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CV4107 Engineering Economics and Finance

[Lecture: 26 hr ; Tutorial: 13 hr ; Lab: 0 hr ; Pre-requisite: Nil ; Academic Unit: 3.0 ]


Learning Objective :

The subject is aimed to provide you with a sound understanding of the principles, basic concepts, and methodology of engineering economy and sources of finance. Upon completion of the course, you should be able to perform economic evaluation and financial analysis of investments and projects.

Course Content :

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Topic

1

Introduction

2

Introduction to Interest

3

Effects of Time and Interest on Money

4

Economic Evaluation of Alternatives

5

Financial Accounting

6

Depreciation Accounting

7

After-tax Economic Analysis

8

Effects of Inflation on Economic Evaluation

9

Replacement Analysis

10

Sources of Finance

11

Decision Making under Uncertainty


Learning Outcome :

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate assumptions when evaluating economic aspects of projects.
  • Perform quantitative economic analysis of project evaluation.
  • Analyze economic scenarios based on principles of engineering economics
  • Apply financial analysis techniques and skills for engineering practice to analyze and evaluate the financial condition of a company
  • Examine the similarities and differences of the various financial instruments so that suitable tools can be employed

Reading and References :

Textbook

  1. Blank, L. and Tarquin, A. (2017). Engineering Economy, 8th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, New York.