Engineering Economics and Economic Design for Process Engineers: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Engineering Economics and Economic Design for Process Engineers

1st Edition

By Thane Brown

CRC Press

368 pages

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Engineers often find themselves tasked with the difficult challenge of developing a design that is both technically and economically feasible. A sharply focused, how-to book, Engineering Economics and Economic Design for Process Engineers provides the tools and methods to resolve design and economic issues. It helps you integrate technical a

Table of Contents

Introduction. SECTION I: ENGINEERING ECONOMICS. The Economic Side of Engineering. Time Value of Money. Estimating Investments. Estimating Production Cost. Economic Evaluation Methods. SECTION II: ECONOMIC DESIGN. Economic Design: A Model. Defining Objectives. Creating Options: Flow Sheet Development. Creating Options: Creating The List. Option/Alternate Analysis. Economic Design Case Studies. APPENDICES: Definitions. Inflation Indices. Compound Interest Tables. Equipment Pricing Data. Project Phases: Inputs and Outputs.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical