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

2. What is the difference between price and cost?

3. What are the three snapshots of UTE?

4. What is the definition of ROI?

5. Assumptions Used in TOPSis...


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

8. If you have two compatible mature technologies to infuse - or one not mature technology - which will have the most variance?

9. What two variables are necessary to define a normal distribution?

10. What is TRL? Range? What does a high TRL mean?

11. Show and explain a pareto frontier

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

13. TIES Step 5: Feasible?

14. 8 Steps in TIES

15. What are the four difference life cycle costs?

16. interval scale

17. 3 Measures of Central Tendency (& Defs)

18. What is the equation for the learning curve?

19. TIES Step 1: Problem Definition

20. How is inflation measured?

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

22. Name the advantages of UTE.

23. What does TOPSIS stand for?

24. Define fixed cost and variable cost.

25. Why are scaling parameters important?

26. Name two uncertainties accounted for by UTE. What metric does UTE use to quantify this risk?

27. 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?

28. What is the equation for present equivalent value? Define variables.

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

30. What is another name for a normal distribution?

31. TIES Step 4: Investigate Design Space

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

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

34. What is the goal of robust design?

35. What does CDF stand for?

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

37. What is the definition of inflation?

38. Write down a formula for a normal distribution

39. Direct Operating Costs

40. Why do we use a sample?

41. Strengths of TOPSis...

42. Why is learning curve used (or what is it?)

43. What are the different types of UTEs?

44. What are K- factors applied to?

45. TIES Step 8: Selecting Technology

46. What is satisficing - what is optimizing?

47. TIES

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

49. What is probability density contour plot

50. What is the definition of CDF?