Engineering Economics / Edition 4

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The fourth edition of this text continues to be a comprehensive,authoritative and interesting resource for introductory and advanced courses in Engineering Economics. This new edition has streamlined the material into 15 accessible,readable chapters. The sequence of chapters flows through: 1) Fundamentals required for economic analysis; 2) Structural/procedures for performing those analyses; 3) Specific considerations for the public sector; 4) Depreciation and income tax considerations; 5) Inflation/considerations; and 6) Advanced concepts,including risk and decision. An emphasis on a clear,interesting writing style with numerous examples and review exercises offsets traditional ideas that the subject matter can be dull.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Engineering Economics 1
Ch. 2 Time Value of Money 23
Ch. 3 Present-Worth Comparisons 79
Ch. 4 Equivalent Annual-Worth Comparisons 120
Ch. 5 Rate-of-Return Calculations 155
Ch. 6 Structural Analysis of Alternatives 208
Ch. 7 Replacement Analysis 247
Ch. 8 Analysis of Public Projects 286
Ch. 9 Depreciation and Income Tax Considerations 335
Ch. 10 Effects of Inflation 401
Ch. 11 Sensitivity Analysis 435
Ch. 12 Break-Even Analysis 473
Ch. 13 Risk Analysis 512
Ch. 14 Multistage Sequential Analysis 592
Ch. 15 Multiattribute Decision Making 628
Appendix A Glossaries A-1
Appendix B Cheer 1.0 User's Guide A-18
Appendix C Spreadsheet Usage and Sheer User's Guide A-24
Appendix D Discrete Compounding-Interest Factors A-63
Appendix E Continuous-Flow, Continuous-Compounding Interest Factors A-90
Appendix F Areas of a Standard Normal Distribution A-103
Appendix G Solutions to Selected Problems A-105
Appendix H Selected References A-113
Appendix I Fundamentals of Engineering Examination A-119
Index I-1
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