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Strategic Cost Analysis : For Project Managers and Engineers

ISBN: 9781906574888
Publisher: New Academic Science
Publication Date: 2012-08-15
Number of pages: 148
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Description


KEY FEATURES:

* Coverage of all cost analysis strategies in easy-to-understand language.
* Planning and execution of projects are lucidly explained with worked out examples.
* Techniques for successful management of projects are explained clearly.
* Before-tax and After-tax cash flow analysis.
* Importance of cash flows rather than profits in project management and engineering economics is highlighted through examples.
* Basic engineering economic expressions are explained through many examples.
* Modern project evaluation techniques for successful project management are explained.
* Many practical cases and examples are presented and explained.
* All monetary values are in US$ (US Dollars).

ABOUT THE BOOK:

This book presents the basic tools of strategic cost analysis and engineering economy principles used by managers, engineers, estimators, project planners and project management personnel. The areas of emphasis are:

Cash Flow, Profits, Financial Statements and the Purecell Diagram; Types of Interest and Money Values used in Cash Flow Analysis; Different Formulae used in Engineering Economy Decisions with examples; Cash Flow Analysis before taxes; Depreciation Types and Cash Flows after Taxes; Project Evaluation Techniques including present worth, average annual cost, return on investment, return on average investment, rate of return, benefit/cost ratio and project balances and basic Probability and Risk Analysis.

Many illustrative problems are included in the book to provide practice in using the expressions and techniques presented.

CONTENTS:

* Cash Flows, Profits, Financial Statements and Interest Values
* Expressions used in Engineering Economics
* Gradient Expressions
* Depreciation, Taxes and Profits; Basic Concepts and Advanced Concepts
* Project Evaluation Techniques; Basic Techniques
* Project Evaluation Techniques (Based on Internal Rate of Return, Benefit-Cost Ratio and Practical Cases and Examples)
* Evaluative Questions and Answers: Problems and Solutions (Chapterwise)
* Appendix: Formula Sheets and Tables and Values for Engineering Economic Expressions

READERSHIP:

* Undergraduate and postgraduate students and teachers of Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering and Industrial Engineering
* University and college libraries
* Professionals and practising engineers, project managers, construction engineers, industry planners, cost engineers and financial executives responsible for executing larger scale engineering projects.

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