# Engineering economic and cost analysis.

Material type: TextPublication details: New York ; Harlow : Addison-Wesley, c1998. Edition: 3rd ed / Courtland A. Collier, Charles R. GlagolaISBN: 0673983943Subject(s): Engineering economyDDC classification: 658.15 LOC classification: TA177.4Item type | Home library | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode | Item holds |
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## Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Previous ed.: New York : Harper & Row, 1988.

Includes index.

Pt. I. Basic Principles. 1. Quantifying Alternatives for Easier Decision Making. 2. The Value of a Single Payment Now Compared to a Single Payment in the Future (P/F, F/P). 3. The Value of One Future Payment Compared to a Uniform Series of Payments (F/A, A/F). 4. The Value of One Present Payment Compared to a Uniform Series of Payments (P/A, A/P). 5. Arithmetic Gradient, G: The Constant Increment to a Series of Periodic Payments. 6. Geometric Gradient: The Constant Percentage Increment -- Pt. II. Comparing Alternative Proposals. 7. Present Worth Method of Comparing Alternatives. 8. Annual Payments Method for Comparing Alternatives (Equivalent Series of Uniform Payments). 9. Future Worth Method of Comparing Alternatives. 10. Rate of Return Method (ROR). 11. Incremental Rate of Return (IROR) on Required Investments. 12. Break-Even Comparisons. 13. Probability Evaluation. 14. Benefit/Cost Analysis -- Pt. III. Evaluating Alternative Investments. 15. Taxes. 16. Depreciation. 17. Bond Financing for Public Works and Corporate Investment. 18. Home Ownership and Mortgage Financing: Owning versus Renting. 19. Investment Property. 20. Equipment Replacement Analysis. 21. Double Gradients, Arithmetic and Geometric. 22. Utility Rate Studies. 23. Inflation. App. A. Interest Tables -- App. B. Summary of Depreciation Equations.

Engineering Economic and Cost Analysis, by Courtland A. Collier and Charles R. Glagola, is especially written for practicing engineers and those studying to become engineers. The third edition reflects the recent changes that have taken place in the field of engineering economy and continues to present the subject matter in a straightforward and practical manner. This book will help engineering students prepare for real-world situations and provide professionals with a valuable tool for implementing cost analysis.