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Systems cost engineering : program affordability management and cost control

Author: Dale Shermon
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Gower, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to the rationale and value of cost engineering in a different industry or program context. It includes chapters that explore different applications of parametrics, based on real-life case  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Shermon
ISBN: 9780566088612 0566088614
OCLC Number: 305418941
Notes: "Edited by Dale Shermon"--Cover.
"The inspiration to compile a book came from Dale Shermon, but the contents have been gathered from the team of consultants at PRICE Systems ..."--Acknowledgements.
Description: xviii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
How to--
appreciate parametrics --
How to--
estimate using parametrics --
How to--
prepare bids faster with fewer resources --
How to--
prepare a focused business plan --
How to--
validate quotations from suppliers --
How to--
manage a program effectively --
How to--
achieve accuracy in cost engineering --
How to--
accomplish quality assurance --
How to--
estimate through life --
How to--
estimate technology maturity --
How to--
assess software --
How to--
analyse risk and uncertainty --
How to--
influence project strategy --
How to--
consider technology insertion --
How to--
develop cost-effective alternatives --
How to--
tackle the system of systems challenge --
How to--
create home-grown parametric models --
How to--
successfully conduct life-cycle costing --
How to--
accomplish knowledge retention --
How to--
present the results --
How to--
adopt parametrics --
The history of parametrics.
Responsibility: Dale Shermon [and others].
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