9780136142973

Engineering Economy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136142973

  • ISBN10:

    0136142974

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This best-selling book provides a sound understanding of the principles, basic concepts, and methodology of engineering economy. This user-friendly book is extensively revised and updated to reflect current trends and issues, with an emphasis on the economics of engineering design throughout. A useful reference for engineers interested in reviewing the basic principles of engineering economy.

Table of Contents

Introduction to engineering economyp. 1
Cost concepts and design economicsp. 19
Cost-estimation techniquesp. 71
The time value of moneyp. 114
Evaluating a single projectp. 190
Comparison and selection among alternativesp. 238
Depreciation and income taxesp. 300
Price changes and exchange ratesp. 356
Replacement analysisp. 389
Evaluating projects with the benefit-cost ratio methodp. 431
Breakeven and sensitivity analysisp. 465
Probabilistic risk analysisp. 495
The capital budgeting processp. 548
Decision making considering multiattributesp. 581
Using Excel to solve engineering economy problemsp. 604
Abbreviations and notationp. 621
Interest and annuity tables for discrete compoundingp. 625
Interest and annuity tables for continuous compoundingp. 644
Standard normal distributionp. 648
Selected referencesp. 651
Answers to selected problemsp. 654
Indexp. 659
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