Affordability Engineering for Better Alternative Selection and Risk Reduction – ICEAA 2014
is an integral part of the system engineering approach. Closely coupled to understanding technical issues, it seeks to use a common set of methods. Analysis can focus on the subsystem, system, and mission levels and is performed for the entire program life cycle. Typical products of an affordability analysis include cost-effectiveness analyses, risk analyses, and total ownership cost estimates. An affordability analysis synthesizes information from three basic areas: mission analysis, technical analysis, and cost analysis.
Affordability Engineering is An Attitude Not A Technique…
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