THE DEVELOPMENT OF MEASURES OF SERVICE AVAILABILITY. VOLUME III: APPLICATION GUIDELINE MANUAL

The document presents guidelines for the establishment and control of service availability during the planning, procurement, and operational phases of an AGT system. It is intended to serve the following interests and functions: (1) System Buyer - To establish realistic level-of-service criteria, to evaluate supplier proposals, and to assess the impact of design changes during system design and construction; (2) System Supplier - To assess impact of equipment failure characteristics, to determine compliance with performance specification, and to assess the impact of reliability/maintainability enhancement; (3) System Operator - To establish performance monitoring information needs, to monitor system performance, to assess the effectiveness of failure management strategies.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also RRIS 11 197361; Bulletin 7902. Also available in set of 3 reports PC E08, PB-294 803-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Battelle Columbus Laboratories

    505 King Avenue
    Columbus, OH  USA  43201

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • Leis, R D
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 87 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197364
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-MA-06-0048-78-4Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1283
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM