Livre : « From Product Description to Cost »

From Product Description to Cost: A Practical Approach

Volume 1: The Parametric Approach

From Product Description to Cost

Volume 1: « The Parametric Approach » cost estimating is introduced; the preparation of data before utilization is discussed; the basic concepts of ‘general’ cost estimating models are examined; the use of cost models is considered and finally, risk analysis is introduced.

Contents: Part 1: Cost Estimating: A definition.- Cost Measurement.- Overview of Cost Estimating.- ‘Elementary Cost Estimating’.- An Introduction To Parametrics for the Beginner.- Part 2: Data Collection.- Economic Conditions and Currencies.- The Cost Improvement Curves.- Plant Capacity and Workload.- Other Normalizations.- Part 3: Definition of a General Model.- Building a General Model.- New Concepts in General Modelization.- Modelization in Other Classes.- A Word about the Future.- Part 4: Using a Specific Model.- Using a General Model.- Introduction to Risk Analysis.- Auditing Parameters.

2006 XVIII, 299 p. 88 illus. Hardcover
Decision Engineering
ISBN 1-85233-973-X


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