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Operations Profile: Boeing: Relying on Learning Curves for Cost Analysis and Pricing Decisions

            What Are Learning Curves?

            Applications of Learning Curves

            Approaches to Solving Learning Curve Problems

                        Arithmetic Approach

                        Logarithmic Approach

                        Use of Table of Learning Curve Coefficient Values

                        Considerations for Employing Learning Curves

            Learning Curves in Cost Estimation

            Limitations of Learning Curves

                        Module Summary

                        Key Terms

                        Discussion and Review Questions

                        Solved Problems


                        Case Study E.1: Estimating the Cost of a Drilling Platform