Describes important and useful project evaluation and selection concepts and techniques that have developed over the past twenty years. These concepts and techniques--essential in making individual, corporate and public investment decisions--are presented in an integrated framework based upon traditional engineering economics principles. Four main sections--Basic Concepts and Techniques in Economics Analysis, Deterministic Analysis, Stochastic Analysis, Special Topics--cover a wide variety of subjects, including: accounting income, interest, inflation, the use of tranforms in cash-flow modeling, depreciation and corporate taxation, investment worth, utility theory, decision tree analysis and much more. A number of analysis techniques for public investments are described and decision rules for selecting among multiple alternatives are given. Features numerous case studies, illustrative examples, tables and end-of-chapter questions.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 23rd February 1990
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.25 x 3.52
Edition Number: 1