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Class 
Date  Topic  Reading  Assignment 
1  Aug 25  Introduction, and Course Outline  Handouts  
2  Aug 27/29  Professionalism, Ethics  Chapter 12  
Sept 1  Labor Day  
3  Sept 3/5  Design Process, Design Objectives  Chapter 7  Case Study 1032 
4  Sept 8  Design Teams, Project Management  Chapter 5  
5  Sept 10/12  Design Project  Analysis tools  CE 115 Wind Loads  
6  Sept 15  Spreadsheets 


7  Sept 17/19  Design Project  Uncertainty in Design  
8  Sept 22  Spreadsheets, Gantt Chart, Curve fitting  Linear Regression Handout 
Project Planning and Analysis Report 
9  Sept 24/26  Numerical Integration  Regression Assignment #1 Spreadsheet: Regression data  
10  Sept 29  Spreadsheets, Volume Calculations  
11  Oct 1/3  Design Project  Spreadsheet Assignment, Curve fitting, Bronze data, Sales data.  
12  Oct 6  Spreadsheets, Volume Calculations  
13  Oct 8/10  Spreadsheet Examples  Project Materials Report  
14  Oct 13  Basic Programming  Input/Output, IfThen Statements  Numerical Integration Assignment, Crosssection data  
15  Oct 15/17  Basic Programming  ForNext loops  Spreadsheet 3 Stream flow rate  
16  Oct 20  Basic Programming  Arrays, Read Data from Spreadsheets  Spreadsheet 5a Hydrograph Palouse River, Spreadsheet 5b Hydrograph Orca River  
17  Oct 22/24  Basic Programming  Matrix Math  VB: ForNext Loop, Data  
18  Oct 27  Economic Analysis  VB: Matrix Multiply, Matrix A, Matrix B  
19  Oct 29/31  Project Testing  
20  Nov 3  Exam #1  Lectures 120  Old Exam  VB: Bisection Method 
21  Nov 5/7  Mathcad  Engineering Econ  Project Draft Report  
22  Nov 10  Mathcad  Interest Rates, Present Value, Future  Mathcad: Exercises  
23  Nov 12/14  Mathcad  Mortgage Payments  Mathcad: More Exercises  
24  Nov 17  Mathcad: Comparing Alternatives  Mathcad: Time Value Problems  
25  Nov 19/21  Mathcad: Comparing Alternatives, Alternatives with Inflation  Project Final Report  
Nov  2428  Thanksgiving Recess  
26  Dec 1  Optimization  Mathcad: Compare Alternatives  
27  Dec 3/5  Optimzation in Mathcad and Excel  
28  Dec 8  Decisions with Uncertainty  Optimization  
29  Dec 10/12  Decision Trees & Expected Outcomes  
Thurs.  Dec 18  Final Exam  7:30 A.M.  Old Exam 
The reading assignments should be completed before each lecture.
Homework is due on the dates shown.