Application of the Engineering Economic Analysis Process and Life Cycle Concepts to Advanced Production and Manufacturing Systems

  • James A. Bontadelli


When a management decision is being contemplated regarding investment in an advanced production and manufacturing system project, the potential impact on the firm’s competitiveness may be significant. But what if the economic analysis of the project has not been done well? Not only is the decision maker handicapped (probably without realizing it), but the longer term survival of the firm itself may be endangered.


Cash Flow Flexible Manufacturing System Feasible Alternative Discount Cash Flow Hurdle Rate 
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