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Whole Life Appraisal. for Construction
John Wiley and Sons Ltd, November 2004, Pages: 192
Whole life appraisal entails a review not just of the capital costs of a project, but also the running and maintenance costs and is increasingly being required by clients seeking maximum value for money. This new book provides an introduction to the subject, discusses issues such as investment appraisal and life expectancy of components, and shows by means of case studies how to carry out a whole life appraisal.
Whole life appraisal – an overview; Whole life appraisal: preliminary concepts ; An overview of whole life appraisal ; Whole life appraisal at the planning and design stage; Discounting and the time value of money; Data sources for whole life appraisal; Operations and maintenance; A practical approach to whole life appraisal for construction; Taxation and whole life appraisal; Integrated Logistic Support (ILS); A case study; Summary and conclusions; Glossary of terms
Roger Flanagan University of Reading.
Carol Jewell University of Reading.