Cost Analysis and Estimating for Engineering and Management / Edition 1

Cost Analysis and Estimating for Engineering and Management / Edition 1

by Phillip F. Ostwald, Timothy S. McLaren Ph.D.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131421271

ISBN-13: 9780131421271

Pub. Date: 08/25/2003

Publisher: Pearson

This popular book supplies readers with the latest principles and techniques for the evaluation of engineering design. The emphasis is on analysis and estimating. Included in this new edition is a chapter that introduces principles that deal with bringing inventions to the marketplace. It analyzes labor, material, accounting, and forecasting;

Overview

This popular book supplies readers with the latest principles and techniques for the evaluation of engineering design. The emphasis is on analysis and estimating. Included in this new edition is a chapter that introduces principles that deal with bringing inventions to the marketplace. It analyzes labor, material, accounting, and forecasting; then the theme of estimating is developed, with a study of methods, operations, and products. A versatile and extremely usable book, it's the perfect resource for engineers, managers, and entrepreneurs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131421271
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/25/2003
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
721,975
Product dimensions:
7.13(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter contains a summary, questions for discussion, problems, and a case study.)

1. Importance.

2. Labor Analysis.

3. Material Analysis.

4. Accounting Analysis.

5. Forecasting.

6. Estimating Methods.

7. Operation Estimating.

8. Product Estimating.

9. Cost Analysis.

10. Engineering Economy.

11. The Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, and Imaginamachina.

Picture Lessons.

Appendix A: Standard Normal and t Distributions.

Appendix B: 10% and 20% Tables of Interest.

Appendix C: 80% and 90% Tables of Learning Theory.

References.

Selected Answers.

Index.

SI Prefixes, SI Conversions.

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