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Test Bank for Engineering Economy 16th Edition by William G. Sullivan Elin M Wicks C Patrick Koelling

By: William G. Sullivan Elin M Wicks C Patrick Koelling
ISBN-10: 0133439275
/ ISBN-13: 9780133582819

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Edition: 16th Edition
Authors: William G. Sullivan Elin M Wicks C Patrick Koelling
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CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Engineering Economy

    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.2 The Principles of Engineering Economy
    • 1.3 Engineering Economy and the Design Process
    • 1.4 Using Spreadsheets in Engineering Economic Analysis
    • 1.5 Try Your Skills
    • 1.6 Summary

CHAPTER 2 Cost Concepts and Design Economics

    • 2.1 Cost Terminology
    • 2.2 The General Economic Environment
    • 2.3 Cost-Driven Design Optimization
    • 2.4 Present Economy Studies
    • 2.5 Case Study—The Economics of Daytime Running Lights
    • 2.6 Try Your Skills
    • 2.7 Summary
    • Appendix 2-A: Accounting Fundamentals

CHAPTER 3 Cost-Estimation Techniques

    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 An Integrated Approach
    • 3.3 Selected Estimating Techniques (Models)
    • 3.4 Parametric Cost Estimating
    • 3.5 Case Study—Demanufacturing of Computers
    • 3.6 Electronic Spreadsheet Modeling: Learning Curve
    • 3.7 Try Your Skills
    • 3.8 Summary

CHAPTER 4 The Time Value of Money

    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Simple Interest
    • 4.3 Compound Interest
    • 4.4 The Concept of Equivalence
    • 4.5 Notation and Cash-Flow Diagrams and Tables
    • 4.6 Relating Present and Future Equivalent Values of Single Cash Flows
    • 4.7 Relating a Uniform Series (Annuity) to Its Present and Future Equivalent Values
    • 4.8 Summary of Interest Formulas and Relationships for Discrete Compounding
    • 4.9 Deferred Annuities (Uniform Series)
    • 4.10 Equivalence Calculations Involving Multiple Interest Formulas
    • 4.11 Uniform (Arithmetic) Gradient of Cash Flows
    • 4.12 Geometric Sequences of Cash Flows
    • 4.13 Interest Rates that Vary with Time
    • 4.14 Nominal and Effective Interest Rates
    • 4.15 Compounding More Often than Once per Year
    • 4.16 Interest Formulas for Continuous Compounding and Discrete Cash Flows
    • 4.17 Case Study—Understanding Economic “Equivalence”
    • 4.18 Try Your Skills
    • 4.19 Summary

CHAPTER 5 Evaluating a Single Project

    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Determining the Minimum Attractive Rate of Return (MARR)
    • 5.3 The Present Worth Method
    • 5.4 The Future Worth Method
    • 5.5 The Annual Worth Method
    • 5.6 The Internal Rate of Return Method
    • 5.7 The External Rate of Return Method
    • 5.8 The Payback (Payout) Period Method
    • 5.9 Case Study—A Proposed Capital Investment to Improve Process Yield
    • 5.10 Electronic Spreadsheet Modeling: Payback Period Method
    • 5.11 Try Your Skills
    • 5.12 Summary
    • Appendix 5-A: The Multiple Rate of Return Problem with the IRR Method

CHAPTER 6 Comparison and Selection among Alternatives

    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 Basic Concepts for Comparing Alternatives
    • 6.3 The Study (Analysis) Period
    • 6.4 Useful Lives Are Equal to the Study Period
    • 6.5 Useful Lives Are Unequal among the Alternatives
    • 6.6 Personal Finances
    • 6.7 Case Study—Ned and Larry’s Ice Cream Company
    • 6.8 Postevaluation of Results
    • 6.9 Project Postevaluation Spreadsheet Approach
    • 6.10 Try Your Skills
    • 6.11 Summary

CHAPTER 7 Depreciation and Income Taxes

    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 Depreciation Concepts and Terminology
    • 7.3 The Classical (Historical) Depreciation Methods
    • 7.4 The Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System
    • 7.5 A Comprehensive Depreciation Example
    • 7.6 Introduction to Income Taxes
    • 7.7 The Effective (Marginal) Corporate Income Tax Rate
    • 7.8 Gain (Loss) on the Disposal of an Asset
    • 7.9 General Procedure for Making After-Tax Economic Analyses
    • 7.10 Illustration of Computations of ATCFs
    • 7.11 Economic Value Added
    • 7.12 Try Your Skills
    • 7.13 Summary

CHAPTER 8 Price Changes and Exchange Rates

    • 8.1 Introduction
    • 8.2 Terminology and Basic Concepts
    • 8.3 Fixed and Responsive Annuities
    • 8.4 Differential Price Changes
    • 8.5 Spreadsheet Application
    • 8.6 Foreign Exchange Rates and Purchasing Power Concepts
    • 8.7 Case Study—Selecting Electric Motors to Power an Assembly Line
    • 8.8 Try Your Skills
    • 8.9 Summary

CHAPTER 9 Replacement Analysis

    • 9.1 Introduction
    • 9.2 Reasons for Replacement Analysis
    • 9.3 Factors that Must Be Considered in Replacement Studies
    • 9.4 Typical Replacement Problems
    • 9.5 Determining the Economic Life of a New Asset (Challenger)
    • 9.6 Determining the Economic Life of a Defender
    • 9.7 Comparisons inWhich the Defender’s Useful Life Differs from that of the Challenger
    • 9.8 Retirement without Replacement (Abandonment)
    • 9.9 After-Tax Replacement Studies
    • 9.10 Case Study—Replacement of a Hospital’s Emergency Electrical Supply System
    • 9.11 Summary

CHAPTER 10 Evaluating Projects with the Benefit–Cost Ratio Method

    • 10.1 Introduction
    • 10.2 Perspective and Terminology for Analyzing Public Projects
    • 10.3 Self-Liquidating Projects
    • 10.4 Multiple-Purpose Projects
    • 10.5 Difficulties in Evaluating Public-Sector Projects
    • 10.6 What Interest Rate Should Be Used for Public Projects?
    • 10.7 The Benefit–Cost Ratio Method
    • 10.8 Evaluating Independent Projects by B–C Ratios
    • 10.9 Comparison of Mutually Exclusive Projects by B–C Ratios
    • 10.10 Case Study—Improving a Railroad Crossing
    • 10.11 Summary

CHAPTER 11 Breakeven and Sensitivity Analysis

    • 11.1 Introduction
    • 11.2 Breakeven Analysis
    • 11.3 Sensitivity Analysis
    • 11.4 Multiple Factor Sensitivity Analysis
    • 11.5 Summary

CHAPTER 12 Probabilistic Risk Analysis

    • 12.1 Introduction
    • 12.2 Sources of Uncertainty
    • 12.3 The Distribution of Random Variables
    • 12.4 Evaluation of Projects with Discrete Random Variables
    • 12.5 Evaluation of Projects with Continuous Random Variables
    • 12.6 Evaluation of Risk and Uncertainty by Monte Carlo Simulation
    • 12.7 Performing Monte Carlo Simulation with a Computer
    • 12.8 Decision Trees
    • 12.9 Real Options Analysis
    • 12.10 Summary

CHAPTER 13 The Capital Budgeting Process

    • 13.1 Introduction
    • 13.2 Debt Capital
    • 13.3 Equity Capital
    • 13.4 The Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
    • 13.5 Project Selection
    • 13.6 Postmortem Review
    • 13.7 Budgeting of Capital Investments and Management Perspective
    • 13.8 Leasing Decisions
    • 13.9 Capital Allocation
    • 13.10 Summary

CHAPTER 14 Decision Making Considering Multiattributes

    • 14.1 Introduction
    • 14.2 Examples of Multiattribute Decisions
    • 14.3 Choice of Attributes
    • 14.4 Selection of a Measurement Scale
    • 14.5 Dimensionality of the Problem
    • 14.6 Noncompensatory Models
    • 14.7 Compensatory Models
    • 14.8 Summary

Appendix A: Using Excel to Solve Engineering Economy Problems

Appendix B: Abbreviations and Notation

Appendix C: Interest and Annuity Tables for Discrete Compounding

Appendix D: Interest and Annuity Tables for Continuous Compounding

Appendix E: Standard Normal Distribution

Appendix F: Selected References

Appendix G: Solutions to Try Your Skills

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