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Textbooks for courses in Spring 2021 semester

Updated on January 14, 2021

Course Textbook
ISE 2004
Intro to ISE
No textbook
ISE 2014
Engineering Economy

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

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

ISE 2024
Probability Foundations for ISE

1. Probability (2nd Ed., 2017) by Lawrence Leemis; ISBN 978-0982917473; REQUIRED

2. Learning Base R (2015) by Lawrence Leemis; ISBN 978-0982917480; Recommended

3. Little Book of Probability (2nd Ed., 2012) by Bruce Schmeiser and Michael Taaffe; CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; ISBN 978-1452882925; Recommended

ISE 2034
Data Mgmt for ISEs
No textbook
ISE 2214
Manuf Proc Lab
No textbook: Lab Manual will be available on Canvas
ISE 2404
Introduction to Mathematical Programming (2014, Custom for VT) by Winston and Venkataramanan; Cengage Learning; ISBN 978-1305283121, REQUIRED
ISE 3004
Ind Cost Control

1. MyLab Accounting (online access) by Horngren, Schatzberg, Burgstahler, Sundem; Pearson; REQUIRED

ISBN for: MyLab Accounting access only (no textbook) 978-0133059243; with eText 978-0133059229; with Student Value loose-leaf edition 978-0133059762; with hardcover 978-0133059748.

2. Introduction to Management Accounting (16th Ed., 2014) by Horngren, Schatzberg, Burgstahler, Sundem; Pearson; Recommended

ISBN for: eText 978-0133423839; Student Value loose-leaf edition 978-0133058819; Hardcover 978-0133058789.

ISE 3034
Technical Communication for Engineers
Technical Communication (12th Ed., 2017) by Mike Markel, Stuart A. Selber; Bedford/St. Martin's Publisher; ISBN 978-1319058616; REQUIRED
ISE 3424
Discrete-Event Computer Simulation

1. Simio and Simulation: Modeling, Analysis, Applications (5th Ed., 2018) by Jeffrey S. Smith, David T. Sturrock and W. David Kelton; Simio; ISBN 978-154-2933117; Recommended

2. Simulation Modeling with SIMIO: A Workbook (4th Ed. 2015) by Jeffrey A. Joines and Stephen Roberts; Simio; ISBN 978-1-51-9142207; Recommended

3. Discrete-Event System Simulation (5th Ed., 2009) by Jerry Banks, John Carson II, Barry Nelson, and David Nicol; Pearson; ISBN 978-0136062127; Recommended

ISE 3614
Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics

1. Designing for people: An introduction to human factors engineering (3rd Ed., 2017) by Lee, Wickens, Liu, Boyle; CreateSpace; ISBN 978-1539808008; REQUIRED

2. The design of everyday things (Revised and expanded edition, 2013) by Norman; Basic Books; ISBN 978-0465050659; REQUIRED

ISE 3424
Industrial Ergonomics
No textbook
Course Textbook
ISE 4006
Proj Mgmt & Sys design II
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) (6th Ed., 2017) by Project Management Institute; ISBN 978-1628251845; Recommended
Link to the book on Virginia Tech Library
ISE 4204

1. Production and Operations Analysis (8th Ed., 2021) by Steven Nahmias, Tava Lennon Olsen; Waveland Press; ISBN 978-1478639268; REQUIRED.

2. The Goal (30th Ed., 2014) by Eliyahu Goldratt, Jeff Cox; North River Press, Inc.; ISBN 978-0884271956; REQUIRED

ISE 4264
Industrial Automation

1. Robot Modeling and Control (2006) by M. W. Spong, S. Hutchinson, and M. Vidyasagar; Wiley; ISBN 978-0471649908; Recommended

2. A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation (1994) by R. Murray, Z. Li, and S. Sastry; CRC Press; ISBN 978-0849379819; Recommended

ISE 4304
Global Issues in Industrial Mgmt
Global Issues in Industrial Management (custom textbook) by N. Ghaffarzadegan; McGraw Hill Education Create; REQUIRED

ISBN 978-1307669527 for Student eBook version, How to Access Ebook with Access Code

ISBN 978-1307669503 for Student book print (black & white) version. Contact VT University Bookstore to order.
ISE 4624
Work Physiology

1. Engineering Physiology (4th Ed., 2010) by Kroemer, K.H.E., Kroemer, H.J., and Kroemer-Elbert, K.E; Springer; ISBN 978-3642128837; Recoommended

2. Occupational PHysiology (2011) by Toomingas A, Mathiassen S.E., Tornqvist E.W.; CRC Press; ISBN 978-1439866962; Recommended

