Highly regarded by professors and students alike , Engineering Economic Analysis, Eighth Edition, introduces the fundamental concepts of engineering economics. Written for standard engineering economics courses, this bestselling volume by Donald G. Newnan, Jerome P. Lavelle, and Ted G. Eschenbach covers essential time value of money principles for engineering projects and isolates the problems and decisions engineers commonly face. It also examines the tools necessary to properly analyze and solve those problems. Revised in 2000, the eighth edition focuses on the use of spreadsheets, teaching students to use the enormous capabilities of modern software, rather than relying on spreadsheet templates. The majority of the chapters conclude with sections designed to help students create spreadsheets based on the material covered in each chapter. The book's organization gives professors the flexibility to omit spreadsheet instruction without loss of continuity (accommodating shorter courses) or to require that all computations be done with spreadsheets, thus preparing students to use this essential tool for real-life problems.
Essentials of Engineering Economic Analysis, Second Edition, includes the first twelve chapters of the best-selling textbook Engineering Economic Analysis, Eighth Edition, (0-19-515152-6) by Donald G. Newnan, Jerome P. Lavelle, and Ted G. Eschenbach. This compact version introduces the fundamental concepts of engineering economics and covers essential time value of money principles for engineering projects. It isolates the problems and decisions engineers commonly face and examines the necessary tools for analyzing and solving those problems. Revised in 2001, the second edition focuses on the use of spreadsheets, teaching students to use the enormous capabilities of modern software. The majority of the chapters conclude with sections designed to help students create spreadsheets based on the material covered in each chapter. (The book's organization allows omission of spreadsheet instruction without loss of continuity.) This emphasis on spreadsheet computations provides excellent preparation for real-life engineering economic analysis problems. New Features · Over sixty-five new homework problems added to the ends of chapters · Improved content and readability · Greater emphasis on the use of spreadsheets in real-life situations · Chapter 2, Engineering Costs and Cost Estimating--an entirely new chapter suggested by adopters--answers the question, "Where do the numbers come from?" · An increased focus on the MACRS depreciation method with a new section on recaptured depreciation and asset disposal · An updated section on after-tax replacement efforts in Chapter 12, Replacement Analysis Supplements · Solutions Manual for Engineering Economic Analysis. This 350-page manual has been revised and checked by the authors for accuracy; all end-of-chapter problems are fully solved by the authors. Available free to adopting professors. (ISBN 1-57645-052-X) · Compound Interest Tables. A separate 32-page pamphlet with the compound interest tables from the textbook. Classroom quantities are free to adopting professors. (ISBN 0-910554-08-0) · Exam Files. Fourteen quizzes prepared by the authors test student knowledge of chapter content. Available free in electronic format to adopting professors. Call 1-800-280-0280 or send an email to [email protected] · Instructor Lecture Notes and Overhead Transparencies. Available free in electronic format to adopting professors. Call 1-800-280-0280 or send an email to [email protected] · Student's Quick Study Guide: Engineering Economic Analysis. This 320-page book features a 32-page summary of engineering economy, followed by 386 problems, each with detailed solutions. Available for purchase only. (ISBN 1-57645-050-3)
This unified examination of economic analysis principles from a cash flow viewpoint, provides a systematic, 7-step approach for performing a comparison of investment alternatives. It offers comprehensive coverage of cost concepts, inflation, ACRS and modern methods of depreciation, income taxes, economic analysis. It features more current economy examples, a new chapter on reality issues, and new material on non-manufacturing examples.
Covering every aspect of engineering economic analysis, this reference is designed to guide you in making key decisions which are often critical to the success of engineering and construction projects. The author shows you with clear explanations and examples the best methods to handle data, evaluate capital, and assess operating and maintenance expenditures. You'll learn how the time value of money impacts the overall analysis, how to perform life-cycle cost analysis, how to decide whether to lease or purchase equipment, and how to utilize methods which will result in the most reliable estimate of the true costs involved in a project.
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TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 424: Engineering Economic Analysis Practices for Highway Investment explores how U.S. transportation agencies have applied engineering economics--benefit–cost analyses and similar procedures--to decisions on highway investments.