YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY
College of Engineering and Technology
ISEN 3724 Engineering Economy
Fall 2017

Instructor: Dr. Martin Cala - Phone: 330-941-1746 - e-mail: mcala@ysu.edu

Office Hours: 10:00 to 12:00 MWF, 2545 Moser Hall

Text: Basics of Engineering Economy, Blank & Tarquin

Webpages: http://mcala.people.ysu.edu/ie724/ie724.html

GRADE POLICY: Your term grade will be composed of:

Problem Sets (9): 45%
        Quizzes (3): 30%

                  Final: 25%
          --------------------
               TOTAL: 100%

GRADING SCALE: Your letter grade will be determined by:

  A: 90 to 100
B: 80 to 90
C: 70 to 80
D: 60 to 70
      
F: less than 60

HOMEWORK AND EXAMS: Any homework not handed in by the individual in class on the due dates or an exam missed without making prior arrangements will be recorded as a zero.

ATTENDANCE POLICY: The requirements for assignments including due dates will be explained in class. Problem sets will generally be due at the beginning of the session in which the next problem set is assigned.  

CLASS CANCELLATION PROCEDURE: If a class must be cancelled you will be notified via <your user name @ student.ysu.edu>.This e-mail will be issued at the earliest possible moment and every other possible attempt to contact you will be made by the instructor of this course.

 

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STATEMENT FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: In accordance with University procedures, if you have a documented disability and require accommodations to obtain equal access in this course; please contact me privately to discuss your specific needs. You must be registered with the Center for Student Progress Disability Services, located at 36 West Wood Street, and provide a letter of accommodation to coordinate reasonable accommodations. You can reach CSP Disability Services at 330-941-1372.

 

ISEN 3724 Engineering Economy
Fall 2017

 

WEEK

DATE

TOPIC

READING 

ASSIGNMENTS

1

8/21

8/23

8/25

IGNITE on campus

Terminology 
Cash Flow Diagrams 

 

Ch. 1 

Ch. 1

 

Problem Set #1

2

8/28

8/30

9/1

Interest Factors & Equivalence

Mixed Cash Flow Analysis

Nominal & Effective Interest Rates

Ch. 2

Ch. 2

Ch. 3

 

 

Problem Set #2

3

9/4

9/6

9/8

UNIVERSITY CLOSED 

Nominal & Effective Interest Rates

Review Ch. 1, 2 & 3

 

Ch. 3 

 

4

9/11

9/13

9/15

Practice Quiz

Review Ch. 1, 2 & 3

Quiz # 1

 

5

9/18

9/20

9/22

Present Worth Analysis

Present Worth Analysis

Present Worth Analysis

Ch.

Ch.

Ch.

Problem Set #3

6

9/25

9/27

9/29

Uniform Cash Flow Analysis

Uniform Cash Flow Analysis

Uniform Cash Flow Analysis

Ch.

Ch.

Ch.

Problem Set #4

7

10/1

10/3

10/5

Practice Quiz

Review Ch. 4 & 5

Quiz # 2

 

 

 

 

8

10/9

10/11

10/13

Internal Rate of Return

Internal Rate of Return

Internal Rate of Return

Ch.

Ch.

Ch.

Problem Set #5

9

10/16

10/18

10/20

Incremental ROR Analysis

Incremental ROR Analysis

Incremental ROR Analysis

Ch.

Ch.

Ch.

10

10/23

10/25

10/27

Practice Quiz

Review Ch. 4 & 5

Quiz # 3

 

 

11

10/30

11/1

11/3

Replacement Analysis

Replacement Analysis

Replacement Analysis

Ch.

Ch. 9

Ch. 9 

Problem Set #6

12

11/6

11/8

11/10

Replacement Analysis

Depreciation

UNIVERSITY CLOSED

Ch.

Ch. 12 

 

 

Problem Set #7

13

11/13

11/15

11/17

Depreciation

After-Tax Analysis

After-Tax Analysis

Ch. 12 

 

14

11/20

11/22

11/24

After-Tax Analysis

UNIVERSITY CLOSED

UNIVERSITY CLOSED

Ch. 13 

Ch. 13 

 

Problem Set #8

15

11/27

11/29

12/1

After-Tax Analysis

Inflation 

Inflation 

Ch. 13 

Ch. 10 

Ch. 10 

 

Problem Set #9

16

12/4

12/6

12/8

Practice Exam

Review all Chapters 

Final Exam