Cost Estimating Relationships for Manufacturing Hardware Cost of Howitzer Carriages and Recoil Mechanisms.
ARMY WEAPONS COMMAND ROCK ISLAND ILL COST ANALYSIS DIV
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Cost estimating relationships CERs for predicting the in-house manufacturing hardware unit costs for carriages and recoil mechanisms during the early stages of weapon system development are discussed in this study. Independent variables which were more likely to be known early in development were selected as cost drivers. Four CERs are presented for estimating recoil mechanism unit cost in order of decreasing goodness of fit, two CERs are presented for estimating carriage unit cost, and one additional CER is presented for estimating the sum of the recoil mechanism and carriage unit cost. Each of the above CERs exhibit a correlation at a ten percent level F-test or better. Author
- Economics and Cost Analysis