INE3003 Engineering EconomyBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
INE3003 Engineering Economy Spring 3 0 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ELİF HAKTANIR AKTAŞ
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ADNAN ÇORUM
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ALPER CAMCI
Recommended Optional Program Components: N.A.
Course Objectives: The purpose of this course is to supplement
engineering student’s technical training with the
knowledge and capability to perform financial
analysis especially in the area of capital

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. Explain the role of engineering economy and the concepts of time value of money
II. Define financial factors regarding time and interest effect on money
III. Define nominal and effective interest rates and inflation rate
IV. Perform present worth and annual worth analysis to evaluate projects and investments
V. Define the Rate of return and perform rate of return analysis to evaluate projects and investment

Course Content

Foundations of engineering economy
Factors: How time and interest affect money
Combining factors
Nominal and effective interest rates
Present worth analysis
Annual worth analysis
Rate of return analysis

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Foundations of engineering economy
3) Factors: How time and interest affect money
4) Factors: How time and interest affect money
5) Combining factors
6) Nominal and effective interest rates
7) Nominal and effective interest rates
8) Present worth analysis
9) Present worth analysis
11) Rate of Return Analysis: Multiple Alternatives
12) Breakeven and payback analysis
13) Effects of Inflation
14) Effects of Inflation


Course Notes / Textbooks: 1. Chan S Park, Contemporary Engineering Economics, Global Edition, 6th edition, Pearson.
2. Blank & Tarquin (2012) Engineering Economy, 8th Ed. McGraw-Hill Inc.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Laboratory 14 % 15
Quizzes 3 % 15
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Application 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Quizzes 3 1 3
Midterms 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 119

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.