Accession Number : AD0739017

Title :   Optimization of Overhaul Costs for Multi-Functional Systems with Degradation.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Jaffe,Marshall I.

Report Date : MAY 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : The paper contains an automated algorithm designed to determine the optimal overhead cost for systems designed to perform at sequentially degraded functional levels. Development of the algorithm is focused upon the theory of the Markovian process and principles of dynamic programming. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MAINTENANCE, COSTS), (*DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, ALGORITHMS), STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, RELIABILITY, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, OPTIMIZATION, THESES

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE