17 - Operation and Support cost Retirement and Disposal...

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Chapter 17 Design for Affordability
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2 Introduction: life-cycle costing Cost vs. performance (Figure 17.1) What happens when we estimate the costs wrong? Acquisition cost vs. total system life- cycle cost (Figure 17.2)
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3 Cost considerations in the system life-cycle Conceptual design Preliminary system design Detail system design Production/construction, utilization, support, etc.
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4 Life-cycle cost components Research and Development cost Production and Construction cost
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Unformatted text preview: Operation and Support cost Retirement and Disposal cost 5 Developing Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) Identify all anticipated program activities that will generate costs over the life cycle foe each alternative under consideration Relate each activity to a specific category in CBS Create matrix/table (e.g. a computer-based spreadsheet) to record costs by year for each applicable category in the life cycle...
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