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The Engineer's Cost Handbook : Tools for Managing Project Costs - Richard E. Westney

The Engineer's Cost Handbook

Tools for Managing Project Costs

Hardcover Published: 1st February 1997
ISBN: 9780824797966
Number Of Pages: 776

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Offers coverage of each important step in engineering cost control process, from project justification to life-cycle costs. The book describes cost control systems and shows how to apply the principles of value engineering. It explains estimating methodology and the estimation of engineering, engineering equipment, and construction and labour costs; delineates productivity and cash-flow analysis; and more.

Estimating project costs: the estimating process
estimating methodology
estimating engineering costs
estimating engineered equipment costs
estimating bulk material costs
estimating construction labour and indirect costs
productivity analysis
cashflow analysis
estimating the cost of escalation
location factor analysis
estimating the cost environmental restoration
Evaluating risk and return: risk and contingency analysis
profitability analysis
investment decision making
Controlling project costs: cost control systems
controlling engineering costs
controlling the cost of engineered equipment
controlling the cost of materials
applying the principles of value engineering
controlling the cost of construction labour
controlling the cost of quality
controlling the cost of safety
controlling the cost of shipping
avoiding claims
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ISBN: 9780824797966
ISBN-10: 0824797965
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 776
Published: 1st February 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 15.95  x 4.7
Weight (kg): 1.17
Edition Number: 1