Engineering Economics Assignment #2
Due at the beginning of class on February 1, 2013
PROBLEM 1
The following questions from the textbook 3.25, 3.28, 3.34
3.25 Yoko has just bought a new computer ($ 2000), a printer ($ 350), and a scanner ($ 210). She
wan

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MID-TERM TEST
Cameron Churchill and Alan Murray
DURATION OF TEST: 6:30 8:30
February 26, 2013
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
a) Attempt all questions. Marks are indicated for each question for a total of 60 marks.
b) Unless other

Q1
January-23-13
9:06 PM
If $4000 is invested in a savings account at a simple interest rate of 8% per year, calculate the future
worth of the investment at the end of 10 years?
What is the future worth of $1900, 5 years from now, with an interest rate of

CHAPTER 2
2.14
F = P(1 + i)N
50 000 = 20 000(1 + 0.02)N
(1.02)N = 5/2
N = ln(5/2)/ln(1.02) = 46.27 quarters = 11.57 years
Greg would have to invest his money for about 11.57 years to reach his
target.
2.17
(a) P = 5000
i = 0.05 per six months
F = 8000
Fro

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Assignment #1
Due at the beginning of class on January 25th
PROBLEM 1
Do the following questions from the text (5th edition):
4
PROBLEM 2
Calculate the interest rate that you would use for the following situations (there is no need to draw a

Quiz 2B Question
Janet is celebrating her 25th birthday today and wants to retire
on her 60th birthday. She needs to save $900,000.00 dollars
for retirement. If she can invest her money at 4%
compounded quarterly, how much does Janet need to save
each mo

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Due at the beginning of class on March 20, 2013
PROBLEM 1
Rootin Tootin Amusement Park has created a five-year concentrated marketing regime for its new ride, Funarama.
Funarama promises to be a big attraction, so the Rootin Too

Engineering Economics Assignment #3
Due at the beginning of class on March 1, 2013
PROBLEM 1
You recently obtained a $250,000 mortgage under the following conditions:
Amortization period = 20 years
Interest = 8%, compounded weekly
Term = 3 years
Payme

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Soon after the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground on
the Bligh Reef -off the coast of Alaska 1989- spilling
approximately 11m gallons of crude oil, the Exxon
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the damage caus

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Engineering Economics
Cam Churchill
Exam
3 hours
Open Text, closed note
7 questions
90 marks
First question is short answer
Remaining questions are calculation and
require cashflow diagrams
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What is Estimating
Categories of Cost
Types of Estimates
Estimating Models
Life Cycle Analysis
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Estimating
Estimating the future cash flows for feasible
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Due at the beginning of class on February 8, 2013
PROBLEM 1
The following questions from the textbook 3.25, 3.28, 3.31 and 3.35
3.25 Yoko has just bought a new computer ($ 2000), a printer ($ 350), and a scanner ($ 210). She
wan

Course Outline
1.
COURSE INFORMATION
Session Offered
Course Name
Course Code
Program Name
Calendar Description
Instructor(s)
2.
Winter 2013
Engineering Economics
GEN TECH 2EE3
One of the following: Automotive and Vehicle Technology / Biotechnology /
Proce

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Due at the beginning of class on March 1, 2013
PROBLEM 1
You recently obtained a $250,000 mortgage under the following conditions:
Amortization period = 20 years
Interest = 8%, compounded weekly
Term = 3 years
Payment freque

PROBLEM 2
Calculate the interest rate that you would use for the following
situations (there is no need to draw a cashflow diagram).
Quarterly payments and 12% interest compounded bi-weekly.
ie-quarter=(1+r/m)^k-1=(1+0.12/26)^6-1=0.028 or 2.8% per quarter

Dealing with Uncertainty and
Sensitivity Analysis
1
Introduction
The attractiveness of an engineering project depends
on its cash flows, project life, interest rate, inflation
rate, etc.
These factors are generally uncertain.
Sensitivity analysis should b

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Due at the beginning of class on April 10th
In you role as a Manufacturing Engineer at Payless Pharmaceutical you are looking at ways to
automate the packaging line. Through your research you have identified four possible altern

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Assignment #4
Problem 1
Rootin Tootin Amusement Park has created a five-year concentrated marketing regime for its new ride,
Funarama. Funarama promises to be a big attraction, so the Rootin Tootin Amusement Park wants
their marketin

Taxes
Tax Forms
Tax Rates
Tax Implications on Depreciable Assets
1
Business and Business Income
A business is an activity that you intend to carry on for
profit and there is evidence to support that intention.
2
a profession;
a calling;
a trade;
a manu

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Exam
3 hours
Open Text, closed note
7 questions
90 marks
First question is short answer
Remaining questions are calculation and
require cashflow diagrams
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Decision Making
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The Triple Bottom Line
We

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Assignment #5
Due at the beginning of class on March 27th
PROBLEM 1
David wants to get into the wood chip business. The production equipment for the wood chips would have
an initial cost of $13000 and an annual maintenance cost of $4

GenTech 2EE3
Assignment #5
Due at the beginning of class on March 27th
PROBLEM 1
David wants to get into the wood chip business. The production equipment for the wood chips would have
an initial cost of $13000 and an annual maintenance cost of $400. Reven

Solution to Quiz 2
February 4, 2013
Quiz #2 Question
Janet is 25 years old wants to figure out how much money she needs to
save before she can retire. She wants to retire at age 60 and expects to
live for up to 40 years after retirement. She estimates th

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