Accession Number : AD0916001

Title :   Life Cycle Cost/System Effectiveness Evaluation and Criteria,

Corporate Author : BOEING CO SEATTLE WA

Personal Author(s) : Walker, G. A.

Report Date : 03 JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 71

Abstract : This document contains results of an independent research and development task on life cycle cost performed by Boeing Aerospace Company. This seven month study is Phase I of a planned continued effort and includes discussion on life cycle cost current state-of-the-art, a planned approach and recommendations on where emphasis should be placed to effectively perform cost analysis studies on new systems. Included is a bibliography of 160 documents relevant to life cycle cost, and an evaluation of 14 computer programs which provided the data base from which cost consideration elements and new criteria were developed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LIFE CYCLES, COSTS), (*COST ANALYSIS, STATE OF THE ART), (*COST EFFECTIVENESS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), RELIABILITY, MAINTENANCE, MAINTAINABILITY, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, ACQUISITION, PROCUREMENT, OPERATION, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA BASES, QUALITY ASSURANCE, PLANNING, MANPOWER, TRAINING, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, AIRCRAFT, GUIDED MISSILES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE