Engineering Economy / Edition 11by William G. Sullivan, James A. Bontadelli, Elin M. Wicks
This best-selling book provides a sound understanding of the principles, basic concepts, and methodology of engineering economy. Built upon the rich and time-tested teaching materials of earlier editions, it is extensively revised and updated to reflect current trends and issues, with an emphasis on the economics of engineering design throughout. It provides one of… See more details below
This best-selling book provides a sound understanding of the principles, basic concepts, and methodology of engineering economy. Built upon the rich and time-tested teaching materials of earlier editions, it is extensively revised and updated to reflect current trends and issues, with an emphasis on the economics of engineering design throughout. It provides one of the most complete and up-to-date studies of this vitally important field.
- NEW -- More design economics problems and cost estimating.
- NEW -- A full chapter on Communicating Engineering Economy Study Results. Provides students with tips on how to "sell" their projects to decision-makers in management.
- NEW -- Global issues are discussed in terms of exchange rate problems.
- NEW -- Deflation effects on project economics highlighted.
- NEW -- New and updated end-of-chapter problems.
- NEW -- Test Companion Website www.prenhall.com/sullivan. Devoted to electronic media that supports engineering economy courses.
- NEW -- Student portfolios. Offers suggestions for creating and using student portfolios to facilitate integrated learning of topics in engineering economy.
- NEW -- Economic Value Added. Uses an after-tax cash flow analysis to explain the concept of "economic value added."
- NEW -- Cost of capital. Explains the cost of equity and debt capital as well as the weighted average cost of capital and its relationship to rate of return concepts.
- Real-world engineering economy analysis methodology.
- Case studies demonstrate the integrated application of the principles, basic concepts, and methodology used by engineers in typical, real-world situations.
- Cost estimating, design economics, and electronic spreadsheets.
- Capital investments. Examines the theoretical and practical aspects of selecting among capital investments.
- Internet-accessible electronic spreadsheets. Provides approximately 50 basic templates for all major topics in the text and summarizes formulas and key concepts.
- Examples. Allows to students to more readily understand concepts and reinforces learning.
- Pearson Education
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- Edition description:
- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.85(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.19(d)
Table of Contents
|Pt. I||Fundamentals of Engineering Economy||1|
|Ch. 1||Introduction to Engineering Economy||2|
|Ch. 2||Cost Concepts and Design Economics||23|
|Ch. 3||Money-Time Relationships and Equivalence||70|
|Pt. II||Basic Topics in Engineering Economy||149|
|Ch. 4||Applications of Money-Time Relationships||150|
|Ch. 5||Comparing Alternatives||197|
|Ch. 6||Depreciation and Income Taxes||253|
|Ch. 7||Cost Estimation Techniques||313|
|Ch. 8||Price Changes and Exchange Rates||368|
|Ch. 9||Replacement Analysis||406|
|Ch. 10||Dealing with Uncertainty||447|
|Pt. III||Additional Topics in Engineering Economy||483|
|Ch. 11||Evaluating Projects with the Benefit-Cost-Ratio Method||484|
|Ch. 12||Engineering Economy Studies in Investor-Owned Utilities||519|
|Ch. 13||Probabilistic Risk Analysis||540|
|Ch. 14||Capital Financing and Allocation||586|
|Ch. 15||Dealing with Multiattributed Decisions||618|
|A||Accounting and Its Relationship to Engineering Economy||642|
|B||Abbreviations and Notation||660|
|C||Interest and Annuity Tables for Discrete Compounding||665|
|D||Interest and Annuity Tables for Continuous Compounding||684|
|E||Standardized Normal Distribution Function||688|
|F: Selected References||691|
|G: Answers to Problems||695|
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