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This text covers the basic techniques and applications of engineering economy for all disciplines in the engineering profession.

The writing style emphasizes brief, crisp coverage of the principle or technique discussed in order to reduce the time taken to present and grasp the essentials.

The objective of the text is to explain and demonstrate the principles and techniques of engineering economic analysis as applied in different fields of engineering. This brief text includes coverage of multiple attribute evaluation for instructors who want to include non-economic dimensions in alternative evaluation and the discussion of risk considerations in the appendix, compared to Blanks comprehensive text, where these topics are discussed in two unique chapters.

Synopsis:

This market leaders distinguishing pedagogical characteristics include its easy to read writing style, chapter objectives, worked examples, integrated spreadsheets, Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam questions, and numerous end of chapter problems. (Spreadsheets are prominent and integrated within the chapters.)

Basics of Engineering Economy provides undergraduate students and practicing professionals with a solid preparation in the financial understanding of engineering problems and projects, as well as the techniques needed for evaluating making sound economic decisions.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Foundations of Engineering Economy

Chapter 2: Factors: How Time and Interest Effect Money

Chapter 3: Nominal and Effective Interest Rates

Chapter 4: Present Worth Analysis

Chapter 5: Annual Worth Analysis

Chapter 6: Rate of Return Analysis

Chapter 7: Benefit/Cost Analysis and Public Sector Projects

Chapter 8: Breakeven, Sensitivity and Payback Analysis

Chapter 9: Replacement and Retention Decisions

Chapter 10: Effects of Inflation

Chapter 11: Estimating Costs

Chapter 12: Depreciation Methods

Chapter 13: After-Tax Economic Analysis

Appendix A Using Spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel

Appendix B Accounting Reports and Business Ratios

Appendix C Alternative Evaluation that Includes Multiple Attributes and Risk

Appendix D Answers to Problems for Test Review and FE Exam Practice

Reference Materials

Interest Factor Tables

Glossary of Terms and Symbols

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073401294
Author:
Blank, Leland
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Author:
Tarquin, Anthony J.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Blank, Leland T.
Author:
Tarquin, Anthony
Subject:
Engineering economy
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Engineering - Industrial
Subject:
Engineering-General Engineering
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
420
Dimensions:
9.37x7.62x.81 in. 1.79 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This market leaders distinguishing pedagogical characteristics include its easy to read writing style, chapter objectives, worked examples, integrated spreadsheets, Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam questions, and numerous end of chapter problems. (Spreadsheets are prominent and integrated within the chapters.)

Basics of Engineering Economy provides undergraduate students and practicing professionals with a solid preparation in the financial understanding of engineering problems and projects, as well as the techniques needed for evaluating making sound economic decisions.

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