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Projects that are proposed on the basis of what should be done are understood to be "wish list" items and can be readily ignored; those that are vague "lack engineering substance"; "qualitative results" are not believable and results with specific technical ramifications are generally not understood and therefore cannot be acted upon; while those projects that must be done are bothersome problem areas. On the other hand, projects that have a short payback period are readily understood and relished by management because they make the individual who proposed them and the manager who implemented them look good.


Cover of Variable Speed Drives, 4th Edition


what an engineer should take into account!!!