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Finance and Accounting for Energy Engineers

1st Edition

By S. Bobby Rauf

Fairmont Press

287 pages

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Hardback: 9781439851937
pub: 2010-11-10
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Description

Understanding finance and accounting principles is important in interfacing and conducting business with accountants, financial analysts, and members of upper management. In a relatively simple and easy-to-understand manner, this book familiarizes professionals with decision making skills founded on financial calculations and quantitative analysis. It covers finance and accounting ratios and other metrics; income statements, balance sheets, cash flow, and working capital concepts; inventory concepts; life cycle, period, direct, and indirect costs; and energy performance contracting. Each chapter concludes with a list of questions or problems for self-assessment and knowledge affirmation purposes. Answers to the questions are at the back of the book.

Table of Contents

Finance, Accounting, Definitions, Concepts & Organizational Structures

Break-Even Analysis Concepts & Analysis

Energy Engineering Economics

Financial Reporting Requirements

Income Statements & Balance Sheets, Cash Flow & Working Capital

Financial Metrics & Ratios: Payback Period, Future Value, Present Value, Time Value of Money Conversions

Depreciation Alternatives

Inventory Concepts

Electric & Gas Bill Schedules, Calculations & Analysis

Types of Costs, Life Cycle Costs & Repair vs. Replace Decisions & Analysis

Energy Performance Contracting & ESCOs: Business, Economic & Financial Perspective

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS027000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy