YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY

College of STEM

ISEN 3736 - Methods Engineering - Spring 2017

TEXT: Methods, Standards & Work Design, 13th ed., Benjamin W. Niebel & Andris Freivalds

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Martin Cala / Phone: 330-941-1746 / e-mail: mcala@ysu.edu

OFFICE HOURS: Moser Hall, Room 2545; MW: 11:00-11:50, 4:00-4:50, F: 12:00-12:50

WEBSITE: http://people.ysu.edu/~mcala/mcala/636.html

LABORATORY SYLLABUS LINK: ISEGR 3736L

GRADE POLICY: Your term grade will be composed of:

Homework 35%
Quizzes 35%
Final 30%
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TOTAL100%

GRADING SCALE: Your letter grade will be determined by:

A: 90 to 100
B: 80 to 90
C: 70 to 80
D: 60 to 70
F: less than 60

HOMEWORK AND EXAMS: Any homework not handed in by the individual in class on the due dates or an exam missed without making prior arrangements will be recorded as a zero.

ATTENDANCE POLICY: The requirements for assignments including due dates will be explained in class. Problem sets will generally be due at the beginning of the session in which the next problem set is assigned.  

CLASS CANCELLATION PROCEDURE: If a class must be cancelled you will be notified via <your user name @ student.ysu.edu>.This e-mail will be issued at the earliest possible moment and every other possible attempt to contact you will be made by the instructor of this course.

STATEMENT OF NON_DISCRIMINATION: Youngstown State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, age, religion or veteran/military status in its programs or activities. Please visit www.ysu.edu/ada-accessibility for contact information for persons designated to handle questions about this policy.

STATEMENT FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: In accordance with University procedures, if you have a documented disability and require accommodations to obtain equal access in this course; please contact me privately to discuss your specific needs. You must be registered with the Center for Student Progress Disability Services, located at 36 West Wood Street, and provide a letter of accommodation to coordinate reasonable accommodations. You can reach CSP Disability Services at 330-941-1372.

ISEN 3736 Methods Engineering - Spring 2017

WEEK

DATES

TOPIC

READING

ASSIGNMENTS

1

1/9

1/11

Introduction

Chapter 1

Problem Set #1

2

1/16

1/18

MLK DAY (university closed)

Methods, Standards & Time Study

 

Chapter 10

 

3

1/23
1/25

Leveling, Allowances, & Standard Time

Chapter 11

Problem Set #2

4

1/30
2/1

Basics of Motion Analysis

Chapter 4

Problem Set #3

5

2/6
2/8

MTM Analysis

Chapter 13

 

6

2/13
2/15

MOST Analysis

Chapter 13

7

2/20
2/22

Work Sampling

Chapter 14

Problem Set #4

8

2/27
3/1

Work Sampling

Chapter 14

9

3/6
3/8

Spring Break(closed)

 

 

10

3/13
3/15

Problem Solving Tools

Chapter 2

Problem Set #5

11

3/20
3/22

Problem Solving Tools

Chapter 2

12

3/27
3/29

Operations Analysis

Chapter 3

Problem Set #6

13

4/3

4/5

Operations Analysis

Chapter 3

14

4/10

4/12

Methods & Job Evaluation

Chapter 9

Problem Set #7

15

4/17

4/19

Wage Administration

Chapter 17

16

4/24

4/26

Review

 

 

FINAL EXAM: TBD