An accessible introduction to optimization analysis using spreadsheets
Updated and revised, Optimization Modeling with Spreadsheets, Third Edition emphasizes model-building skills in optimization analysis. By emphasizing both spreadsheet modeling…
Provides a modern presentation that eliminates the seven limitations of past and present engineering economics texts:
Contains the 12-FACTOR Calculator, an Excel spreadsheet designed by author to provide the values of the 12 factors of …
…Powell and Batt's emphasis on using simple spreadsheet models to gain business insight (which is, after all, the name of the game) is what makes this book stand head and shoulders above the rest. This clear and practical book deserves a place on the shelf of every…
…Additional material is available online providing relevant spreadsheets and simulation files for all the models and examples presented in the book.
Emphasizes practical issues and examples of decision making with applications in engineering design and management
Featuring a blend of theoretical and analytical aspects, Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management presents multiple perspectives…
This book starts with the basic ideas in uncertainty propagation using Monte Carlo methods and the generation of random variables and stochastic processes for some common distributions encountered in engineering applications. It then introduces a class of powerful simulation techniques called…
Soil Properties and their Correlations, Second Edition
Michael Carter, Geotechnical Consultant (Retired), UK
Stephen P Bentley, Reader in Engineering Geology, Cardiff University, UK
An essential guide to improving preliminary geotechnical analysis and design from limited…
…Featuring introductory coverage on how simulation works and why it matters, the Second Edition expands coverage on static simulation and the applications of spreadsheets to perform simulation.
The new edition also introduces the use of the open source…
…A comprehensive suite of software tools is available for download, consisting of Excel spreadsheets, with some public domain models such as HY-8 culvert design, and software with public domain readers such as Mathematica, Maple and TK solver.
…It is also a valuable reference for researchers and practitioners in the fields of computational statistics, engineering, and computer science who use statistical modeling techniques.