Book, Financial Engineering

Book, Financial Engineering

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Book
date made
1920
maker
Goldman, O. B.
place made
United States: Oregon
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
ID Number
MA.319872.05
accession number
1975319872
catalog number
319872.05
Credit Line
Gift of W. F. Eberth
subject
Mathematics
Economics
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