COST BASIS FOR AVAILABILITY TARGET SETTING

Simple models relating life cycle costs to plant availability are considered. The component costs are examined. The problem of total cost minimisation as a function of availability is considered. The outcome is the affirmation of a simple method of plant availability target setting based on capital costs. Some representative cases are discussed and design guides suggested. Order from BSRA as No. 54,852.

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 125

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331583
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Proc
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM