CE 314
Engineering Economy
Chapter 1 Problems (HW-1)
Name: _
1) You borrow $10,000 for 4 years at a 12% interest rate per year. Compute the amount
of interest charged using simple and compound interest. How much would you owe
at the end of 4 years using s
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Chapter 5 Problems (HW-5)
Name: _
1) An environmental engineer is considering three methods for disposing of a nonhazardous chemical sludge: land application, fluidized-bed incineration, and private
disposal contract. The detail
CE 314 ENGINEERING ECONOMY
Type (check one):
2006 - 2007
Catalog Data:
Required: _X_
Elective: _
CE 314 Engineering Economy (Formerly CE 314 Economic Factors in Design).
Fundamentals of engineering economy. Cost concepts. Time value of money and
equivalen
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Chapter 2 Problems (HW-2)
Name: _
Draw a cash flow diagram and label the cash flows before solving the problem for each
of the following:
1) A mechanical consulting company is examining its cash flow requirements for the
next 7
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Chapter 6 Problems (HW-3)
Name: _
1) A choice between two machines must be made. It is estimated that Machine Q will
have an initial cost of $1,500,000; first-year annual operating and maintenance costs
of $150,000, increasing b
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Chapter 6 Problems (HW-4)
Name: _
1) A choice between two machines must be made. It is estimated that Machine Q will
have an initial cost of $1,500,000; first-year annual operating and maintenance costs
of $150,000, increasing b
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Nominal and Effective Interest Rate Problems
Chapter 4 (HW-6)
Draw a cash flow diagram and label the cash flows when appropriate before solving the
following problems:
1) What effective interest rate per year is equivalent to 16
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Commercial Loan Transactions Problems (HW-7)
1) As a recent graduate of CBU, you have decided to purchase your first home. You
have found the house you would like to purchase, but you are unsure of the financing.
The cost of the
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Chapters 2 Example Problems
1) The commercial appeal recently announced that power forward Stromile Swift of
the Memphis Grizzlies had signed for $30 Million. The article revealed that on
January 1, 2007, the multi-talented Swif
CE 314
Engineering Economy
Chapters 1-3 Example Problems
1) In 1626, some Indians traded Manhattan Island for $24 worth of trade goods. Had
they been able to deposit $24 into a savings account paying 4% interest per year, how
much would they have in the s
CE 111 Engineering Design Graphics
Element Placement and Manipulation (EPMH) (DR-2)
Using the Keypoint Snap and Tentative point (DR-2-1)
Create a new design file (named jdoe2-1.dgn, for example) using the seed file dr-21sd.dgn. The objective of this assig
CE 111 Engineering Design Graphics
Geometric Constructions Handout (GCH)
Computer Constructions (DR-5)
Although MicroStation is equipped with a rich selection of built in geometric objects
and construction tools, you will use the geometric construction te
CE 111 Engineering Design Graphics
I-Beam (DR-3)
For this exercise you will be drawing the I-Beam as shown in the accompanying drawing
DR-3. Using us_units.dgn as the seed file, create a new drawing using your first initial
followed by your last name foll
Multilane Highways
Capacity and LOS
Chapter 9
Characteristics:
Posted Speed Limits: 40 55 mph
Undivided or have medians
Located in suburban areas or in high-volume
rural corridors
May include two-way left-turn median lane
Traffic volumes: 15,000 40,000
Geometric Design of
Highway Facilities
Chapter 16
Geometric Design Standards
National Criteria published by:
American Association of State Highway and
Transportation Officials (AASHTO) A Policy on
the Geometric Design of Highways and Streets
Each State
C HAPTER 3
Characteristics of the Driver,
the Vehicle and the Road
Driver Characteristics
Driver Statistics:
In 1992, there were 173 million licensed drivers.
In 1992 there were 0.73 licensed drivers per registered
motor vehicle.
9.6% of the drivers in
Transportation Engineering
The Importance of Transportation in the U.S.
16% of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 1999.
$1.48 Trillion on transportation expenditures in 1999.
70% of all petroleum in the U.S. is used for
transportation in 1999.
Transportation Engineering
Transportation Modes
Movement of People and
Products via Airlines
The Terminal at the Los
Angeles International
Airport
1
Movement of Goods via Container Ships in Los Angeles Harbor
Intermodal Transfer Facility at Los Angeles Po
CE 314 Engineering Economy
Chapter 1
Foundations of Engineering Economy
Why is the study of Engineering Economy
important to Engineers?
Engineers are called upon to analyze and select the
most economical alternative among several design
alternatives.
Engi
Present Worth Analysis
Chapter 5
Types of Economic Alternatives
Mutually Exclusive Alternatives:
Only one of the viable projects can be selected.
The viable projects compete against one another.
Independent Alternatives:
More than one viable project
CE 314 Engineering Economy
Spring 2007
TENTATIVE
Day/Date
Topics/Assignments
T 1/09
Introduction to Course.
Assignment: Read Chapter 1, pp. 4-23.
R 1/11
Engineering Economic Decision Making. Interest Rates. Equivalence.
Simple and Compound Interest. Cash
CE 314 Engineering Economy
Chapter 6
Annual Worth (AW) Analysis
Annual Worth (AW) Analysis
Annual Worth (AW) Analysis is defined as the
equivalent uniform annual worth of all estimated
receipts (income) and disbursements (costs) during
the life cycle of a
CE 314 Engineering Economy
Interest Formulas
METHODS OF COMPUTING INTEREST
1) SIMPLE INTEREST - Interest is computed using the principal only. Only
applicable to bonds and savings accounts.
2) COMPOUND INTEREST - Interest is calculated on the principal pl
Leveling
Chapter 4
Why do we perform leveling surveys?
To determine the topography of sites for design
projects
Set grades and elevations for construction
projects
Compute volumes of earthwork
1
Old Datum: Mean Sea Level
Mean Sea Level (MSL)
Average heigh
Theory of Errors in
Observations
Chapter 3
(continued)
50, 90 and 95 Percent Errors
The 50% error or probable error establishes the limits within an
observation has the same chance of falling within the limits or
outside of them.
The 90 and 95% errors are
Theory of Errors in
Observations
Chapter 3
Errors in Measurement
No Measurement is Exact
Every Measurement Contains Errors
The True Value of a Measurement is
Never Known
The Exact Error Present is Always
Unknown
1
Mistakes or Blunders
Caused by:
Careless
Horizontal Curves
Chapter 24
Types of Circular Curves
Simple Curve
Reverse Curves
Compound Curves Broken-Back Curves
Broken-
Broken-Back Curves should be avoided if
Brokenpossible. It is better to replace the Curves
with a larger radius circular curve.
A
Angles, Azimuths
and Bearings
Chapter 7
1
Subdivision Drawing
Drawing shows
bearings of the
Centerline of each
roadway and the
tangent distance
between points.
Each lot is defined
using bearings and
line lengths. This is
an example of a
metes and bounds
s
CE 115 FIELD MEASUREMENTS
Type (check one):
Required: X
Elective:
2007-2008 Catalog Data:
CE 115 Field Measurements. 3 credits. Theory of measurements and errors.
Measurement of line, direction and angles. Principles of leveling, traversing and
topographi