(updated on August 5)

  • If you plan to take ISE 3414 Prob OR, read the note from the instructor about Textbook 1.
  • If you plan to take ISE 4004 Theory of Organization, check the new Textbook information there.
Course Textbook Note
ISE 2004
Intro to ISE
Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering (2014); Pearson Custom Library; ISBN 978-1269773577 Textbook is "Required"
ISE 2014
Eng. Economy

1. Engineering Economy (17th Ed., 2018) by Sullivan, Wicks, Koelling; Pearson; ISBN 978-0134870069

2. MyLab Engineering (online access) (2019) by Sullivan, Wicks, Koeling; Pearson; ISBN 978-0134870694

Both 1. Textbook and 2. MyLab Engineering are "Required"
ISE 2204
Manuf Proc
No Textbook No Textbook
ISE 2214
Manuf Proc Lab
No Textbook: course materials will be provided in class No Textbook
ISE 3214
Facilities Planning & Logistics
Facilities Planning (4th Ed., 2011) by James A. Tompkins, John A. White, Yavuz A. Bozer, J. M. A. Tanchoco; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; ISBN 978-0470444047 Textbook is "Recommended"
ISE 3414
Prob OR

1.  Modeling Random Processes for Engineers and Managers (1st Ed., 2009) by James Solberg; Wiley; ISBN 978-0470322550
This text is required and should be purchased (in some form) BEFORE classes start.  The First-Week quiz (Friday, August 30) and first homework come from this text.

2.  The Little Book of Probability: Essentials of Probability for Stochastic Processes and Simulation (2nd Ed., 2012) by Michael Taaffe and Bruce W. Schmeiser; CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; ISBN 978-1452882925

Textbook 1 is "Required"; Textbook 2 is "Go to class 1st."
ISE 3434
Introduction to Mathematical Programming: Operations Research, Vol. 1 (4th Ed., 2002) by Winston and Venkataramanan; Thomson Learning; ISBN 978-0534359645 Textbook is "Required"
ISE 3614
Intro to HF Eng
An Introduction to Human Factors Engineering (2011) by Christopher Wickens; PHI; ISBN 978-8120343719 Textbook is "Required"
ISE 3624
Industrial Ergonomics

1.  Occupational Ergonomics, Theory and Application (2nd Ed., 2012) by Bhattacharya, A., and McGlothling, J.D.; CRC Press; ISBN 978-1439819340

2.  Introduction to Ergonomics (3rd Ed., 2008) by Bridger, R.S.; CRC Press; ISBN 978-0849373060

3.  Occupational Biomechanics (4th Ed., 2006) by Don B. Chaffin, Gunnar B. J. Andersson, Bernard J. Martin; Wiley-Interscience; ISBN 978-0471723431

4.  Human Factors in Engineering and Design (7th Ed., 1993 or more recent) by Mark Sanders & Earnest McCormick; McGraw-Hill Education; ISBN 978-0070549012

5.  Niebel's Methods, Standards, & Work Design (13th Ed., 2013) by Andris Freivalds and Benjamin Niebel; McGraw-Hill Education; ISBN 978-0073376363

All 5 textbooks are "Recommended"
Course Textbook Note
ISE 4004
Theory of Organization

1. The Functions of the Executive (30th Ed., 1971) by Chester Barnard; Harvard University Press; ISBN 978-0674328037

2. (removed) The Art and Adventure of Leadership (2015) by Warren Bennis and Steven Sample; Wiley; ISBN 978-1119090311

3. Project Leadership (2003) by Timothy Kloppenborg, Arthur Shriberg, Jayshree Venkatraman; Management Concepts; ISBN 978-1567261455

4. (New) A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership (2nd Ed., 2011) by Brad Jackson & Ken Parry; SAGE Publications; ISBN 978-1849207393. 

Textbooks 1, 3, and 4 are "Required"; Textbook 2 no longer needed /required.
ISE 4005
Proj Mgmt & Sys Design I
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) (6th Ed., 2017) by Project Management Institute; ISBN 978-1628251845
Link to eBook at VT Library
Go to class first
ISE 4015
Mgmt Sys Theo, App & Dec

1. Decision Analysis for Management Judgment (5th Ed., 2014) by Goodwin and Write; Wiley; ISBN 1118740734

2. Game of Strategy (4th Ed., 2015) by Dixit, Skeath, Reiley; W. W. Norton and Company; ISBN 0393919684

3. slide:ology: The Art of Science of Creating Great Presentations (2008) by Duarte; O'Reilly; ISBN 0596522347

4. HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations (2012) by Duarte; Harvard Business Review Press; ISBN 1422187101

5. HBR Guide to Better Business Writing (2012) by Garner; Harvard Business Review Press; ISBN 978-1422184035

Textbooks 1 is "Required"; Textbook 2 is "Recommended"; Textbook 3 to 5 are "Go to first class before purchasing this book"
ISE 4204
Prod Plan & Inv Ctrl

1. Production and Operations Analysis (7th Ed., 2015) by Nahmias, S and T. Olsen; Waveland Press, Inc.; ISBN 978-1478623069

