Accession Number:

AD0884151

Title:

Engineering Design Handbook System Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

416.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this handbook is to provide a text and reference material in System Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness. It is intended for those technical, scientific, management, and administrative personnel who are responsible for preparing information, making decisions or reviewing decisions made by others regarding life-cycle cost, system effectiveness availability, dependability, capability, or technical feasibility of a system or equipment at any phase in its life cycle. The handbook consists of four chapters 1 an introduction to the concept of system analysis and cost-effectiveness 2 a basic framework, or general methodological approach, for conducting and reviewing cost-effectiveness or system analysis studies 3 a set of techniques linear programming, queueing theory, simulation, etc. that can be used for performing cost-effectiveness and system analysis studies and 4 a review of the basic mathematical and statistical concepts that underlie the scientific approach in the system analysiscost-effectiveness process.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE