UAH

Tutorial Series 4: Life-Cycle Cost Analysis by Reliability Failure Analysis – 80 Hours

    • Session 1: Part Life-Cycle Costs Optimization – 40 Hours
      • Deterministic
      • Life-Cycle Simulation
        • Selection of Part Alternatives
          • Design Requirements
          • Reliability Requirements
          • Acquisition Costs
        • Repair Cost Model
          • Direct Labor
          • Direct Materials
          • Direct Overhead
          • Fixed Costs
          • Specialty Tools Cost
        • Part Logistical Cost Model
          • Spare Part Costs
          • Acquisition
          • Inventory Carrying
          • Emergency Spare
          • Lost Opportunity Cost Model

    • Session 2: Assembly Life-Cycle Costs Analysis – 24 Hours
      • Characterization of Assembly Mission RAM
      • Mission & Life-Cycle Simulation
      • Trade Study & Sensitivity Analysis

    • Session 3: System Life-Cycle Costs Analysis – 16 Hours
      • Characterization of System Mission RAM
      • Mission & Life-Cycle Simulation
      • Trade Study & Sensitivity Analysis


The student will learn: (1) the algorithmic and simulation characterization of deterministic and distributed part life-cycle cost analysis to select the cost optimum part that meets the system requirement, and (2) the algorithmic and simulation characterization of deterministic and distributed assembly and system life-cycle cost analysis to achieve the cost optimum design configuration that meets the system requirement.