Real-world, "how-to," and conversational in approach, this introduction to engineering economics focuses on the basics--with minimal mathematics and theory. Extensive real-world engineering problems show readers how to "attack" the variety of situations they will likely encounter on the job. Includes worked example problems throughout. Cashflows. Single Payment. Multiple Payments. Payback Period. Present Worth. Future Worth. Annual Worth. Rate of Return. Benefit-Cost Ratio. Comparison. Depreciation. Income Tax. Replacement Analysis. For practicing engineers, technologists, technicians, scientists.