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1. What is the equation for the learning curve?

2. What is the goal of robust design?

3. Ratio scale


5. Write down a formula for a normal distribution

6. What can management do to mitigate the risk associated with infusing new technologies?

7. What is the difference between price and cost?

8. Strengths of TOPSis...

9. If you have a two values on a CDF what is the probability of getting a value between them?

10. What are the different types of UTEs?

11. What is TCM? What is the size and what value can it take?

12. What are properties of a CDF?

13. What is the definition of inflation?

14. What is satisficing - what is optimizing?

15. Why use uniform dist for input variables (Gap Analysis)

16. What is TIM? What is the size and what value can it take?

17. Weaknesses of TOPSis...

18. You have a group of 5 dice. You roll the groups and sum the results of the 5 dice 4 times. What is the sample size? What are you sampling?

19. 3 Probabilistic Design Methods

20. TIES Step 7: Assess Technology

21. What does TOPSIS stand for?

22. What does CDF stand for?

23. TIF

24. With 15 technologies - what is the number of possible combinations?

25. TIES Step 3: Model and Simulation

26. 4 Measures of Dispersion

27. What can be done about uncertainty in requirement?

28. Assumptions Used in TOPSis...

29. TIES Step 4: Investigate Design Space

30. Show and explain a pareto frontier

31. What are K- factors applied to?

32. How do you get the CDF from the PDF?

33. 3 Measures of Central Tendency (& Defs)

34. TIES Step 8: Selecting Technology

35. What is another name for a normal distribution?

36. What is the notation for a standard normal distribution?

37. TIES Step 1: Problem Definition

38. Define fixed cost and variable cost.

39. Other than infusing technologies - how can you create design space?

40. Name the advantages of UTE.

41. What are the parameters for a standard normal distribution?

42. 8 Steps in TIES

43. How is inflation measured?

44. Why do we use a sample?

45. What is the definition of ROI?

46. Does TIES use MADM or MODM? Why?

47. TIES Step 6: Identify Technology

48. Why are scaling parameters important?

49. What is the normal distribution that results from adding x+y and x[sub]y?

50. In what regions of the graph is UTE applicable?