Contemporary Engineering Economics: A Canadian Perspective, Third Canadian Edition Plus Companion Website With Pearson Etext -- Access

by Chan S. Park, Ming J. Zuo, Ronald Pelot

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Engineers need to make informed financial decisions when acting as a team member or as a project manager on an engineering project. Contemporary Engineering Economics: A Canadian Perspective, Third Canadian Edition, provides sound and comprehensive coverage of engineering economics concepts as well as a thorough basis of understanding for financial project analysis and does so by incorporating contemporary critical decision-making tools.

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Dimensions: 964 Pages, 7.48 × 9.45 × 1.18 in

Published: February 15, 2011

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0321749650

ISBN - 13: 9780321749659

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Contemporary Engineering Economics: A Canadian Perspective, Third Canadian Edition Plus Companion Website With Pearson Etext -- Access

by Chan S. Park, Ming J. Zuo, Ronald Pelot

Format: Other

Dimensions: 964 Pages, 7.48 × 9.45 × 1.18 in

Published: February 15, 2011

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0321749650

ISBN - 13: 9780321749659

Table of Contents

PART 1        BASICS OF FINANCIAL DECISIONS Chapter 1         Engineering Economic Decisions Chapter 2         Understanding Financial Statements Chapter 3         Time Value of Money and Economic Equivalence Chapter 4         Understanding Money and Its Management   PART 2        EVALUATION OF BUSINESS AND ENGINEERING ASSETS Chapter 5         Analysis of Independent Projects                          Appendix 5A. Computing IRR for Nonsimple (Mixed) Investments Chapter 6         Comparing Mutually Exclusive Alternatives   PART 3        ANALYSIS OF PROJECT CASH FLOWS Chapter 7         Cost Concepts Relevant to Decision Making Chapter 8         Depreciation Chapter 9         Corporate Income Taxes Chapter 10       Developing Project Cash Flows   PART 4        SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGINEERING ECONOMICS Chapter 11&nb
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Engineers need to make informed financial decisions when acting as a team member or as a project manager on an engineering project. Contemporary Engineering Economics: A Canadian Perspective, Third Canadian Edition, provides sound and comprehensive coverage of engineering economics concepts as well as a thorough basis of understanding for financial project analysis and does so by incorporating contemporary critical decision-making tools.

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Engineers need to make informed financial decisions when acting as a team member or as a project manager on an engineering project. Contemporary Engineering Economics: A Canadian Perspective, Third Canadian Edition provides sound and comprehensive coverage of engineering economics concepts as well as a thorough basis of understanding for financial project analysis and does so by incorporating contemporary critical decision-making tools.

 

The Third Canadian Edition has been thoroughly updated including:

 

  • New Chapter 2: Understanding Financial Statements - expanded coverage to include financial statement analysis
  • New  Chapter 7: Cost Concepts Relevant to Decision Making - cost concepts are now in one dedicated chapter and the material ties back to the expanded financial reporting coverage in Chapter 2
  • New Chapter 16: Principles of Investing and Personal Income Tax - all personal investment material has been gathered into its own chapter for easy reference
  • Corporate and personal income tax information has been updated to be consistent with current Canada Revenue Agency rules
  • Chapter opening vignettes, illustrative examples and end-of-chapter problems have been thoroughly updated
  • New Short Cases that add relevance to the topics have been added to most chapters
  • New Companion Website

 

This text can be used for the full range of engineering disciplines including: industrial, civil, electrical, computer, aerospace, chemical and manufacturing engineering, as well as engineering technology.

 

The style is engaging, clear … and concise. The examples are well crafted and support the text well. The clarity of the explanations is perhaps the greatest strength.

--Ron Mackinnon, University of British Columbia

About the Author

Ming Zuo

Dr. Ming J. Zuo received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering from Shandong Institute of Technology, China, and a Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering, both from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA. He is currently Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. His research interests include system reliability analysis, maintenance modelling and optimization, signal processing, and fault diagnosis. The courses he has been teaching include engineering economics, reliability engineering, maintenance management, and optimization methods.

 

Ron Pelot

Dr. Ronald Pelot is a Professional Engineer and Professor of Industrial Engineering. He has taught Engineering Economics for over 20 years, bringing a great deal of practical and pedagogical experience as a co-author on this textbook. He also teaches operations research, decision and risk analysis, and industrial psychology, receiving the Daltech Award for Teaching Excellence in 1998. His principal area of research is in risk analysis, applied to a wide range of fields including maritime safety, maritime security, coastal zone management, critical infrastructure protection, environmental risks, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. These studies in turn have led to work on improving strategic and operational decision making, and in particular on optimal resource allocation.

Editorial Reviews

"The style is engaging, clear … and concise. The examples are well crafted and support the text well. The clarity of the explanations is perhaps the greatest strength."

--Ron Mackinnon, University of British Columbia

 

"The 'Canadian-ness' of this textbook is remarkable for a book that was adapted from a U.S. book."

-- Professor, University of British Columbia

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