Estimating and Costing for the Metal Manufacturing Industries

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CRC Press, Aug 25, 1992 - 280 pages
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This practical reference/text provides a thorough overview of cost estimating as applied to various manufacturing industries, with special emphasis on metal manufacturing concerns. It presents examples and study problems illustrating potential applications and the techniques involved in estimating costs.;Containing both US and metric units for easy conversion of world-wide manufacturing data, Estimating and Costing for the Metal Manufacturing Industries: outlines professional societies and publications dealing with cost estimating and cost analysis; details the four basic metalworking processes - machining, casting, forming, and joining; reveals five techniques for capital cost estimating, including the new AACE International's Recommended Practice 16R-90 and the new knowledge and experience method; discusses the effect of scrap rates and operation costs upon unit costs; offers four formula methods for conceptual cost estimating and examines material-design-cost relationships; describes cost indexes, cost capacity factors, multiple-improvement curves, and facility cost estimation techniques; offers a generalized metal cutting economics model for comparison with traditional economic models; and more.;Estimating and Costing for the Metal Manufacturing Industries serves as an on-the-job, single-source reference for cost, manufacturing, and industrial engineers and as a text for upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students in cost estimating, engineering economics, and production operations courses.;A Solutions manual to the end-of-chapter problems is available free of charge to instructors only. Requests for the manual must be made on official school stationery.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Cost Estimation
11
Costing
23
Analysis of Overhead Expenses
35
BreakEven Analysis
51
Depreciation Taxes Cash Flow and Time Value
67
Costing for Materials with Design Considerations
85
Conceptual Cost Estimating Techniques
99
Bask Costing for Welding Processes
149
Bask Costing for Casting Processes
177
Basic Costing for Forging Processes
195
Cost Indexes Cost Capacity Factors and Improvement Curves
211
Facility Capital Cost Estimation and the Estimation
225
Appendix
253
Index
267
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Basic Costing for Machining Processes
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