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code IM536E
credit_hours 3
title Engineering Cost Analysis
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prequisites 126 Credit Hours
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes This course provides the latest principles and techniques for the evaluation of engineering design, with an emphasis on analysis and estimation of costs. It analyzes labor, material, accounting, and forecasting; then the theme of estimating is developed, with a study of methods, operations, and products.
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objectives It is expected that each student learns the following: Basic concepts of cost estimation, Different types of costs and their differences, Methods used to estimate costs, How to gather information, compile and use a cost estimate, Importance of having a credible, supportable, usable, accurate, achievable, competitive, complete and realistic cost estimate, Compute labour and material components of product cost. Understand the importance of making appropriate economic decisions.
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ref. books Phillip F. Ostwald and Timothy S. McLaren, “Cost Analysis and Estimating for Engineering and Management”, Prentice Hall.
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1 Importance of Engineering Cost Analysis. Labour Analysis. Case Study ? Labour Cost Analysis. Material Cost Analysis and Policies. Case Study ? Material Cost Analysis and Policies. Accounting Analysis. Case Study ? Accounting Analysis. Estimating Methods ? Universal and Operation Methods. Estimating Methods ? Product and Project Methods. Case Study ? Estimating Methods. Operation Estimating. Product Estimating. Case Studies on Operation and Product Estimating. Cost Analysis. Case Study - Cost Analysis. Final Exam.
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