Parametric equations for estimating aircraft airframe costs

  • 111 Pages
  • 1.70 MB
  • English
Rand , Santa Monica
Airplanes, Military --
StatementJoseph P. Large, Harry G. Campbell, and David Cates.
Series[Report] - Rand Corporation ; R-1693-PA&E
ContributionsCampbell, Harry G., joint author., Cates, David, joint author.
LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-1693, TL685.3 .R3 R-1693
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 111 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4482270M
LC Control Number79310772

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A set of generalized equations for estimating development and production costs of aircraft airframes on the basis of such characteristics as aircraft weight and speed.

(Extensive investigation has shown that these characteristics explain cost variations better than any other objective parameters.)Cited by:   DTIC ADA Parametric Equations for Estimating Aircraft Airframe Costs Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

DTIC ADA Parametric Equations for Estimating Aircraft Airframe Costs by Defense Technical Information Center. Publication date This report presents generalized equations for estimating the development and production costs of aircraft airframes.

It provides separate cost estimating relationships (CERs) for engineering, tooling, manufacturing labor, and quality-control hours; manufacturing material, development support, and flight-test cost; and total program by: 5. Parametric Cost Analysis of Helicopters and 45 45 45 47 48 51 51 53 54 56 56 Advanced Rotorcraft Designs, September 58 3.

Development of Cost Estimating Methodologies for Composite Aircraft Structure and Components, November 4. Advanced Airframe Structural Materials: A Primer and Cost Estimating Methodology, July "Parametric Cost Analysis: A Tutorial," presented at the Second Joint National Conference of the National Estimating Society and the Institute of Cost Analysis, Washington DC, July.

Dean, E. (b). "Perspectives on Weight and Cost presented at the 49th Annual Conference of the Society of Allied Weight Engineers, Chandler AZ, May.

methods and models for aerospace composite manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing: civil aircraft and airframe demands. but parametric equations will act as an alterna.

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Analogous Estimating versus Parametric Estimating. Two estimating techniques that may appear on the PMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, and PMI-RMP exams are analogous estimating and parametric estimating. Parametric estimating is successful for often-repeated tasks, like building a six-story office building or painting office walls.

Because these tasks are common and frequent, there is a lot of data available. It is worthwhile for industry sources to compile and publish parametric estimating data. origin to the 'Standard Method of Estimating Comparative Direct Operating Costs of Turbine Powered Transport Airplanes' (Air Transport Association of America, Dec.

Most standard cost methods only estimate the direct operating costs of the aircraft. The total cost of owning and operating an aircraft is the sum ofFile Size: 1MB.

A methodology to estimate the cost implications of design decisions by integrating cost as a design parameter at an early design stage is presented. The model is developed on a hierarchical basis, the manufacturing cost of aircraft fuselage panels being analysed in this by:   Two primary sources were used to gather data.

The main source of data was the Cost Estimating System, Volume 2, Aircraft Cost Handbook, Book 1: Aircraft, Novemberwhich was prepared for the Air Force Cost Analysis Agent by Delta Research Corporation. This data source provided information on the F, F, F, B-1, C-5, C, and C Parametric estimating requires you to know some of the basics about your current project so that you can match it up with historical data.

First, you need. The Parametric Estimating Handbook is one of many key accomplishments achieved by the Joint Industry/Government Parametric Cost Estimating Initiative (PCEI).

Ina PCEI Executive Steering Committee (ESC), as shown in Figure P-2, was established to oversee the initiative, provide direction to the PCEI Working Group (WG) and Reinvention.

Systems engineering and program management costs include the costs of business management as well as the costs of engineering and technical control of a particular program. Systems test and evaluation costs are the costs associated with using specific hardware and software to validate that the engineered design meets the desired performance of Pages: Benefit Cost Analysis of Parametric Pricing Model for Procurement of F Aircraft Stephen Robert Peck This system of estimating costs has been deemed “parametric estimating.” The Lockheed Martin model looks for proposed process and made a determination as to the viability of proposing an airframe acquisition using parametric.

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The widely used DAPCA IV cost model for estimating aircraft acquisition cost is based on Department of Defense data and thus, not surprisingly, overpredicts the cost of general aviation (GA) aircraft.

These equations were modified by the author for use as a tool for aircraft design classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in File Size: 62KB. The Airframe Cost Model is a simple on-line model for estimating the development and production costs of aircraft airframes that is suitable for use in a program's conceptual stage when little detailed information is available.

A Parametric Cost Model for Estimating Operating and Support Costs of U.S. Navy Aircraft Article December with 53 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Mustafa Donmez. Parametric Estimating. A quicker and cheaper alternative to bottom-up estimating utilizes a mathematical model that allows the prediction of the cost of a.

Roberto!. AAX May StanfordUniversity!!!!. Experimental Aircraft Parameter Estimation AAX, May 14Stanford University Roberto A. BungeFile Size: 1MB. Large, Campbell, and Cates: Parametric Equations for Estimating Aircraft Airframe Costs provided an update to earlier research conducted by Levenson and Barro () of the RAND Corporation.

Large, Campbell, and Cates () goal was to derive equations through multiple. Deferred Maintenance Guide Parametric Estimating Guide 1 1. Purpose This guide describes the NASA Deferred Maintenance (DM) Parametric Estimating Method.

The DM Method was developed and tested inand fully implemented on all NASA facilities to produce the Agency estimate of Deferred Maintenance for the annual Agency Accountability Report. A PARAMETRIC COST MODEL FOR ESTIMATING OPERATING AND SUPPORT COSTS OF U.S.

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This also reduces engineering overhead costs and frees up the engineering team to focus on more critical tasks. Speed – Estimating output increased by up to 80%.

other hand. estimating realistic costs and schedule baselines is certainly important for efficient job control. Most parametric costs estimating approaches described in the literature use statistical analysis techniques (Garza and Rouhana, ; and Creese and Li.

Parametric cost estimating is a parametric technique uses regression or other statistical methods to develop Cost Estimating Relationships (CERs). A CER is an equation used to estimate a given cost element using an established relationship with one or more independent variables. The relationship may be mathematically simple or it may involve a.

DIRECTORATE OF ENGINEERING SUPPORT HISTORICAL AIR FORCE CONSTRUCTION COST HANDBOOK form of parametric estimating. Unit costs for DOD Medical facilities include Category A and B equipment, but do not include Category E and F equipment costs.

Unit costs for Administrative Facilities do not include Pre-wired workstations or. The purpose of this research was to develop parametric Design-to-Cost models for selected major subsystems of certain helicopters.

This was accomplished by analyzing the relationships between historical production costs and certain design parameters which are available during the preliminary design phase of the life cycle. Several potential contributions Cited by: 1. Chapter 8 Weight Estimation Introduction Statistical weight equations, although capable of producing landing gear group weights quickly and generally accurately, do not respond to all the variations in landing gear design parameters.

In addition, the equations are largely dependent on the database of existing Size: KB.Large Projects in Aerospace Business (LPAB) notoriously face significant delays and cost overruns. The starting point is: reduction of risk for both deviations between planned and actual cost and time would increase profitability of a project.- airframe design/analysis - configuration control - systems engineering Tooling - simple model for estimating the development and production costs of aircraft airframes - based on military jet data - correlation with empty weight, max.

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