ISBN 9781259064814,Basics of Engineering Economy

Basics of Engineering Economy



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781259064814

ISBN-10 1259064816


Number of Pages 436 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Engineering

This text covers the basic techniques and applications of engineering economy for all disciplines in the engineering profession.

The writing style emphasizes brief, crisp coverage of the principle or technique discussed in order to reduce the time taken to present and grasp the essentials. This brief text includes coverage of multiple attribute evaluation for instructors who want to include non-economic dimensions in alternative evaluation and the discussion of risk considerations in the appendix, compared to Blanks comprehensive text, where these topics are discussed in two unique chapters.

Salient Features

Text integrates spreadsheets in the book.
End-of-chapter problems.
Information on cost estimation, depreciation and taxes has been included.

Table of Contents : -

Basics of Engineering Economy 1e
Chapter 1: Foundations of Engineering Economy
Chapter 2: Factors: How Time and Interest Effect Money
Chapter 3: Nominal and Effective Interest Rates
Chapter 4: Present Worth Analysis
Chapter 5: Annual Worth Analysis
Chapter 6: Rate of Return Analysis
Chapter 7: Benefit/Cost Analysis and Public Sector Projects
Chapter 8: Break even, Sensitivity and Payback Analysis
Chapter 9: Replacement and Retention Decisions
Chapter 10: Effects of Inflation
Chapter 11: Estimating Costs
Chapter 12: Depreciation Methods
Chapter 13: After-Tax Economic Analysis
Appendix A Using Spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel
Appendix B Accounting Reports and Business Ratios
Appendix C Alternative Evaluation that Includes Multiple Attributes and Risk
Appendix D Answers to Problems for Test Review and FE Exam Practice
Reference Materials
Interest Factor Tables
Glossary of Terms and Symbols