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EXT8016 : Cost Engineering

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To provide an introduction to Cost Engineering principles, procedures and practices in industry that will contribute to the development of affordable through life support systems.

Outline Of Syllabus

Economic Through Life System development, why Cost Engineering (CE), Cost as a business driver, managing cost drivers,
CE principles and techniques, cost modelling techniques, whole life costing, cost of hardware development and manufacture, cost of through life support,
Dynamic cost modelling, Knowledge management for Cost Engineering, affordability engineering, risk analysis and uncertainty management,
Cost Engineering case studies: COST STUDIO® and other software tools

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Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201M100Written examination
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