Accession Number : AD0719395

Title :   The Problems of Estimating Costs of Naval Ships,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C PROGRAM IN LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Benderly,Jason ; Solomon,Henry ; Yu,Kian C.

Report Date : 30 DEC 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : Problems discussed in the paper are those relating to methodology for estimating costs of new naval vessels at the preliminary design stage. Traditional approaches are discussed and evaluated with the benefit of numerical results. The importance of economic and engineering variables is considered and alternative procedures are proposed for their use. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHIPS, CONSTRUCTION), (*COSTS, *NAVAL PROCUREMENT), (*NAVAL VESSELS, COSTS), MERCHANT VESSELS, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, FACTOR ANALYSIS, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, PROBLEM SOLVING, LOGISTICS, REGRESSION ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE