YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY
College of Engineering and Technology
ISEN 3724 Engineering Economy
Spring 2018

Instructor: Mr. Bill James - Phone: 330-506-6576 - e-mail: wjjames01@ysu.edu

Office Hours: By Appointment with Instructor

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.

 

STATEMENT OF NON_DISCRIMINATION: Youngstown State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, age, religion or veteran/military status in its programs or activities. Please visit www.ysu.edu/ada-accessibility for contact information for persons designated to handle questions about this policy.

 

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
Spring 2018

 

WEEK

DATE

TOPIC

READING 

ASSIGNMENTS

1

1/8

1/10

Terminology  & Cash Flow Diagrams 

 

Interest Factors & Equivalence

Ch. 1

 

Ch. 1,2

Problem Set #1

2

1/15

1/17

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY (no classes)

 

Mixed Cash Flow Analysis

 

 

Ch. 2

 

 

 

3

1/22

1/24

Mixed Cash Flow Analysis

 

Nominal & Effective Interest Rates

Ch. 2

 

Ch. 3

 

 

Problem Set #2

4

1/29

1/31

Nominal & Effective Interest Rates

 

Practice Quiz, Review Ch. 1, 2 & 3, Quiz # 1

Ch. 3

 

5

2/5

2/7

Present Worth Analysis

 

Present Worth Analysis

Ch. 4

 

Ch. 4 

Problem Set #3

6

2/12

2/14

Uniform Cash Flow Analysis

 

Uniform Cash Flow Analysis

Ch. 5

 

Ch. 5 

Problem Set #4

7

2/19

2/21

Practice Quiz, Review Ch. 4 & 5, Quiz # 2

 

Internal Rate of Return

 

 

Ch.

 

 

Problem Set #5

8

2/26

2/28

Internal Rate of Return

 

Incremental ROR Analysis

Ch. 6 

 

Ch. 6 

 

9

3/5

3/7

SPRING BREAK (no classes)

 

SPRING BREAK (no classes)

 

10

3/12

3/14

Incremental ROR Analysis

 

Practice Quiz, Review Ch. 6, Quiz # 3

Ch. 6 

 

11

3/19

3/21

Replacement Analysis

 

Replacement Analysis

Handouts

 

Ch. 9 

Problem Set #6

12

3/26

3/28

Replacement Analysis

 

Introduction to Depreciation, Taxes and Inflation

Ch. 9

 

Handout

 

 

Problem Set #7

13

4/2

4/4

Depreciation

 

Depreciation

Ch. 12

 

Ch. 12  

 

14

4/9

4/11

After-Tax Analysis

 

After-Tax Analysis

Ch. 13 

 

Ch. 13

Problem Set #8

15

4/16

4/18

Inflation  

 

Inflation  

Ch. 10

 

Ch. 10 

Problem Set #9

16

4/23

4/25

Practice Final Exam

 

Final Exam