Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session

General Information

The subject is addressed to graduate students and advanced undergraduates. An undergraduate background in science or engineering subjects will be assumed.

Class notes (handouts) will be distributed in class and will be available on-line at the handouts page after each class session.


No formal prerequisites.


Buy at Amazon Park, Chan S., and Gunther Sharp-Bette. Advanced Engineering Economics. New York, NY: Wiley, 1990. ISBN: 9780471799894.

MIT Nuclear Study Group. "The Future of Nuclear Power." Published July 29, 2003.

Xeroxed classnotes.

Grading Information

2 Quizzes 50%
Homework 20%
Team Project 30%