Engineering Economic Analysis
Location: Distance Learning Course
|2022 - 2023 On-line Individual||$ 180.00|
|2022 - 2023 DVD Individual||$ 200.00|
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Engineering economy continues to be critical to successful engineering practice. This course covers the basics of the subject with emphasis on methods to support economic analysis in business. You will learn how to make decisions on when to purchase equipment and when to lease, how to amortize investments and quantify the effect of depreciation, and how to compute present worth and future worth of capital investments. Also covered are benefit/cost and incremental analysis, rate of return and interest analysis, leading to a discussion of minimum annual return needed to return a profit on a project. (Tax implications of engineering economy are not covered because of the dynamic nature of tax law).
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|Course Fee (Basic)||2022 - 2023 On-line Individual||$ 180.00|
|Course Fee (Alternate)||2022 - 2023 DVD Individual||$ 200.00|
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Dr. David J. Elton, P.E., is a professor of civil engineering at Auburn University who has been specializing in geotechnical engineering for more than 25 years. His extension activities include the many videos sold by Auburn University Engineering Continuing Education on this website, and the hundreds of live short courses he continues to teach on soils, erosion control, drainage, foundations, soils for roads, lime stabilization, slope stability, and mechanically stabilized backfill walls. His specialty areas include: foundations, geosynthetics, liquefaction, soil mechanics, soils magic and pavement evaluation. Dr. Elton has been honored with national and international awards for his research, teaching and service, including the Fred Burggraf Award from the Transportation Research Board. Dr. Elton has served as president of the North American Geosynthetics Society, and has organized the national professor training course for Geosynthetics for five years which is taught at Auburn University. He has also served as editor of the International Geosynthetics Society Newsletter for five years. He holds two U.S. patents and is a registered professional Engineer.