Book, Financial Engineering


Otto Berger Goldman, a consulting engineer and professor of heat engineering at the Oregon State Agricultural College, published thes "text for consulting, managing and designing engineers and for students" in 1920. It was inteneded to assist engineers in determining the "financial efficiency of undertakings." In addition to an introduction, the book includes chapters on cost segregation, fundamental financial calculations, basic costs, vestances, unit cost determination, determination of size of a system for best financial efficience, and determination of type and size of units. A second edition would appear in 1923.

This copy of the book is from the personal library of mining engineer William F. Eberth (1905-1976), who spent fifteen years of his career with the Atomic Energy Commission working in South Africa.

Date Made: 1920

Maker: Goldman, O. B.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Oregon

Subject: MathematicsEconomics


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Credit Line: Gift of W. F. Eberth

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.319872.05Accession Number: 1975319872Catalog Number: 319872.05

Object Name: Book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.3 cm x 14.5 cm x 22 in; 29/32 in x 5 23/32 in x 55.88 cm


Record Id: nmah_904771

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