ENGR 155: Engineering Economic Analysis, Spring 2006

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Instructor: Roger Bales
Office hours: Tu-Th 3:00-4:00 pm, Kolligan 264

Textbook: Fundamentals of Engineering Economics by Chan S. Park

Announcements:

Homework: weekly; late penalty of -10% per day for turning in after 4:00 pm

grades:

Class preparation

Class meets: Tue-Th 4:00-5:20, Kolligan 209 ____________________________________________________________________________________________

Semester schedule: (if file fails to appear in browser after left click of mouse, download using right click)

Week Date Topic(s) Reading Problems Info
1 1/17 Intro & time value of money ch 1   slides
  1/19 Simple & compound interest ch 2.1-2.2 2.2, 2.6, 2.11 no class
2 1/24 Series payments ch 2.3-2.4 HW 1 || ICA slides
  1/26 Series payments ch 2.4-2.5 ICA  slides
3 1/30 Gradient series; composite case flows ch 2.6-2.7 HW 2 || ICA slides || hw 1 due
  2/2 Nominal & efective interest rates ch 3 ICA slides
4 2/7 Inflation ch 4.1-4.2 HW 3 || ICA slides || hw 2 due, sol
  2/9 Equivalence under inflation ch 4.3 ICA f1 || f2 slides
5 2/14 Equivalence under inflation (cont.) ch 4.3 HW 4 || ICA hw3 due, sol
  2/16 Present worth analysis ch 5.1-5.3 ICA slides
6 2/21 review ch 1-4 5.7, 5.9 hw 4 due, sol || slides
  2/23 midterm 1 ch 1-4    
7 2/28 Present worth analysis (cont.) ch 5.3-5.4 ICA || HW5 slides
  3/2 Annual equivalent worth ch 6.1-6.2 ICA slides
8 3/7 Applying annual worth analysis ch 6.2-6.3 ICA || HW6 hw 5 due, sol || ucpb
  3/9 Comparing mutually exclusive projects ch 6.3 ICA slides
9 3/14 Rate of return ch 7.1-7.3 ICA HW7 hw 6 due, sol || slides
  3/16 Internal rate of return ch 7.4 & 7A ICA slides
10 3/21 Depreciation methods ch 8.1-8.2 ICA, HW8 hw 7 due, sol || slides
  3/23 Depreciation & taxes ch 8.3-8.5 ICA slides
11 4/4 midterm review ch 5-8   hw 8 due, key slides
  4/6 midterm 2 ch 5-8    
12 4/11 Project cash flow analysis ch 9.1-9.6 HW 9, ICA slides
  4/13 Project cash flow analysis     GVC
13 4/18 Project analysis: Panama Canal   HW 10 hw 9 due, sol, DA
  4/20 Project uncertainty ch 10 ICA nrc/slides, JW
14 4/25 Replacement decisions ch 11 HW 11 hw 10 due, sol, slides
  4/27 Benefit-cost analysis ch 12 BHW 1 slides
15 5/2 Benefit-cost analysis ch 12 BHW 2 hw 11 due, CITRIS
  5/4 Review ch 9-12     bhw 1 due
16 5/9 TBD   Project due 5/11 bhw 2 due; ucpb
  5/13 Final exam, ch 9-12   final sol 12:00-3:00 pm