Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

SYE 6025 Engineering Economic Analysis

Prerequisite: SYE 5000 or equivalent


Examination of the principles and methods used in evaluating costs associated with development and realization of engineering programs. This includes engineering cost estimating for determining engineering development and total life-cycle costs, application of cost-benefit analyses and cost-effectiveness analyses in the comparison of alternative design approaches, and an examination of various engineering costing concepts such as "design-to-cost", "should cost", and "cost as an independent variable".