Engineering Economics for Aviation and Aerospace

This book applies the principles and techniques of engineering economics and financial analysis to the aviation and aerospace fields. It incorporates both theory and application to provide practitioners and students of aviation and industrial economics with the knowledge to effectively choose among economic alternatives. The book opens with an introduction to the air transport industry and a grounding in the foundations of engineering economics and finance. These are followed by in-depth treatment of the following topics: annuities and gradient series; nominal and effective interest rates; present worth; annual worth; rate of return; cost-benefit analysis of public sector projects; break-even and payback period; uncertainty, risk analysis, and simulation; depreciation, replacement, and abandonment; engineering cost estimation; financial statements; financial ratios; and decision theory. Each chapter contains discussion questions and problems to reinforce the knowledge learned.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 588p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01673478
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781138185777
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 2018 4:48PM