LEC #  TOPICS  KEY DATES 

1  Introduction  
2 
Balance Sheets and Income Statements
The Time Value of Money Discrete and Continuous Compounding 
Problem set 1 due 
3  Time Value of Money Mechanics (cont.)  Problem set 2 out 
4 
The Effects of Inflation
Calculation of Capital Costs 
Problem set 3 out
Problem set 2 due 
5  Depreciation, Capital Recovery, and Taxes  
6  Depreciation, Capital Recovery, and Taxes (II)  Problem set 3 due 
7 
Levelized Cost of Product
Carrying Charges 
Problem set 4 out 
8  Methods for Project Evaluation  Problem set 4 addendum out 
9  Methods for Project Evaluation (II): Nuclear Power Economics  
10  Quiz #1  Problem set 4 due 
11 
Retirement/Replacement Problems
Cost of Capital 
Problem set 5 out 
12  Evaluating Projects under Uncertainty  
13  Economics of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (I): Material Balances and Simple Cost Models  Problem set 5 due 
14  Economics of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (II): Enrichment Case Study  Problem set 6 out 
15  Reprocessing and MOX Recycle: Economics and other Considerations  Problem set 6 due 
16  Nonproliferation, Safeguards, and Export Controls  
17  Proliferationresistance and Nuclear Energy  
18  Quiz #2  
19  Externalities: Accounting and Regulation  
20  Nuclear Waste Management (I)  
21  Nuclear Waste Management (II)  
22  Risk Perceptions, Communication and Public Attitudes  
23  Future of Nuclear Power  
24  Term Project Presentations  
25  Term Project Presentations 
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As Taught In:  Spring 2004 
Level: 
Graduate

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