Engineering Economy

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9780023281600: Engineering Economy

Providing a sound understanding of the principles, basic concepts, and methodology of engineering economy, this book is built upon the rich and time-tested teaching materials of earlier editions - extensively revised and updated to reflect current trends and issues, with an emphasis on the economics of engineering design throughout. It provides a complete and up-to-date of this important field, not only helping students to develop proficiency with the methods used in engineering economy analysis and the process for making rational decisions in situations likely to be encountered in professional practice, but also including insightful and comprehensive case studies to demonstrate the integrated application of the principles, basic concepts, and methodologies used by engineers in typical real-world situations. It thoroughly discusses the field's most significant topics, such as cost estimating, design economics, and electronic spreadsheets.

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Used by over 500,000 students, this best-selling text 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.

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Key Benefit: An invaluable guide to the study and practice of engineering economy, this standard-setting bestseller provides a sound understanding of the principles, basic concepts, and methodology of the field. Built upon the rich and time-tested teaching materials of earlier editions, it now comes extensively revised and updated to reflect current trends and issues, providing one of today's most complete and progressive studies of this vitally important field. Key Topics: Weaving meaningful examples throughout, it helps readers develop proficiency with the methods used in engineering economy analysis and with the process for making rational decisions in situations they are likely to encounter in their future professional practice. It includes comprehensive case studies to demonstrate the integrated application of the principles, basic concepts, and methodologies used by engineers in typical real-world situations, and offers insightful discussions on such significant topics as cost estimating, international exchange rates, and electronic spreadsheets. More visually appealing than ever before, it now offers many new end-of-chapter exercises, integrates numerous exercises throughout the book which involve open-ended problem statements and iterative problem-solving skills, plus incorporates 1996 income tax and depreciation provisions into all applicable chapters. Supplemental Internet-accessible electronic spreadsheets provide approximately 50 basic templates for all major topics in the book and summarize formulas and key concepts for quick reference and review. Market: For cost engineers.

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