LEC #  TOPICS  KEY DATES 

1  Introduction  
Engineering Economics  
2  Introduction, Time Value of Money, Single Payment Discounting  
3  Value, Multipayment Discounting, Nonuniform 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, Inclass 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 Wrapup  LCA project due 
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As Taught In:  Fall 2005 
Level: 
Undergraduate

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