Chapter 1. What's It All About?

  1. Richard Hill and
  2. George Solt

Published Online: 30 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470768570.ch1

Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers

Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers

How to Cite

Hill, R. and Solt, G. (2010) What's It All About?, in Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470768570.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470546017

Online ISBN: 9780470768570

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Keywords:

  • What's It All About, and wealth creation by innovations in technology - good engineers, not, primarily technologists;
  • design, meeting objectives - best use of resources, labor, materials and energy;
  • engineering problems, answers varying - depending on conditions of time and place

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • It's all about Money

  • Engineering Activities

  • Economic Engineering

  • Who Benefits?

  • Where's The Technology?

  • What's a Project?

  • How do we Build it?

  • The Contracting Industry

  • Summary