EG470 Engineer Admn Economics

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EG 470 Engineer Admn Economics


S2OO 2013 WO


Lloyd, Glenn D.


Adjunct Faculty


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


Daytime Phone

573-368-2176  ( office use only in emergencies please)

Other Phone

573-368-3516 (home)



Semester Dates

March 18 to May 11 , 2013

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM


EC 142 or permission of the instructor

Credit Hours


NEWNAN, EschenbaCH AND lAVELLE  (Edition: 11th)       ENGR.ECONOMIC ANALYSIS-W/Study Guide
 Oxford University Publishers                   ISBN 13: 978-0-19-977804-1     

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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 engineering 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


1. Quizes                               =   300 points
2. Homeword                          = 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 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.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Homework will be accepted late, but points will be deducted unless prior 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.
No texting or other use of electronic devices is allowed during class unlessd approved by the instructor.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Class Activities,,

Problems are due one week after assignment (ex Chapter 1,2,3,4 are due 21 March)

Tests Quizzes,

Meeting - 1 

Read Chapters 1,2,3,4 before class

CH3: 15,19,20,25,27
CH4: 3,7,10,31,35,36


Meeting - 2 

Read Chapters 5, 6 before class

CH5: 3,2,9,11,23,30,45,55
CH6: 1,2,8,9,10,12,25,49,50

Quiz #1

Meeting - 3 

Read Chapters 7, 8 before class

CH7: 3,4,7,19,21,31
CH8: 12b,13b,15b,26b,

Quiz #2

Meeting - 4

Read Chapters 16, 11  before class

CH16: 23,24,30,31
CH11: 4(A,B,D),5(A,C,D),13 A,B,D only)

Quiz #3

Meeting - 5

Read Chapters 12, 13  before class

ch12: 2,5,7,14,18,20

Quiz #4

Meeting - 6

Read Chapters 14, 15 before class

ch14: handout
ch15: 12,15,20,21

Quiz #5

Meeting - 7



Quiz #6

Meeting - 8

Final Exam all previous assignments

Test is 4.0 hours long

Final exam

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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 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

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