Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

SYE 6025 Engineering Economic Analysis

Prerequisite: SYE 5000 or equivalent

3-0-3

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".