Cost Analysis and Estimating for Engineering and Management

For undergraduate or graduate courses in Cost and Analysis Estimating in engineering, management, and technology settings. This popular text provides the latest principles and techniques for the evaluation of engineering design. The emphasis is on analysis and estimating, with loads of material in this first edition. It analyzes labor, material, accounting, and forecasting; then the theme of estimating is developed, with a study of methods, operations, and products. Included in this new edition is a chapter that introduces principles that deal with bringing inventions to the marketplace. A versatile and extremely usable text, chapter order can be adjusted and some chapters can be excluded, depending on student preparation and course objectives.
Author:
Timothy S. McLaren Phillip F. Ostwald
Format:
Paperback

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For undergraduate or graduate courses in Cost and Analysis Estimating in engineering, management, and technology settings. This popular text provides the latest principles and techniques for the evaluation of engineering design. The emphasis is on analysis and estimating, with loads of material in this first edition. It analyzes labor, material, accounting, and forecasting; then the theme of estimating is developed, with a study of methods, operations, and products. Included in this new edition is a chapter that introduces principles that deal with bringing inventions to the marketplace. A versatile and extremely usable text, chapter order can be adjusted and some chapters can be excluded, depending on student preparation and course objectives.

Product details

Author:
Phillip F. Ostwald, Timothy S. McLaren
Publisher:
PRENTICE HALL
ISBN:
9780131421271
Audience:
Academic
Pages:
580
Width (mm):
182
Length (mm):
241
Table of Contents:
(NOTE: Each chapter contains a summary, questions for discussion, problems, and a case study.) 1. Importance. 2. Labor Analysis. 3. Material Analysis. 4. Accounting Analysis. 5. Forecasting. 6. Estimating Methods. 7. Operation Estimating. 8. Product Estimating. 9. Cost Analysis. 10. Engineering Economy. 11. The Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, and Imaginamachina. Picture Lessons. Appendix A: Standard Normal and t Distributions. Appendix B: 10% and 20% Tables of Interest. Appendix C: 80% and 90% Tables of Learning Theory. References. Selected Answers. Index. SI Prefixes, SI Conversions.
Weight (g):
1020

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