2. The Goal (30th Anniversary Edition, 2014) by Goldratt, E. and J. Cox; North River Press, Inc.; ISBN 978-0884271956

Both textbooks are "Required"
ISE 4644
Occup Safety & Haz Ctrl
System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment: A Practical Approach (2nd Ed., 2017) by Nicolas Bahr; CRC Press; ISBN 978-1138893368 Textbook is "Required"
ISE 4984
Sys Thinking & Sys Dynamics
Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World (2000) by John D. Sterman; Irwin McGraw-Hill; ISBN 0072311355 Textbook is "Required"
Course Textbook Note
ENGR 5004
Systems Engr Proc
Applied Space Systems Engineering (2018, 2nd Ed.) by Larson, Kirkpatrick, Sellers, Thomas, and Verma; Space Technology Series; ISBN 978-0990429999 Textbook is "Required"
ISE 5015
Mgmt Change, Innov & Prf I

1. Leading Change (2012 or older versions) by John Kotter; Harvard Business Review; ISBN 978-1422186435

2.  The Executive Guide to Understanding and Implementing the Baldrige Criteria: Improve Revenue and Create Organizational Excellence (2007) by Leonard, D. and McGuire, M.; American Society for Quality Press; ISBN 978-0873897174

3. The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization (2010 or older versions) by Peter Senge; Crown Business; ISBN 978-0385517256

4. The resilient enterprise: overcoming vulnerability for competitive advantage (2005) by Yossi Sheffi; MIT Press Books; ISBN 978-0262195379

All 4 textbooks are "Required"
ISE 5024
ISE Seminar
No Textbook in this course No Textbook
ISE 5034
Engr Prob and Stat
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (8th Ed., 2019) by Hogg, McKean, Craig; Pearson; ISBN 978-0134686998
Textbook is "Required"
ISE 5124
Mgmt of Qual and Rel

1. Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence (10th Ed., 2016) by Evans and Lindsay; West Publishing Company; ISBN 978-1305662544

2. Steinway and Sons (1981) by Garvin, Harvard Business School Case # 682-025

3. Hank Kolb, Director, Quality Assurance (1981) by Leonard, Harvard Business School Case # 681-083

4. 2019-2020 Baldrige Excellence Framework (link on NIST)

All 4 textbooks are "Required"; Textbook 1 and 4 can be e-books.
ISE 5164
Trans & Appl Emerg Tech

1. Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change (5th Ed., 2013) by Bessant and Pavitt; John Wiley & Sons; ISBN 978-1118360637

2. Willing at New Products: Creating Value Through Innovation (5th Ed., 2017) by Cooper; Basic Books; ISBN 978-0465093328

3. Revolutionizing Product Development: Quantum Leaps in Speed, Efficiency and Quality (2011) by Wheelwright; Free Press; ISBN 978-1451676297

4. Intellectual Property Strategy (2011) by Palfrey; The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series; ISBN 978-0262516792

All 4 books are "Required"
ISE 5204
Manuf Systems Eng
Modeling and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems (1993) by Askin and Standridge; John Wiley & Sons; ISBN 978-0471514183 Textbook is "Required"
ISE 5244
Facilities Planning & Material Handling
Facilities Planning (4th Ed., 2011) by James A. Tompkins, John A. White, Yavuz A. Bozer, J. M. A. Tanchoco; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; ISBN 978-0470444047 Textbook is "Recommended"
ISE 5405
Optimization I
Linear programming and network flows (4th Ed., 2010) by Bazarra, M.S., Jarvis, J.J., and Sherali H.D.; John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 978-0470462720 Textbook is "Go to class first"
ISE 5424
Simulation I
Instructor will post course syllabus before semester starts, and it will have a link to the e-book check syllabus
ISE 5434
Econ Eval of Ind Proj

1. Contemporary Engineering Economics (6th Ed., 2016) by Park; Pearson/Prentice Hall; ISBN 978-0134105598

2. Managing by the Numbers (2000) by Chuck Kremer, Ron Rizzuto, John Case; Basic Books; ISBN 0738202568 

Both textbooks are "Required"
ISE 5604
Human Info Proc
Engineering Psychology and Human Performance (4th Ed, 2012) by Wickens and Hollands; New York, NY: Psychology Press; ISBN 978-0205021987
Textbook is "Required"
ISE 5605
Human Factors Sys Des
Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics (4th Ed., 2012) by Salvendy; Wiley; ISBN 978-0470528389 Textbook is "Required"
ISE 5614
Human Physical Capab
Occupational Biomechanics (4th Ed., 2006) by Don B. Chaffin, Gunnar B. J. Andersson, Bernard J. Martin; Wiley; ISBN 978-0471723431 Textbook is "Recommended"
ISE 5734
Occup Health Safety Practicum
No textbook No textbook
ISE 5984
Dec Analy for Eng

1. Foundations of Decision Analysis (2016) by Ali E. Abbas; Prentice Hall; ISBN 978-0132336246

2. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2007) by Gladwell, Back Bay Books; ISBN 978-0316010665

Both textbooks are "Required"
Course Textbook Note
ISE 6014
Proposing IE Res
No Textbook No Textbook
ISE 6024
Adv Topics in Mgt SE

1.  Data Envelopment Analysis: A Comprehensive Text with Models, Applications, References and DEA-Solver Software (2nd Ed., 2007) by Cooper, Seiford, Tone; Kluwer Academic Publishers; ISBN 978-0387452838

2. Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, An Economic Approach to Measuring and Explaining Managerial Performance (2018) by O’Donnell, C.; Springer; ISBN 978-9811329845 (eBook version) 

Both textbooks are "Recommended"
ISE 6424
Dynamic Programming
No Textbook No Textbook