ISE 4654
Principles of Industrial Hygiene
No textbook
ISE 4984
Intro to Statistical Engineering
No textbook
Course Textbook
ISE 5016
Mgmt Change, Innov & Prf II
No Textbook; the instructor will share his own support materials with students.
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; REQUIRED

2. Beyond Reengineering: How the Process-Centered Organization is Changing our Work and our World (1997) by Hammer; Harper Business; ISBN 978-0887308802; REQUIRED

3. Seeing What’s Next (2004) by Christensen; Harper Business; ISBN 978-1591391852; REQUIRED

4. Enterprise Transformation: Understanding and Enabling Fundamental Change (2006) by Rouse; Wiley-Interscience; ISBN 978-0471736813; REQUIRED

ISE 5134
Mgmt Info Systems
Business Driven Technology (8th Ed., 2019) by Balzan; McGraw-Hill; ISBN 978-1260425246 (hardcover), 978-1260548105 (paperback), or 978-1260924473 (eBook); REQUIRED
ISE 5174
Eng Prog and Proj Mgmt

1. The Complete Software Project Manager (2016) by Murray; Wiley; ISBN 978-1119161837; REQUIRED

2. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge & Agile Practice Guide (6th Ed., 2017) by Project Management Institute; Pennsylvania: Project Management Institute; ISBN 978-1628253825; REQUIRED

ISE 5406
Optimization II

1. Nonlinear Programming: Theory and Algorithms (3rd Ed., 2006) by Bazaraa, Sherali, Shetty; Wiley; ISBN 978-0471486008; REQUIRED

2. Numerical Optimization (2nd Ed., 2006) by Nocedal and Wright; Springer; ISBN 978-0387303031; Recommended

ISE 5414
Random Processes
Introduction to Probability Models (11th Ed., 2014) by Sheldon Ross; Academic Press; ISBN 978-0124079489; REQUIRED
ISE 5454
Prod Plan & Control
No textbook
ISE 5615
HF Research  Design
Applied Linear Statistical Models (2005, 5th ed.) by Kutner,‎ Nachtsheim,‎ Neter and Li; McGraw-Hill/Irwin; ISBN 978-0073108742; REQUIRED
ISE 5674
System Safety Analysis

1. Design for Safety (2018) by Louis J. Gullo , Jack Dixon; Wiley; ISBN 978-1118974292; REQUIRED

2. System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment: A Practical Approach (2nd Ed., 2014) by Nicolas Bahr; Taylor & Francis Group; ISBN 978-1138893368; Recommended

ISE 5694
No textbook
ISE 5714
Usability Engineering
The textbook will be available online from the VT library.
ISE 5814
System Dynamics Model Soci-Tech
Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World (2000) by John D. Sterman; Irwin McGraw-Hill; ISBN 978-0072389159; REQUIRED
ISE 5834
Decision Analysis for Engineers

1. Foundations of Decision Analysis (2016) by Ronald A. Howard and Ali E. Abbas; Pearson; ISBN 978-0132336246; REQUIRED

2. Foundations of Multiattribute Utility (2018) by Ali E. Abbas; Cambridge University Press; ISBN 978-1107150904; Recommended

ISE 5984
Problem Formulation & Decom
No Textbook
ISE 5984
Intro to Stat Engineering
No Textbook
Course Textbook
ENGR 5204
Systems Eng Projects

1. Systems Engineering and Analysis (4th Ed., 2006) by Blanchard and Fabrycky; Prentice Hall; ISBN 978-0131869776; Recommended

2. Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World (2000) by John D. Sterman; Irwin McGraw-Hill; ISBN 978-0072389159; Recommended

3. Applied Space Systems Engineering (2nd Ed., 2018) by Larson, Kirkpatrick, Sellers, Thomas and Verma; Space Technology Series; ISBN 978-0990429999; Recommended

ISE 6514
Advanced Topic in Math Prog

1. Lectures on modern convex optimization: analysis, algorithms, and engineering applications (2001) by Aharon Ben-Tal, and Arkadi Nemirovski; Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics; Recommended

2. Convex Optimization (2004) by Stephen Boyd and Lieven Vandenberghe; Cambridge University Press; ISBN 978-0521833783; Recommended

ISE 6614
Human Computer Systems

1. Interaction Design: beyond human-computer interaction (5th Ed., 2019) by Helen Sharp, Jennifer Preece, Yvonne Rogers; Wiley; ISBN 978-1119547259; REQUIRED

2. The Design of Everyday Things (2013) by Don Norman; Basic Books; ISBN 978-0465050659; Recommended

ISE 6624
Adv Topics in Human Factors
No textbooks