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Schaums Outline Of Engineering Economics : Schaum's Outlines - Jose Sepulveda

Schaums Outline Of Engineering Economics

Schaum's Outlines

Paperback Published: 1st June 1984
ISBN: 9780070238343
Number Of Pages: 192

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Remarkable technological advances still elave us basing most major engineering decisions on economic considerations. So, this clear and concise examination of the principles of engineering economics should benefit all undergraduate students, regardless of their area of interest. Students will learn about compound interest and the time value of money, depriciation and taxes and more, and then find out how to use this information to make real-life decisions. Includes hundreds of practise problems with answers.

Basic Conceptsp. 1
Interestp. 1
Interest Ratep. 1
Simple Interestp. 1
Compound Interestp. 2
The Time Value of Moneyp. 2
Inflationp. 3
Taxesp. 4
Cash Flowsp. 5
Annual Compoundingp. 12
Single-Payment, Compound-Amount Factorp. 12
Single-Payment, Present-Worth Factorp. 12
Uniform-Series, Compound-Amount Factorp. 12
Uniform-Series, Sinking-Fund Factorp. 13
Uniform-Series, Capital-Recovery Factorp. 14
Uniform-Series, Present-Worth Factorp. 15
Gradient Series Factorp. 15
Algebraic Relationships and Solution Proceduresp. 23
Relationships Between Interest Factorsp. 23
Linear Interpolationp. 24
Unknown Number of Yearsp. 24
Unknown Interest Ratep. 26
Discrete, Periodic Compoundingp. 31
Nominal and Effective Interest Ratesp. 31
When Interest Periods Coincide with Payment Periodsp. 31
When Interest Periods Are Smaller than Payment Periodsp. 32
When Interest Periods Are Larger than Payment Periodsp. 33
Continuous Compoundingp. 40
Nominal and Effective Interest Ratesp. 40
Discrete Paymentsp. 40
Continuous Paymentsp. 42
Equivalencep. 48
Economic Equivalencep. 48
The Cost of Capitalp. 50
Stock Valuationp. 50
Bond Valuationp. 51
Minimum Attractive Rate of Returnp. 51
Fair Market Valuep. 52
Present Worthp. 57
Future Worthp. 58
Equivalent Uniform Annual Seriesp. 59
Capital Recoveryp. 60
Capitalized Equivalentp. 60
Net Present Value, Rate of Return, Payback Period, Benefit-Cost Ratiop. 66
Net Present Valuep. 66
Rate of Returnp. 66
Payback Periodp. 68
Benefit-Cost Ratiop. 69
Choosing Among Investment Alternativesp. 77
Setting the MARRp. 77
Project Selection and Budget Allocationp. 78
The Reinvestment Fallacyp. 81
Equipment Replacement and Retirementp. 92
Retirement and Replacement Decisionsp. 92
Economic Life of an Assetp. 92
Retirement/Replacement Economicsp. 94
Replacement Assumption for Unequal-Lived Assetsp. 97
Depreciation and Taxesp. 105
Definitionsp. 105
Straight-Line Methodp. 105
Declining-Balance Methodp. 106
Sum-of-Years'-Digits Methodp. 108
Sinking-Fund Methodp. 109
Group and Composite Depreciationp. 110
Additional First-Year Depreciation; Investment Tax Creditp. 111
Comparison of Depreciation Methodsp. 112
Business Net Income and Taxesp. 112
Comparative Effects of Depreciation Methods on Income Taxesp. 114
The Accelerated Cost Recovery Systemp. 116
Choice of Depreciation Methodp. 117
Depreciation and Cash Flowp. 118
Before- and After-Tax Economic Analysesp. 118
Preparing and Presenting an Economic Feasibility Studyp. 127
Introductionp. 127
Background Informationp. 127
Market Studyp. 128
Project Engineeringp. 129
Cost Estimationp. 130
Estimation of Revenuesp. 132
Financingp. 132
Compound Interest Factors-Annual Compoundingp. 135
Nominal Versus Effective Interest Ratesp. 157
Compound Interest Factors-Continuous Compoundingp. 159
Continuous Versus Annual Uniform Payment Factorsp. 181
Indexp. 183
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ISBN: 9780070238343
ISBN-10: 0070238340
Series: Schaum's Outlines
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st June 1984
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 20.5  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1

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