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Low life cycle cost design study for paratransit vehicles

J. A Bartol

Low life cycle cost design study for paratransit vehicles

by J. A Bartol

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Published by The Administration, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
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    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Cost of operation,
  • Automobiles -- Maintenance and repair

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.A. Bartol, J.G. prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation, Administration, Office of Technology Development and Deployment
    ContributionsBishop, J. G, United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Technology Development and Deployment
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14943491M

    A Life Cycle Cost (LCC) analysis was conducted on the Nissan Leaf in order to estimate the total economic impact over its life cycle under Australian conditions. © The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. Peer-review under responsibility of the scientific committee of the 24th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle by: For a given design, LCCA estimates the total cost of the resulting building, from initial construction through operation and maintenance, for some portion of the life of the building (generally referred to as the LCCA “study life”). By comparing the life cycle costs of various design configurations, LCCA can explore trade-offs between low File Size: 1MB.

    Life‐Cycle Assessment for Transportation Decision‐making 3 movement. Furthermore, these ancillary processes rely on a supply chain to provide materials, sub‐processes, services, and other activities, possibly far from where the vehicle operates. LCAs of transportation systems have shown thatFile Size: KB. the life-cycle cost analysis. The determination of life-cycle costs of alternative pavement types is an important. part of a rational means for decision making. An appropriate and non-biased method for life-cycle cost analysis is articulated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in Demonstration Project No. (FHWA, ).

    ABC’s of Life Cycle Cost Analysis • An informed decision is a responsible decision • Life Cycle Cost Analysis is a process of evaluating total costs over the life of an asset • The analysis provides a means to compare the costs of alternatives • Reasonable assumptions can simplify the analysis and still result in a useful comparison. LIFE CYCLE COST ANALYSIS FOR INDOT PAVEMENT DESIGN PROCEDURES 4. Report Date March 6. Performing Organization Code 7. Author(s) Geoffrey Lamptey, Muhammad Ahmad, Samuel Labi and Kumares Sinha 8. Performing Organization Report No. FHWA/IN/JTRP/28 9. Performing Organization Name and Address.


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Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Technology Development and Deployment.; ASL Engineering Inc.]. Get this from a library. Low life cycle cost paratransit design study: final report.

[Philip H Schneider; David D Norton; Dutcher Industries.; United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration.]. A preliminary design and cost study was performed for a low life cycle cost paratransit vehicle. The manufacturing technique and cost analysis were based on limited production of units per year for a ten year period.

The vehicle configuration re Author: J A Bartol, J G Bishop. This chapter discusses a life cycle-based cost-benefit analysis framework to serve as decision-support for policy makers in lieu of emerging alternative vehicle technologies. The proposed tool evaluates based on two main impacts: net ownership costs and net external by: 2.

Abstract: Life cycle costing is one of the most effective cost- approaches when we choose a solution from series of alternative so the least long-term cost ownership is achieved.

Life cycle costing in railway industry has been focused on the prediction of investment of railway vehicles. But in today, the life cycle cost (LCC) prediction on total railway system is highly by: • IUT study has calculated the life cycle cost (LCC) of five MRT modes namely Metro Rail, Mono Rail, Light Rail (separately for at grade and elevated), Bus Rapid Transit and City bus Services.

• A hypothetical case of a 20 km corridor having a phpdt of 15, was assumed for each mode. • The LCC was calculated for 30 year life cycle for File Size: KB. The model was applied to the case of Thailand. The life cycle cost of 13 different alternative vehicle technologies in Thailand have been calculated and the tax structure analyzed.

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A preliminary design and cost study was performed for a low life cycle cost paratransit vehicle. The manufacturing technique and cost analysis were based on limited production of units per year for a ten year period.

The vehicle configuration resembles a small van which will carry six passengers including a passenger confined to wheelchair. A low floor is standard, and ramps can be provided to Author: P H Schneider, D D Norton.

Life Cycle Assessment of Road A Pilot Study for Inventory Analysis Second Revised Edition Håkan Stripple B E seen from a life cycle assessment perspective which includes a system of direct road work, materials, transportation and peripheral equipment, etc.

low emission vehicles Asphalt road, cold method, low emission vehicles. For a given design, different logistic solutions are possible, Figure 1: The iterative process of ILS depending on the specific Customer and the size of his fleet, to reduce the Life Cycle Cost (LCC) without The initial loops of the process analyse the Customer vision impairing the operational use of the Size: KB.

Purpose Herein is reported an application of life cycle analysis (LCA), using the Methodology for the Ecodesign of Energy Using Products (MEEUP), in order to assess the influence of some design.

The quality remains the same. The development of a life-cycle cost tool allows for the examination of various design options to determine which pavement type is the most cost +effective over the total life-cycle of the pavement.

Key Words: Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Road Construction, Highway Construction. INTRODUCTION. Typical industrial-consumer system life cycle for two users. MODELS Modeling is a useful tool when one seeks to study system performance and cost character- istics.

Fisher [43] states that a cost model may be viewed as an integrating device designed to facilitate the analytical process of bringing. Useful Life of Transit Buses and Vans Final Report REPORT DOCUMENTATION PAGE Form Approved OMB No.

Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions,File Size: 2MB. cycle costs and not only manufacturing costs (Blanchard, ). Life cycle costs are defined as "discounted cumulative total costs incurred by a specified function or item of equipment over its life cycle" (ISO).

As a synonym, the term "total cost of ownership" is also often used (Kara, ). Up to 75% of life cycle costs are. year range.

The study also showed that total annual costs tend to decline only marginally after 9 years. Based on the results of this study, extending the District’s target life beyond 9 years may only provide marginal cost savings. Vehicle life cycle tends to follow the economic concept of marginal utility.

Such minimal saving should be.Life Cycle Costing. Purpose Life Cycle Costing (LCC) is an important economic analysis used in the selection of alternatives that impact both pending and future costs. It compares initial investment options and identifies the least cost alternatives for a twenty year period.Equipment life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) is typically used as one component of the equipment fleet management process and allows the fleet manager to make repair,equipment replacement, and retention decisions on the basis of a given piece of equipment’s economic life.