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Capital Investment Analysis for Engineering and Management

ISBN-10: 013143408X

ISBN-13: 9780131434080

Edition: 3rd 2005

Authors: John R. Canada, William G. Sullivan, John A. White, Dennis J. Kulonda

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Description:

This guide enables engineers and engineering managers to communicate effectively with financial professionals, while offering a balanced presentation of the basics of engineering economic analysis.Focuses on real management situations. Provides accounting/cost accounting fundamentals to measure results. Introduces the concept of “options analysis” applied to capital investment decisions. Aids in conducting economic analyses with liberal use of spreadsheets. Introduces tax considerations and their consequences.For those interested in learning more about capital investment decision methodologies, particularly engineers and engineering managers.
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Book details

List price: $197.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/6/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 632
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Basic Capital Project Evaluation Techniques
Introduction and Cost Concepts
Computations Involving Interest
Equivalent Worth Methods for Comparing Alternatives
Rate of Return Methods for Comparing Alternatives
Estimating for Economic Analyses
Consideration of Depreciation and Income Taxes
Analyses for Government Agencies and Public Utilities
Replacement Analyses
Capital Planning and Budgeting
Capital Investment Evaluation Under Risk and Uncertainty
Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty
Sensitivity Analysis
Analytical and Simulation Approaches to Risk Analysis
Decision Criteria and Methods for Risk Uncertainty
Decision Tree Analysis
Statistical Decision Techniques
Additional Topics in Capital Investment Decision Analysis
Mathematical Programming for Capital Budgeting
Activity-Based Costing
Dealing with Inflation in Capital Investment Analysis
Multiple Attribute Decision Making
The Analytic Hierarchy Process
Appendices
Bibliography
Glossary
Index