysis. Preq: EX ST 301, 411, IE 360, MTHSC 301, 302, or 309.

  • IE 488/688 (400) Human Factors Engineering 3(3,0)

Introduction to designing systems for human use. Information about human performance, abilities, and limitations are surveyed and applied to the design of tools, machines, facilities, tasks, and environment for effective, efficient, efficient, safe, and comfortable use. Preq: Junior standing.


Summer I & Summer II (11-Week Course)

May 20 - August 6, 2008

  • IE 384 (230) Engineering Economic Analysis 3(3,0)

Basic principles and techniques of economic analysis of engineering projects. Consideration of time, value of money, short-and long-term investments, replacement analysis, depreciation methods, cost allocation, and measures of cost effectiveness.  Preq: MTHSC 108

  • IE 456/656 (230) Supply Chain Design and Control 3(3,0)

Industrial engineering aspects of supply chains including design and control of material and information systems. Preq. IE 386.

  • IE 457/657 (230) Transportation and Logistics Engineering 3(3,0)

Introduces transportation and logistics systems analysis from both analytical and practical perspectives. Covers methods for identifying level-of-service metrics and measuring system performance. Discusses key aspects of modeling, simulation, and other techniques for economic and quantitative analysis of transportation and logistics planning issues. Preq: Senior standing in engineering, science, or management program.

  • IE 487/687 (230) Industrial Safety 3(3,0)

Recognition and prevention of hazards; recognition and control of hazardous materials; developing and managing a safety program; designing inherently safe equipment and workplaces. Preq: Junior standing.



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