Military Airframe Costs: The Effects of Advances Materials and Manufacturing Processes

Military Airframe Costs: The Effects of Advances Materials and Manufacturing Processes

by Obaid Younossi, Michael Kennedy, John C. Graser
     
 

Analyzes the effects of materials and manufacturing techniques on airframe costs and explores the implications of these effects on acquisition policy.See more details below

Overview

Analyzes the effects of materials and manufacturing techniques on airframe costs and explores the implications of these effects on acquisition policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833030368
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Figures
Tables
Summary
Acknowledgments
Acronyms
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Material Characteristics7
Ch. 3Manufacturing Techniques41
Ch. 4Airframe Cost Information55
Ch. 5Airframe Cost-Estimating Methodology83
Ch. 6Applying the Results97
App. AStress-Strain Diagram111
App. BAircraft Weight Definitions113
App. CAircraft Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Levels (From Military Specification 881)115
App. DAirframe Development Cost-Estimating Relationships127
App. ESubjects of the Three Rand Studies on Industry Initiatives Designed to Reduce the Cost of Producing Military Aircraft129
Bibliography133
Recommended Readings139

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