Accession Number : AD0739436
Title : Linear Indifference Contracting for Maintainability and Reliability.
Descriptive Note : Research rept.,
Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Reynolds,Richard L.
Report Date : MAY 1971
Pagination or Media Count : 82
Abstract : The paper presents an incentive contracting plan for Reliability and Maintainability based on the life cycle support cost of the item. The contract is lot for the system with the lowest life cycle support cost. The purchase price is determined by the field performance of the equipment. The concept for consumer indifference to field performance is incorporated and thereby leads to no rejection of the product. (Author)
Descriptors : (*GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT, COST EFFECTIVENESS), (*CONTRACTS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), (*ARMY EQUIPMENT, MAINTAINABILITY), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MAINTENANCE, RELIABILITY, QUALITY CONTROL, REGRESSION ANALYSIS, CONFIDENCE LIMITS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, THESES
Subject Categories : Administration and Management
Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE