Principles of Engineering Economy / Edition 8

Principles of Engineering Economy / Edition 8

by Eugene L. Grant, W. Grant Ireson, Richard S. Leavenworth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047163526X

ISBN-13: 9780471635260

Pub. Date: 01/16/1990

Publisher: Wiley

The Eighth Edition of the standard engineering economy text and reference explains the principles and techniques needed for making decisions about the acquisition and retirement of capital goods by industry and government, as well as alternative types of financing and other applications. Arranged in four parts: basic concepts, principles, and mathematics;

Overview

The Eighth Edition of the standard engineering economy text and reference explains the principles and techniques needed for making decisions about the acquisition and retirement of capital goods by industry and government, as well as alternative types of financing and other applications. Arranged in four parts: basic concepts, principles, and mathematics; procedures and methods for evaluating alternatives; techniques for handling special situations; and special applications. Introduces the use of computers and spreadsheets in evaluating engineering alternatives. Includes up-to-date coverage of federal tax legislation, extensive discussions and problems dealing with personal finance, and material on handling multiple alternatives by rate of return and benefit/cost ratio methods. Contains numerous examples and 476 problems, many entirely new. Accompanied by a complete solutions manual for the instructor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471635260
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1990
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

SOME BASIC CONCEPTS IN ENGINEERING ECONOMY.

JUDGING THE ATTRACTIVENESS OF PROPOSED INVESTMENTS.

Equivalent Uniform Annual Cash Flow.

Measures Involving Costs, Benefits and Effectiveness.

Estimating Income Tax Consequences of Certain Decisions.

TECHNIQUES FOR EVALUATING ALTERNATIVES.

Financing Effects on Economy Studies.

Capital Budgeting and the Choice of a Minimum Attractive Rate of Return.

Prospective Inflation and Sensitivity Analysis.

SPECIAL APPLICATIONS OF ENGINEERING ECONOMY.

Aspects of Economy Studies for Governmental Activities.

Aspects of Economy Studies for Regulated Businesses.

Index.

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