### Lectures and Notes – 2020a

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Class 1 Monday 1/13 |
SORRY, BUT VIDEOS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS SEMESTER. TAKE NOTES DURING CLASS AS IN ALL YOUR OTHER CLASSES. |
Class 1.pdf | Introduction to course Display of cash transactions – tables and cash flow diagrams How interest works as time progresses Examples of interest earned and paid over time |

Class 2 Wednesday 1/15 |
MP4 |
Class 2.pdf | Economic shorthand notations Use of economic equations and tables Present, Future, Annual, Gradient F = P[F/P,i,n] P = F[P/F,i,n] A = P[A/P,i,n] True, actual, effective, real yearly interest rate calculation vs. Nominal interest rate Equivalence |

Class 3 Friday 1/17 |
MP4 |
Class 3.pdf | Rule of 72, Loans, payments, how to solve general economic problems, non-standard cash flows, effective interest rates, annual payment cash flows, gradients. |

Class 4 Wednesday 1/22 |
MP4 | Class 4.pdf | More solutions to various economic problems. |

Class 5 Friday 1/22 |
MP4 | Class 5.pdf | Internal rate of return. Capitalization. Old quiz problems. Summaries of what can be asked and found in equivalence problems. Comparisons of projects using Present Worth Analysis and Equivalent Annual Worth Analysis. |

Class 6 Monday 1/24 |
MP4 | Class 6.pdf | Comparison of projects with unequal lives. Comparisons using annual benefits/costs. When Annual Worth Analysis SHOULD be used. Demonstration when Present Value Analysis gives wrong results when comparing two projects. |

Class 7 Wednesday 1/27 |
MP4 | Class 7.pdf | Internal Rate of Return. Minimum Attractive Rate of Return. Various problem solutions (solve for A, P, non-standard cash flows, etc.) Comparison of projects with equal lives. Comparing projects with unequal lives. Benefit to cost ratio analysis. Internal rate of return analysis. Minimum attractive rate of return. Interest saved if pay back a loan early. Should you refinance your project? |

Class 8 Friday 1/29 |
MP4 | Class 8.pdf | Break-even analysis. |

Class 9 Monday 2/3 |
MP4 | Class 9.pdf | Payback Period. Depreciation. Straight line, Sum-of-the-year’s-digits, MACRS depreciation. |

Class 10 Wednesday 2/5 |
MP4 | Class 10.pdf | More MACRS depreciation. Corporate and individual taxes. |

Class 11 Friday 2/7 |
MP4 | Class 11.pdf | Before and after-tax rate of return. Real property depreciation. Before and after inflation rate of return, Bonds, intermediate values of financial instruments, sell/buy prices, IRR for bonds, refinancing, |

Class 12 Monday 2/10 |
MP4 | Class 12.pdf | Tools for optimization of engineering problems, bolted plate problem, solution by EXCEL, EES |

Optimization by EES and EXCEL | |||

Class 13 Wednesday 2/12 |
MP4 | Class 13 Footing IRR Manholes |
Bolted plate solution using Excel, using EES solution in class. Other solutions for your consideration: Footing solution. Internal rate of return solution and use of EES for integration, Number of manholes solution. |

Class 14 Friday 2/14 |
MP4 | Class 14 Notes | Review of use of EES and Excel solver. Solution for optimum depth for which to install a footing. |

Class 15 Monday 2/17 |
MP4 | Class 15 Notes | Introduction to Linear Programming. Graphical solutions to linear programming problems.Steps to problem solving of all kinds! |

Optimization by Linear Programming | |||

Class 16 Wednesday 2/19 |
MP4 | Class 16 Notes | See notes |

Class 17 Friday 2/21 |
MP4 | Class Notes | See notes |

Class 18 Monday 2/24 |
MP4 | Class Notes | See notes |

Class 19 Wednesday 2/26 |
MP4 | Class Notes | See notes |

Class 20 Friday 2/28 |
MP4 | Class Notes | See notes |

Class 21 Monday 3/2 |
MP4 | Class Notes | See notes |

Class 22 Wednesday 3/4 |
Quiz A | Quiz A | Quiz A covers nothing but engineering economics, no liner programming, Excel, or EES.. |

Class 23 Friday 3/6 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Hauling dirt and gravel. Sample solution using MOR. Balanced and unbalanced supply and demand problems. |

Class 24 Monday 3/16 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Engineering job assignments – balanced, excess jobs, excess workers. Time dependent manufacturing problem. |

Class 25 Wednesday 3/18 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Mining problem. Where to situate ambulances. |

Class 26 Friday 3/20 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Where to build McDonald’s Burger joints. Where to take solid waste through network. How many outlets to build and where to site them for maximum profit. |

The day our world changed | |||

Class 27 Monday 3/23 |
Zoom class 27 Starts 17 minutes into the video. |
Class Notes | On 3/23/20, class 27, we started using Zoom for classes. I was tinkering with it when class started at 17 minutes into the video. I have no idea how to get rid of the 0 to 17 minutes on front of their recording, so just go to 17 minutes into the video where class began and play it from there. This covers transportation networks and assigning jobs to people and review of a couple of other problems we worked before the world ended.. |

Class 28 Wednesday 3/25 |
MP4 | Class Notes | |

Class 29 Friday 3/27 |
Quiz B | Quiz B | |

Class 30 Monday 3/30 |
Zoom class 30 Starts at 31 minutes into the video. |
Class 30 Notes | |

Class 31 Wednesday 4/1 |
Zoom class 31 Starts 18 minutes into the video |
Class Notes | Interarrival times for students. How to get interarrival times. How to get interarrival times in BOSS. Hand solution for hauling dirt. BOSS solution for hauling dirt 1. |

Class 32 Friday 4/3 |
Zoom class 32 | Class Notes | BOSS solution for hauling dirt 2. |

Class 33 Monday 4/6 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Simulation of Hamburger Shoppe |

Week 12 | |||

Class 34 Wednesday 4/8 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Finish simulation of Hamburger Shoppe |

Class 35 Monday 4/13 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Traffic intersection. |

Class 36 Wednesday 4/15 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Finish traffic intersection |

Class 37 Friday 4/17 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Dredging. Oil tankers. |

Week 13 | |||

Class 38 Monday 4/20 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Dredging – finish |

Class 39 Wednesday 4/22 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Oil tankers |

Class 40 Friday 4/24 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Racing track |

Week 14 | |||

Class 41 Monday 4/17 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Spray water on new subdivision roads |

Class 42 Tuesday 4/28 |
MP4 | Class Notes | Pop quiz on what some code does. Dig out a dozen or so errors in some code. Shooting at an enemy sub. |

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