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Textbooks for courses in Spring 2019 semester

(Jan 7, 2019) A new textbook was added to ISE 5674 System Safety Analysis.

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 978-01348700692.
MyEngineeringLab (online access) (2014) by Sullivan, Wicks, Koeling; Pearson; ISBN 978-0133455342
Textbook is "Recommended," MyEngineeringLab is "Required."
ISE 2034
Data Mgmt for ISEs
No Textbook in this course No Textbook
ISE 2204
Manuf. Processes
Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems (5th Ed., 2012) by Groover, M.P.; Wiley; ISBN 978-1118231463
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 2214
Manuf Proc Lab
No textbook - Lab Manual will be available on Canvas No textbook
ISE 2404
Introduction to Mathematical Programming: Operations Research (2002) by Winston and Venkataramanan; Thomson Learning; ISBN 978-0534359645
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 3004
Ind Cost Control
Introduction to Management Accounting (2014) by Horngren, Sundem, Schatzberg, and Burgstahler; Pearson; ISBN 978-0133423839 (eText)
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 3214
Factory Plan & Logistics
Facility Planning (2010) by Tompkins, White, Bozer, Tanchoco; Wiley; ISBN 978-0470444047 (hard copy), 978-0470574157 (eText)
Textbook is "Required," but it can be hard copy or eText.
ISE 3424
Discrete-Event Sim
Simio and Simulation: Modeling, Analysis, Applications (2013) by Kelton, Smith, and Sturrock; Simio LLC; ISBN 978-1493616206
Textbook is "Recommended."
ISE 3614
Intro to HF
1. Designing for people: An introduction to human factors engineering (3rd Ed., 2017) by Lee, Wickens, Liu, Boyle; CreateSpace; ISBN 978-1539808008.
2. The design of everyday things (Revised and expanded edition, 2013) by Norman; Basic Books; ISBN 978-0465050659.
Both textbooks are "Required."
Course Textbook Note
ISE 4006
Proj Mgmt & Sys design II
No new textbook - will use the same one as ISE 4005 from Fall 2018
No textbook
ISE 4214
Lean Manuf
1. Toyota Production System: An Integrated Approach to Just In Time (2012) by Mondan; CRC Press; ISBN 978-1439820971
2. LEAN THINKING: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation (2003) by Womack, and Jones; Free Press; ISBN 0-7432-49275
Both textbooks are "Required."
ISE 4264
Industrial Automation
No Textbook in this course No textbook
ISE 4304
Global Issues in Ind Mgmt
The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century (2013, 3rd ed.) by Friedman; Picador; ISBN 978-0312425074
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 4404
Stat Qual Control
Introduction to Statistical Quality Control (2013) by Montgomery; John Wiley and Sons; ISBN 978-1118146811
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 4624
Work Physiology
No Textbook in this course No Textbook
ISE 4654
Principles of Industrial Hygiene
Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (2012, 6th Ed) by Plog and Quinlan; National Safety Council; ISBN 978-0879123123.
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 4984 SS: Comp Coll Decision Policy No textbook in this course No Textbook
STAT 4105
Theoretical Stat
Probability (2017) by Leemis; Published by Lawrence Leemis (available via; ISBN 978-0982917473 Textbook is "Required"
Course Textbook Note
ENGR 5204
Syst Engr Project
1. System Engineering Analysis (2006, 4th) by Blanchard and Fabrycky; Prentice Hall; ISBN 978-0131869776.
2. Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World (2000) by Sterman; Irwin McGraw-Hill; ISBN 0-07-231135-5
3. Applied Space System Engineering (2009) by Larson, Kirkpatrick, Sellers, Thomas, Verma; McGraw Hill; ISBN 978-0073408866.
4. Technical Communication (2006) by Michael Markel; Bedford/StMartin's; ISBN 0-312441975.
5. Technical Communication (2008, 11th Ed.) by John M. Lannon; Peason Longman; ISBN 978-0205559572.
Textbooks 1 to 3 are "Required"; 4 and 5 are "Recommended."
