Engineering Economics

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: CIVE.4700; Last Offered: Summer 2016;

Course Description

Presentation of mathematical principles of economic analysis, with emphasis on defining alternatives and predicting consequences of proposed investments. Emphasis is placed on the economic, social and environmental impacts of proposed Civil Engineering projects. The attractiveness of investments is judged by present worth, annual worth, rate of return, and benefit-cost ratio techniques. Sensitivity analysis, depreciation and tax impacts in economic studies are also discussed.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: ECON 2010 or ECON 2020 pre-req
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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