GE 403: Engineering Economy

KING SAUD UNIVERSITY - College of Engineering
GE 403: Engineering Economy (First Semester 1437-1438H, 2016-2017G)
INSTRUCTORS: Prof. T. Al-Refeai, Prof. A. Al-Suhaibani, Dr. Seongkwan M. Lee,  Dr. Ali H. Altheeb, and                  Dr. Abdulrahman Albidah
TEXT: White, Case, and Pratt,  "Principles of Engineering Economic Analysis," 5th Edition.

 

Chapter Topics Homework
1 Introduction to Engineering Economic Analysis: Principles of Engineering Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Techniques.  Sections 1-2→1-4 8, 9, 10
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Time Value Of Money: Cash Flow Diagrams, Simple Interest Calculations, Compound  Interest Calculations, Multiple Compounding Periods in a year and Continuous Compound  Interest Calculations.
Sections: 2-1→2-6, 2-A.
6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 24, 32, 56, 90, 98, 130, 156, 164, 172.
3 Equivalence and Indiffrence . Section 3-7, 3-9 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 58, 60
4 Comparison of Alternatives:, Choosing Planning Horizons, 
Sections: 4-1, 4-2
4, 5, 6
 
 
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6
 
7
 
 
8
 
 
Measure of Worth:
Present Worth Analysis: Single Alternative, Multiple Alternatives, One shot investiment,        Sections: 5-3, 5-4, 5-5
Payback Period: Single Alternative, Multiple Alternatives, Section: 5-6
Capitalized Worth: Single Alternative, Multiple Alternatives,
Sections: 5-8, 5-9
Fut ur Worth Analysis: Single Alternative, Multiple Alternatives, One shot investiment, Sections: 6-2, 6-3, 6-5
Annual Worth Analysis: Single Alternative, Multiple Alternatives, Least Common Multiple of Lives Assumption, Sections: 7-2, 7-3, 7-4
Capital Recovery Cost: Section 7-6
Internal Rate of Return: Single Alternative, Multiple Alternatives, Sections: 8-2, 8-3
External Rate of Return: Single Alternative, Multiple Alternatives, Sections: 8-4, 8-5
Analizing Alternatives With no Positive Cash Flow : Section 8-6
 
CH5: 9, 10, 12, 13, 25, 27, 61, 62, 65, 66, 72, 74
 
 
 
CH6: 4, 7, 9, 18, 31, 32, 36, 67, 68
 
CH7: 4, 5, 8, 23, 24, 25, 28, 51, 53, 60, 61, 63
 
CH8: 3, 5, 8, 15, 34, 51, 53, 54, 65, 68, 70
9 Depreciation.Sections: 9.1, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.A 9,10,11,12,13,14
11 Replacement Analysis: Sections 11-1, 11-2, 11-2-1, 11-3, 11-3-1  4, 5, 7
14 Economic Analysis of Public Projects.Sections: 14-1 to 14-8 6, 8, 9, 13, 15
16 Cost Terminology: Life Cycle Viewpoint, Past/Future Viewpoint, Manufacturing Cost Structure  Viewpoint , Fixed/Variable  Viewpoint and Average/Marginal Viewpoint.Section  16-2 3, 4, 6, 10, 12

Grade Distribution
 
Quizzes                                          Weekly - Given by TA)                                    10% of final grade
1st Midterm  (5:30 - 7:00 PM)        Tuesday  01/2/1438 (01/11/2016)                    25% of final grade
2nd Midterm (5:30 - 7:00 PM)        Tuesday  28/3/1438 (27/12/2016)                    25% of final grade
Final Exam                                     To be determined by the faculty registrar            40% of final grade
 
 
**Attendance is crucial and shall be made on time**

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