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

2. TIES Step 7: Assess Technology

3. Define fixed cost and variable cost.

4. What does TOPSIS stand for?


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

7. Name the advantages of UTE.

8. TIES Step 6: Identify Technology

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

10. What is the difference between price and cost?

11. Weaknesses of TOPSis...

12. What are properties of a CDF?

13. TIES Step 5: Feasible?

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

15. What is the equation for the learning curve?

16. 4 Measures of Dispersion

17. Write down a formula for a normal distribution

18. What does CLT stand for?

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

20. 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?

21. What are the four difference life cycle costs?

22. 8 Steps in TIES

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

24. 3 Measures of Central Tendency (& Defs)

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

26. What can be done about uncertainty in requirement?

27. TIES Step 2: Design Space Conception

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

29. What is the goal of robust design?

30. interval scale

31. What is the definition of CDF?

32. What does CDF stand for?

33. What is probability density contour plot

34. $/RPM Equation

35. What is satisficing - what is optimizing?

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

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

38. Show and explain a pareto frontier

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

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

41. TIES

42. What are K- factors applied to?

43. What is the definition of inflation?

44. What are the different types of UTEs?

45. Does TIES use MADM or MODM? Why?

46. What is the equation for OEC if X is a benefit (maximize) and N is a cost (minimize)?

47. TIES Step 1: Problem Definition

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

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

50. What is the definition of ROI?