Engineering Economy – L. Blank, A. Tarkin – 4th Edition


This text presents the of for its application in the decision-making and constitutes an updated and balanced presentation of economic analysis at the level. Like previous editions, this text contains an appreciable number of new exercises representative of the real world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Basics, terms and graphs
Chapter 2: Factors and their use
Chapter 3: Nominal and effective interest rates and continuing capitalization
Chapter 4: Using Multiple Factors
Chapter 5: Evaluation of present value and capitalized cost
Chapter 6: Evaluation of equivalent annual equivalent value
Chapter 7: Rate-of-return calculations for a single project
Chapter 8: Evaluating Rate of Return for Multiple Alternatives
Chapter 9: Evaluation of the benefit / cost ratio
Chapter 10: Replenishment Analysis
Chapter 11: Bonds.
Chapter 12: Inflation, cost estimation, and indirect cost allocation
Chapter 13: Depreciation and Exhaustion Models
Chapter 14: Basics of Income Taxes
Chapter 15: Economic analysis after tax
Chapter 16: Balance Analysis and Reinstatement Period
Chapter 17: Rationing of capital between independent proposals
Chapter 18: Determining an attractive minimum return rate
Chapter 19: Sensitivity analysis and expected value decisions
Chapter 20: More on variations and decision making under risk

Appendix A: Basics of Using the Microsoft Excel Program
Appendix B: Basic Elements of Accounting and Business Reasons
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