LEC # | TOPICS | KEY DATES |
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1 | Introduction | |
Engineering Economics | ||
2 | Introduction, Time Value of Money, Single Payment Discounting | |
3 | Value, Multi-payment Discounting, Non-uniform Cash Flows | |
4 |
Effective Interest Rates
Evaluating Alternatives, MARR, PW, AW, IRR |
Homework EE1 due |
5 | Uncertainty | |
6 | Comparing Alternatives | |
7 | Dealing with Changing Prices | |
8 | Combining Concepts | Homework EE2 due |
9 | Presentations and Review | EE project due |
10 | Exam 1 | Homework EE3 due |
Materials Selection | ||
11 | Concepts of Materials Indices, Software Introduction (Guest lecturer: Jeremy Gregory) | |
12 | Material and Shape Selection (Guest lecturer: Jeremy Gregory) | |
13 | Process Selection, In-class Examples (Guest lecturer: Jeremy Gregory) | Homework MS1 due |
14 | Presentations and Review | MS project due |
Cost Modeling | ||
15 | Using Cost Models: Concepts and Principles | |
16 | Tackling Variable Costs | |
17 | Modeling Fixed Costs | |
18 | Presentations and Review |
Homework CM1 due
CM project due |
19 | Exam 2 | |
LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) | ||
20 | Introduction: What is the Cost of Materials Usage? | |
21 | An Overview of Life Cycle Assessment | |
22 | Analysis Goal and Scope; Inventory Methods | Homework LC1 due |
23 | Impact Assessment | |
24 | Presentations and Wrap-up | LCA project due |
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2005
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