Schaum's Outline of Engineering Economics

ISBN-10: 0070238340

ISBN-13: 9780070238343

Edition: 1984

Authors: Byron S. Gottfried, Jose A. Sepulveda, William E. Souder

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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 6/22/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Basic Concepts
Interest Rate
Simple Interest
Compound Interest
The Time Value of Money
Cash Flows
Annual Compounding
Single-Payment, Compound-Amount Factor
Single-Payment, Present-Worth Factor
Uniform-Series, Compound-Amount Factor
Uniform-Series, Sinking-Fund Factor
Uniform-Series, Capital-Recovery Factor
Uniform-Series, Present-Worth Factor
Gradient Series Factor
Algebraic Relationships and Solution Procedures
Relationships Between Interest Factors
Linear Interpolation
Unknown Number of Years
Unknown Interest Rate
Discrete, Periodic Compounding
Nominal and Effective Interest Rates
When Interest Periods Coincide with Payment Periods
When Interest Periods Are Smaller than Payment Periods
When Interest Periods Are Larger than Payment Periods
Continuous Compounding
Nominal and Effective Interest Rates
Discrete Payments
Continuous Payments
Economic Equivalence
The Cost of Capital
Stock Valuation
Bond Valuation
Minimum Attractive Rate of Return
Fair Market Value
Present Worth
Future Worth
Equivalent Uniform Annual Series
Capital Recovery
Capitalized Equivalent
Net Present Value, Rate of Return, Payback Period, Benefit-Cost Ratio
Net Present Value
Rate of Return
Payback Period
Benefit-Cost Ratio
Choosing Among Investment Alternatives
Setting the MARR
Project Selection and Budget Allocation
The Reinvestment Fallacy
Equipment Replacement and Retirement
Retirement and Replacement Decisions
Economic Life of an Asset
Retirement/Replacement Economics
Replacement Assumption for Unequal-Lived Assets
Depreciation and Taxes
Straight-Line Method
Declining-Balance Method
Sum-of-Years'-Digits Method
Sinking-Fund Method
Group and Composite Depreciation
Additional First-Year Depreciation; Investment Tax Credit
Comparison of Depreciation Methods
Business Net Income and Taxes
Comparative Effects of Depreciation Methods on Income Taxes
The Accelerated Cost Recovery System
Choice of Depreciation Method
Depreciation and Cash Flow
Before- and After-Tax Economic Analyses
Preparing and Presenting an Economic Feasibility Study
Background Information
Market Study
Project Engineering
Cost Estimation
Estimation of Revenues
Compound Interest Factors-Annual Compounding
Nominal Versus Effective Interest Rates
Compound Interest Factors-Continuous Compounding
Continuous Versus Annual Uniform Payment Factors
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