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School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE)
Engineering Economic Analysis
Engineering Economic Analysis
Spring 2017
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undergraduate SEAS students or with permission of the instructor
ECON 1011 and MATH 1232

E. Shittu
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Every Year
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How the concept of time value of money is used to make optimal engineering project investment choices in the face of competing alternatives; life-cycle financial analysis of engineering projects. Provides foundation knowledge for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Fundamentals of Engineering examination.
On completion of the course, you will be able to: 1. calculate and apply basic discounted cash flow techniques to choose among competing project alternatives; 2. evaluate investment opportunities using financial analysis techniques specific to engineering life cycles; 3. conduct life-cycle financial analysis of engineering projects using spreadsheet techniques; 4. conduct the calculation of depreciation of taxes, general inflation and specific price/cost escalation; 5. characterize financial risk with the basic knowledge of corporate financial statements and their analysis; 6. apply spreadsheet-based techniques for financial modeling on case studies based on energy systems, manufacturing, transportation and other domains related to sustainability and engineering infrastructure.
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