The Consolidated Oil Company must install antipollution equipment in a new refinery to meet federal clean-air standards.

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The Consolidated Oil Company must install antipollution equipment in a new refinery to meet federal clean-air standards. Four design alternatives are being considered, which will have capital investment and annual operating expenses as shown below. Assuming a useful life of 8 years for each design, no market value, a desired MARR of 10% per year, determine which design should be selected on the basis of the PW method. Confirm your selection by using the FW and AW methods. Which rule (Section 6.2.2) applies? Why?

Design Capital Investment Annual Expenses D1 $780,000 728,000 $600,000 D2 1,240,000 1,600,000 D3 574,000 D4

MARR
Minimum Acceptable Rate of Return (MARR), or hurdle rate is the minimum rate of return on a project a manager or company is willing to accept before starting a project, given its risk and the opportunity cost of forgoing other...
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Engineering Economy

ISBN: 978-0133439274

16th edition

Authors: William G. Sullivan, Elin M. Wicks, C. Patrick Koelling

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