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EG 470 Engineer Admn Economics
Lloyd, Glenn D.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

EG 470 Engineer Admn Economics

Semester

U1OO 2008 WO

Faculty

Lloyd, Glenn D.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

BS Civil Engineering University of Connecticut 1970
MS Civil Engineering University of Wyoming 1977
ABD Engineering Management University Of Missouri Rolla 1996

Office Location

MO DNR Dam Safety Program Rolla Missouri

Office Hours

varies

Daytime Phone

573-368-2178  ( office use only in emergencies please)

Other Phone

573-368-3516 (home)

E-Mail

glenn.lloyd@park.edu

glenn.lloyd@ dnr.mo.gov

mlloyd@mst.edu

Semester Dates

Ron Lobel independent study  Fall 2008

Class Days

-M-----

Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Prerequisites

EC 142 or permissionof instructor

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Newman, Eschenbach and Lavelle (2009) Engineering Economic Analysis (10th ed)  Oxford University press publishers ISBN:0-19-536573-9

Additional Resources:
Must have calculator and graph paper

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Course Description:
Techniques for capital investment decision making, time-value of money, the evaluation of investment alternatives, depreciation cost, materials and equipment accounting information systems. Prerequisite: EC142. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Give a person a fish and they eat for just one day, teach a man to fish and he can feed himself forever !

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Know and demonstrate the techniques of Present Worth Analysis, Annual Cost Anaylis, Rate Of Return Analysis and Benefit Cost Ratio Ananlysi
  2. Understand and be able to compute the time value of money.
  3. Understand the principle techniques and methods of capital investment decision making
  4. Caculate depreciation, bond values, equipment economic life and inflation effects on price.
  5. Define and explain the role of the engineer in the financial decison making process.
Class Assessment:
Lecture, Discussions, Homnework, Quizes and Examination

Grading:

1. Quizes 5 @ 50 points        =   250 points
2. Homeword 6 @ 50 points   = 300 points
3, Final exam                         =  350 points
4. Class Participation              =  50 points
 
total                                          1000 points

The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.

All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Homework will be accepted late, but points will be deducted unless pryor arrangements are made. Quizzes must be turned in on time or they will be counted as zeros.  If you are not present for a quiz, go to the office and pick up a copy and have it ready on time or it is worth zero points.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Standard Park and Fort Leonard Wood rules. Cell phones must be set on vibrate or turned off.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Class Activities,,

Assignments,
Problems are due one week after assignment (ex Chapter 1,2,3,4 are due 12 June)

Tests Quizzes,

Meeting - 1 
2 June

Read Chapters 1,2,3,4 before class

CH2:2,6,8,11
CH3: 8,11,12,14,15
CH4: 3,7,10,17,22,24

 

Meeting - 2 
9 June

Read Chapters 5, 6 before class

CH5: 3,12,14,27,31,33.42,43,50
CH6: 2,9,10,13,14, 38,39

Quiz #1

Meeting - 3
16 June

Read Chapters 7, 8 before class

CH7: 3,4,7,14,15,30
CH8: 10b,11b,13b,22b,

Quiz #2

Meeting - 4
23June

Read Chapters 9, 11  before class

CH9: 7,8,9,30,33,34,55,60
CH11: 4(A,B,D),5(A,C,D),13 A,B,D only)

Quiz #3

Meeting - 5
30 June

Read Chapters 12, 13  before class

ch12: 2,5,7,11,15, 17
ch13: 6,12,19

Quiz #4

Meeting - 6
7July

Read Chapters 14, 17 before class

ch14: handout
ch17: 1,9,10

Quiz #5

Meeting - 7
14 July

Review ALL CHAPTERS FOR FINAL

ALL CHAPTERS

Quiz #6

Meeting - 8
21 July

Final Exam all previous assignments

Test is 4.0 hours long

Fin

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Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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Last Updated:7/27/2008 9:11:47 AM