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Linear Programming -OR- Engineering Economics?

  1. Oct 20, 2005 #1
    As an elective for undergraduate Chem Engineer, which would be better to have?

    Thanks.
    -A
     
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  3. Oct 21, 2005 #2
    Well you should have an understanding of economics. This plays a role in decisions making.
     
  4. Oct 21, 2005 #3

    Tom Mattson

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    I say Eng Econ. If you're a Chem Eng major then you are going to have plenty of math under your belt, and you should be able to digest linear programming sans probleme. I never took linear programming, and in the space of an hour I learned enough of it to tutor a kid who was taking the class.
     
  5. Oct 21, 2005 #4
    Thanks, guys. I have taken Macro Eco already, but it has been a while. I was not a huge fan, but I think this course will be more practical.

    I am also planning to take a math course to help me use the tools I have learned in practical problems. [Math for physical sciences].

    -A
     
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