Modelling the life cycle cost of aero-engine maintenance


Wong, James, Scanlan, James P. and Eres, Murat H. (2008) Modelling the life cycle cost of aero-engine maintenance. In, Curran, Richard, Chou, Shuo-Yan and Trappey, Amy (eds.) Collaborative Product and Service Life Cycle Management for a Sustainable World. 15th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering London, UK, Springer, 233-240.

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This paper presents an approach of modelling the maintenance Life Cycle Cost (LCC) of an aero-engine which links the capabilities of hierarchical modelling and discrete-event simulation (DES) tools. It follows up on work previously done on a component level hierarchical cost estimation model. It is concluded that, as the calculation of a LCC involves a highly diverse set of representations and processes, it is undesirable to use a single software tool to undertake this task. This work seeks to demonstrate how different modelling paradigms should be used in tandem to produce an elegant solution. The individual parts of the model and the results generated are presented and discussed. Essentially, the approach shows how a design parameter can be linked to the resultant LCC to help form cause and effect relationships.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 1848009712 (hardback)
9781848009714 (hardback)
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Keywords: life cycle cost, cost modelling, cost engineering, aerospace engines, gas turbines
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences > Computational Engineering and Design
ePrint ID: 65636
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2009
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:47
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/65636

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