Carleton University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics (ECOR 3800 A)
ASSIGNMENT # 3 & 4: issued June 05, 2016
Due date: June 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Drop off location: Filing cabinet near the entrance to the Civil and Envi

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Carleton University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics (ECOR 3800 A)
Term Test
Two side information sheet is allowed
Scientific calculator only (no programmable calculator)
Choose any five questions
Always support yo

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ECOR 3800 B
Winter 2015
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Engineering Economics: Is the science that deals with
the concepts and techniques of quantitative analysis
useful for selecting and evaluating preferable
alternative from several technically viable ones.
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M

1/30/2015
Compound amount factor (Equal Cash Flow Series)- Find
F, Given A, i , N.
F=?
0
1
A
A
N-1
3
2
A
N
A
A
A
F = A+A(1+i) +A(1+i)2+A(1+i)3+.+A(1+i)N-1
F = A[(1+i)N-1)/i] = A(F/A, i, N)
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You deposit $ 500 in a credit union at the end of each
year for

1/27/2015
Single cash flow
Equal (uniform) payment series
Linear gradient series
Geometric gradient series
Irregular payment series
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1/27/2015
To better understand the conversion process, we
need to study the development of the interest factor
formulas

2/24/2015
Amortized Loans
Add-on Loans
Amortized Loans
Is the case when the loan is to be repaid in equal periodic
amounts (weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually)
example for that automobile loans, appliances loans and
home mortgage loans
The periodic lo

1/15/2015
Manufacturing
Planning
Profit
Investment
Marketing
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Engineers must understand the business
environment
Engineering project should generate
profits
Must strengthen the firms overall
financial position
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Not all ideas are good
so ther

1/22/2015
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Mr. Robert Harris and his
wife Tonya won a lottery
worth $276 million
The couple weighted a
difficult question:
whether to take $167
million now or $276
million over 26 years (0r
$10.57 million a year).
What basis should the
couple compare the

TERM EXAM 1 SOLUTION
Q1
A) You are about to borrow $10,000 from a bank at an interest of 12% compounded annually. You are
required to make five equal repayments in the amount of $? Per year(Find the payment per year)
with the first payment occurring at en

Gradient series: A pattern of receipts or disbursements
(expenditure) for a series that has a uniform linear
(arithmetic or constant) or geometric increase in each
time period
( N 1)G
A
2G 3G
G
0 1
2 3 4
N
Periods
0 1 2 3
1
N
A = G
N
i (1 + i ) 1
Used t

2/10/2015
1. If payments occur more frequently than
annual, how do you calculate economic
equivalence?
2. If interest period is other than annual,
how do you calculate economic
equivalence?
3. How are commercial loans structured?
4. How should you manage

3/5/2015
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Mutually Exclusive Projects
With mutually exclusive projects, a project is
excluded if another is chosen.
Do-Nothing Alternative
For most new projects, do nothing is an
alternative and the investment in the do nothing
alternative will have a

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APPENDIX B
Compound Interest Tables
Values of Interest Factors When N Euals Innity
Single Payment: (F P, i, ) = (P F, i, ) = 0 Arithmetic Gradient Series: (A G, i, ) = 1 i (P G, i, ) = 1 i2 Uniform Paymen

CARLETON UNIVERSITY
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics ECOR 3800
ASSINGMENT 3
November 24, 2015
Due date: December 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Please put in Civil Engineering Department ECOR 3800 Slot
Student Name:_
Student I.D

Am Problem 1 (45%)
Name
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one attemative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) If the effective equivalent annual interest rate is 16.2%, and interest is compounded daily, what is 1 1) C
the corresponding

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Carleton University DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ECOR 3800A Engineering Economics November 21, 2008 TERM TEST #2 2008 1 Hour + 20 Minutes _ (a) Closed Book. (b) One 8.5x11 single sided crib sheet is allowed. (c

Effective Nominal Interest Rate
What is the equivalent
annual interest rate if
interest is calculated
every one month and
interest per one month
is 0.5%?
Answer is in the following section!
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Nominal vs. Effective Interest Rates:
Annual interest rate comp

Mid Term
Only one Midterm to be written on Friday May
31st at 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Students who could NOT write the Midterm for
any reason or excuse, will have the weight of the
Midterm added to the Final Exam

5/31/2016
Definition: Loss of value for a fixed asset
Or can be defined as the gradual decrease in utility
of fixed assets with use and time.
Example: You purchased a car worth $15,000 at
the beginning of year 2015.
0
1
2
3
4
5
Market
Value
$15,000
10,0

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Concept: Total cost is given in terms of a specific
design parameter
Goal: Find the optimal design parameter that will
minimize the total cost
Typical Mathematical Equation:
where x is common design parameter
Analytical Solution:
2
1
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Carleton University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics (ECOR 3800B)
ASSIGNMENT # 2
Issued March 02, 2014 Due Date: March 14, 2014 at 12:00 Noon
Drop off location: Filing cabinet near the entrance to the Civil and Env

Carleton University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics (ECOR 3800B)
ASSIGNMENT # 1
Issued Feb 01, 2014 Due Date: Feb 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm
Drop off your location: Filing cabinet near the entrance to the Civil and Environ

Carleton University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics (ECOR 3800B)
ASSIGNMENT # 1
Issued Feb 01, 2014 Due Date: Feb 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm
Drop off your location: Filing cabinet near the entrance to the Civil and Environ

Carleton University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics (ECOR 3800 B)
ASSIGNMENT # 4
Issued April 7, 2014 Due Date: For Practice (No submission required)
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Question (1)-A
(7 Marks)
Find the value of X so that the two ca

CARLETON UNIVERSITY
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics ECOR 3800
ASSINGMENT 3
November 24, 2015
Due date: December 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Please put in Civil Engineering Department ECOR 3800 Slot
Student Name:_
Student I.D

CARLETON UNIVERSITY
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics ECOR 3800
ASSINGMENT 2
November 12, 2015
Due date: November 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Please put in Civil Engineering Department ECOR 3800 Slot
SOLUTIONS
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CARLETON UNIVERSITY
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Economics ECOR 3800
ASSINGMENT 2
November 12, 2015
Due date: November 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Please put in Civil Engineering Department ECOR 3800 Slot
Student Name:_
Student I.