# Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis

 Course Code : MG2451 Author : ulektz University : Anna University, Tamil Nadu Regulation : 2008 Categories : Mechanical Format : ePUB3 (DRM Protected) Type : eBook

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Description :Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis of MG2451 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Tamil Nadu for regulation 2008. Author: ulektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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##### Topics
###### UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

1.1 Introduction to Economics-Flow in an economy, Law of supply and demand

1.2 Concept of Engineering Economics-Engineering efficiency, Economic efficiency, Scope of engineering economics

1.3 Element of costs, Marginal cost, Marginal Revenue, Sunk cost, Opportunity cost

1.4 Break-even analysis-V ratio

1.5 Elementary economic analysis,material selection for product design selection for a product, Process planning

###### UNIT II VALUE ENGINEERING

2.1 Make or buy decision, Value engineering Function, aims, Value engineering procedure. Interest formulae and their applications

2.2 Time value of money, Single payment compound amount factor, Single payment present worth factor, Equal payment series sinking fund factor, Equal payment series payment present worth factor

2.3 Equal payment series capital recovery factor-Uniform gradient series annual equivalent factor, Effective interest rate, Examples in all the methods

###### UNIT III CASH FLOW

3.1 Methods of comparison of alternatives-present worth method (Revenue dominated cash flow diagram) - Future worth method (Revenue dominated cash flow diagram, Cost dominated cash flow diagram)

3.2 Annual equivalent method (Revenue dominated cash flow diagram, Cost dominated cash flow diagram)

3.3 Rate of return method-Examples in all the methods

###### UNIT IV REPLACEMENT AND MAINTENANCE ANALYSIS

4.1 Replacement and Maintenance analysis, Types of maintenance, Types of replacement problem

4.2 Determination of economic life of an asset

4.3 Replacement of an asset with a new asset-Capital recovery with return and concept of challenger and defender-Simple probabilistic model for items which fail completely

###### UNIT V DEPRECIATION

5.1 Depreciation- Introduction-Straight line method of depreciation-Declining balance method of depreciation-Sum of the years digits method of depreciation-Sinking fund method of depreciation/ Annuity method of depreciation-Service output method of depreciation

5.2 Evaluation of public alternatives-Introduction