Engineering Economy
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Program Details

Learning Stage 1 -- The Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Foundations of Engineering Economy

Chapter 2: Factors: How Time and Interest Affect Money

Chapter 3: Combining Factors and Spreadsheet Functions

Chapter 4: Nominal and Effective Interest Rates

Learning Stage 2 -- Basic Analysis Tools

Chapter 5: Present Worth Analysis

Chapter 6: Annual Worth Analysis

Chapter 7: Rate of Return Analysis: One Project

Chapter 8: Rate of Return Analysis: Multiple Alternatives

Chapter 9: Benefit/Cost Analysis and Public Sector Economics

Learning Stage 2 Epilogue-Selecting the Basic Analysis Tool

Learning Stage 3 -- Making Decisions

Chapter 10: Project Financing and Non-economic Attributes

Chapter 11: Replacement and Retention Decisions

Chapter 12: Independent Projects With Budget Limitation

Chapter 13: Breakeven and Payback Analysis

Learning Stage 4 -- Rounding Out the Study

Chapter 14: Effects of Inflation

Chapter 15: Cost Estimation and Indirect Cost Allocation

Chapter 16: Depreciation Methods

Chapter 17: After-Tax Economic Analysis

Chapter 18: Sensitivity Analysis and Expected Value Decisions

Chapter 19: More on Variation and Decision Making Under Risk

Appendix A: Using Spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel

Appendix B: Basics of Accounting Reports and Business Ratios

Appendix C: Code of Ethics for Engineers

Appendix D: Alternate Methods For Equivalence Calculations

Appendix E: Glossary of Concepts and Terms

Reference Materials

Compound Interest Factor Tables