Systems Analysis for Civil Engineers: Technological and Economic Factors in Design / Edition 1

Systems Analysis for Civil Engineers: Technological and Economic Factors in Design / Edition 1

by Paul J. Ossenbruggen
ISBN-10:
0471098892
ISBN-13:
9780471098898
Pub. Date:
01/18/1984
Publisher:
Wiley

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Systems Analysis for Civil Engineers: Technological and Economic Factors in Design / Edition 1

A systems analysis text which introduces fundamental methods of optimization, including graphical and numerical methods, and the principles of engineering economics to the planning, analysis, design, and management of civil engineering systems. Designed for undergraduates majoring in civil engineering. Includes practical problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471098898
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/18/1984
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

The Process.

An Overview of Optimization Methods.

Engineering Economics.

Decision Analysis.

Economic Considerations for Resource Allocation.

Optimization of Linear Mathematical Models.

Sensitivity Analysis and the Dual Primal Relationships.

Classical Approach to Nonlinear Programming.

Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Programming.

Curve Fitting and the Method of Least Squares.

Appendixes.

Index.

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