ISE 5016
Mgmt Change, Innov & Prf II
No Textbook in this course No Textbook
ISE 5044
Prod System Design
1. Factory Physics (2011) by Hopp and Spearman; Waveland; ISBN 978-1577667391
2. The Goal (2014) by Goldratt; North River Press; ISBN 978-0884271956
Book 1 is "Required," Book 2 is "Recoomended"
ISE 5114
Case Studies in IE
1. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't (2001) by Collins; HarperCollins; ISBN 978-0066620992
2. Beyond Reengineering: How the Process-Centered Organization is Changing our Work and our World (1997) by Hammer; Harper Business; ISBN 978-0887308802
3. The Innovator’s Solution (2013) by Christensen; Harper Business; ISBN 978-1422196571
4. Seeing What’s Next (2004) by Christensen; Harper Business; ISBN 978-1591391852
5. Enterprise Transformation: Understanding and Enabling Fundamental Change (2006) by Rouse; Wiley-Interscience; ISBN 978-0471736813 
All 5 textbooks are "Required."
ISE 5134
Mgmt Info Systems
Business Driven Technology (2017, 7th Ed) by Balzan; McGraw-Hill; ISBN 978-1259567322.
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 5174
Eng Prog and Proj Mgmt
1. The Project Manager’s Desk Reference (2006, 3rd Ed.) by Lewis; McGraw Hill; ISBN 978-0071464642
2. The Complete Software Project Manager (2016) by Murray; Wiley; ISBN 978-1119161837
3. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge & Agile Practice Guide (2017, 6th Ed.) by Project Management Institute; Pennsylvania: Project Management Institute; ISBN 978-1628253825
All 3 textbooks are "Required."
ISE 5406
Optimization II
1. Nonlinear Programming: Theory and Algorithms (2006) by Bazaraa, Sherali, Shetty; Wiley; ISBN 978-0471486008
2. Numerical Optimization (2006) by Nocedal and Wright; Springer; ISBN 978-0387303031
Both e-books can be downloaded with VT account login; both textbooks are "Optional."
ISE 5414
Random Processes
1. An Introduction to Stochastic Modeling (2010) by Pinsky and Karlin; Academic Press; ISBN '978-0233814162
2. The Little Book of Probability (2012) by Taaffe and Schmeiser; CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; ISBN '978-1452882925
Book 1 is "Required," Book 2 is "Optional"
ISE 5454
Prod Plan & Control
No textbook (out of print), but Instructor will provide the materials Materials will be provided.
ISE 5464
Queueing Theory
No Textbook No Textbook
ISE 5615
HF Research  Design
Applied Linear Statistical Models (2004, 5th ed.) by Kutner,‎ Nachtsheim,‎ Neter and Li; McGraw-Hill/Irwin; ISBN 978-0073108742
Textbook is "Required"
ISE 5644
Human Aud & Aud Disp Design
The Noise Manual (2003) by Berger, E. H., Royster, L. H., Royster, J. D., Driscoll, D. P., and Layne, M. (Eds.); Emrican Industrial Hygiene Assocation; ISBN 0-931504024
Textbook is "Required"
ISE 5674
System Safety Analysis
1. Design for Safety (2018) by Gullo and Dixon; Wiley; ISBN 978-1118974292.
2. System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment: A Practical Approach (2nd Ed., 2014) by Bahr; Taylor & Francis Group; ISBN 978-1138893368.
E-books can be downloaded with VT account login, by clicking the titles.
ISE 5694
Macroergonomics: an Introduction to Work System Design (2000) by Hendrick and Kleiner; Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; ISBN 978-0945289142.
Textbook is "Required."
ISE 5984
Stochastic and Robust Opt
1. Introduction to Stochastic Programming (2011) by Birge and Louveaux; Springer; ISBN 978-1461402367.
2. Convex Optimization (2004) by Boyd and Vandenberghe; Cambridge; ISBN 0521833787.
Both textbooks are "Recommended."
ISE 5984 SS: Comp Coll Decision Policy
No Textbook No Textbook
Course Textbook Note
ISE 6024
Adv Topics in Mgt Syst
No Textbook in this course No Textbook
ISE 6404
Graph Theory & Network Flows
No Textbook in this course No Textbook
ISE 6444
Inventory Theory
No Textbook in this course; Instructor will provide a course pack. No Textbook
ISE 6604
HF in Visual Display System
1. Displays: Fundamentals & Applications (2011) by Hainich and Bimber; CRC Press; ISBN 978-1568814391. E-textbook available via VT Library.
2. Envisioning Information (1990) by Edward Tufte; Graphics Press; ISBN 978-0961392116.
Both textbooks are "Required"
ISE 6614
Human Computer System
Universal Methods of Design: 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions (2012) by Hanington and Martin; Rockport Publishers; ISBN 978-1592537563.
*** possibly another textbook required ***
Textbook is "Required"