ISE 2004
Homework #2: Job Search Package
Individual Assignment
Due: Tuesday, December 2nd (start of class)
This homework assignment is meant to help you successfully prepare to apply for an ISE
job. This assignment has three parts.
1. Conduct a search for
Solution of f(x)=x^3 + 2x^2 - 1 = 0
x=
f(x) =
-1.618345
-0.00043
Create the formula to express f(x) in terms of x.
Use Goal Seek to find the value of x that makes f(x) = 0. Start the search from x=10.
Use Goal Seek to find the value of x that makes f(x) =
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Modeling a Traffic Light (Chapter 15, Example 8: pages 316 - 317)
This worksheet demonstrates the use of conditional formatting and iteration in Excel
Time Remaining [s]
5
Warning Time [s]
8
Turn the bottom light green (and display the letter G in it) if
Solution of f(x)=3x3 + 2x2 + 4 = 0
x=
f(x) =
1.072399
9.999978
Create the formula to express f(x) in terms of x.
Use Goal Seek to find the value of x that makes f(x) = 0. Start the search from x=10.
Use Goal Seek to find the value of x that makes f(x) = 0
Fill in the Trial # Column (DON'T ENTER ALL MANUALLY!).
Center "Point A" and "Point B" over the x and y columns.
Calculate the distance between Point A and Point B in each trial. (Distance = Square Root of [(difference in x's)-squared + (difference in y's
ISE 2004
Presentation #1: ISE in Practice
In this first of two group presentations, you will work in a group of three students to explore
how the different areas of ISE are currently applied (or could be applied) at a specific
company. You need to select
Inventory Policy Proposal: Hokie Copier
Dr. Fraticelli
I.
Executive Summary
The CEO of Hokie Copier has asked our team to evaluate the current process used when
deciding the optimal time to restock the inventory of copiers in order to satisfy consumer
dem
ISE 2004
Group Paper: Presenting Results/Solutions
REVISED Due Date: Tuesday, October 7th
To be completed in groups of size three
Motivation
In several of your remaining ISE courses, you will need to complete a term project
and then write a group paper t
ISE 2004
Homework #1: ISE Paperwork
Individual Assignment
Due: Tuesday, October 28th (start of class)
This homework assignment is meant to help you successfully plan the rest of your
undergraduate academic career. This assignment has three parts.
1. Follo
ISE 2004
Topic #2:
Communication Skills
& Teamwork
Based on slides developed to accompany Chapter 1:
Communication and Chapter 2: Electronic
Communications of our custom textbook for ISE 2004,
with additional material developed by Dr. Barbara
Fraticelli a
ISE 2004
Topic #1: Course Introduction
Welcome to the ISE major! We are glad that you have selected to major in our field. Just
what is this major you have signed up for? We hope that this course will give you a taste of
what your ISE studies will be like
ISE 2004: Introduction to ISE
Fall 2014
Course Description: Introduction to the industrial and systems engineering profession
through exposure to problems, principles, and practice. Integrated systems approach to
problem solving. Foundation of data manipu
ISE 2004
Topic #4: Engineering Ethics
We are now in the part of the course where we are learning about ethics. Why are we
studying ethics? One reason is because ABET (our accreditation board) has mandated that
all engineering programs address ethics in th
Ford Crown Victoria Police
Interceptor
Background
First introduced in 1979
85% of all law enforcement vehicles were Crown
Victoria Police Interceptor in the1990s
Over 400,000 units in service
Initially a passenger vehicle but ford modified it for
spec
ISE 2004
Topic #3: Past, Present, and Future of ISE
History of ISE
We begin with a brief history of engineering. Obviously, people in ancient societies did
what we now consider to be some excellent examples of engineering (pyramids, Great Wall
of China, e
ISE 2004
Presentation #2: Engineering Ethics Cases
Description
In this second group presentation, you will work in a group of three students to examine
one of the ethics cases presented in Engineering Ethics (4th ed.) by Charles B. Fledderman.
(This mater
Modeling a Traffic Light (Chapter 15, Example 8: pages 316 - 317)
This worksheet demonstrates the use of conditional formatting and iteration in Excel
Time Remaining [s]
6
Warning Time [s]
8
Y
Turn the bottom light green (and display the letter G in it) i