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ES2D0 - Industrial Engineering

  • Module code: ES2D0
  • Module name: Industrial Engineering
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module aims to equip students with the skills to design, develop and install integrated systems of people, materials, equipment and energy.

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of the module students will be able to: • Understand the applicability of Industrial Engineering in Operations Management. • Assess user process Ergonomics and the associated Health and Safety Regulations at work including the guiding principles of application and assessment. • Provide a perspective on Approaches to Change, and how best to Negotiate Change. • Evaluate the consequences of Sequence and Time consumption ( PERT, Resource Smoothing and Line Balancing ) • Scope factory layout design to facilitate efficient, effective and productive use of people, space and facilities. • Appreciate the relevance and use of Method Study and Work Measurement. • Consider the ethical, social and legal requirements within the context of Industrial Engineering applications

Timetabled teaching activities

27 x 1hr lectures 1 x 3 hr case study 2 x1 hr revision class Total: 32 hrs

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Other essential notes

Advice and feedback hours are available for answering questions on the lecture material and past examination questions. ES2D0 and ES3D7 will need to be taught together during the 18/19 academic year.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES2D0-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Industrial Case Study (15 pages) 30%
  3 hour examination (Summer) 70%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • BEng Automotive Engineering (H335) - Year 2
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H336) - Year 2
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH75) - Year 2
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH76) - Year 2
  • BSc Engineering and Business Studies (HN11) - Year 2
  • BEng Engineering Business Management (HN15) - Year 2
Optional Core


  • BSc Engineering (H112) - Year 2
  • BEng Engineering (H113) - Year 2
  • MEng Engineering (H114) - Year 2
  • MEng Systems Engineering (HH31) - Year 2
  • BEng Systems Engineering (HH35) - Year 2
  • BSc Engineering and Business Studies (HN11) - Year 2