Engineering Economic Analysis

Engineering Economic Analysis

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This book is designed for the standard Engineering Economy course, commonly taught in Industrial Engineering departments and required of most engineering majors. The text focuses on financial and economic decision making for engineering projects, with an emphasis on problem solving, resource allocation, and the time value of money. The pioneering book in Engineering Economy, this text is respected for its approachable writing style and practical emphasis.show more

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  • Hardback | 906 pages
  • 195.58 x 241.3 x 40.64mm | 1,632.92g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • numerous figures
  • 0195168070
  • 9780195168075

Table of contents

1. Making Economic Decisions; 2. Engineering Costs and Cost Estimating; 3. Interest and Equivalence; 4. More Interest Formulas; 5. Present Worth Analysis; 6. Annual Cash Flow Analysis; 7. Rate of Return Analysis; Appendix 7A: Difficulties for Solving an Interest Rate; 8. Incremental Analysis; 9. Other Analysis Techniques; 10. Probability and Uncertainty; 11. Depreciation; 12. Income Taxes; 13. Replacement Analysis; 14. Inflation and Price Change; 15. Selection of a Minimum Attractive Rate of Return; 16. Economic Analysis in the Public Sector; 17. Rationing Capital among Competing Projects; 18. Accounting; Appendix: Introduction to Spreadsheets; References; Index; Compound Interest Tablesshow more

About Donald G. Newnan

DONALD G. NEWNAN, Ph.D., P.E., is Professor Emeritus at San Jose State University. TED G. ESCHENBACH, Ph.D., P.E., is a consultant and Professor Emeritus of Engineering Management at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is the author of Engineering Economy: Applying Theory to Practice, 2/e (OUP, 2003). JEROME P. LAVELLE, Ph.D., is Assistant Dean in the College of Engineering and Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering at North Carolina State University.show more

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