Accession Number : AD0725828

Title :   Cost Criteria in Weapon Systems Analysis and Force Studies,

Corporate Author : ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (COMPTROLLER) WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hoch,Saul

Report Date : 16 AUG 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The paper concerns itself with the application, interpretation, and estimation of costs in cost-effectiveness or systems-analysis studies. The first part deals with the manner in which costs are used in or applied to such studies. The secnd part deals with the relative merits of two types of studies to which these cost problems are relevant - dynamic studies and static studies. Finally, the paper discusses some of the problems involved in the initial estimation of system costs. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COST EFFECTIVENESS, WEAPON SYSTEMS), (*COSTS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING), DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, VALUE ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE