A revision of the very successful first edition with all chapters thoroughly reviewed and updated. Presents a means of rapid, inexpensive financial comparison among a group of projects as well as the more mathematically sophisticated, popular, but not necessarily accurate methods. The chapter on depreciation has been rewritten to reflect new tax laws. Discusses the impact of interest rates and income tax considerations on project evaluation. Includes expanded use of small computers with practical BASIC programs for computing depreciation, cash flow, present value, and more.