Abbreviated RD and D program portfolio selection workbook

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A workbook for implementing an abbreviated version of the RD and D portfolio selection methodology described in A Resource Allocation Methodology for Establishing RD and D Budgetary Priorities is presented. The purpose of the abbreviated methodology is to allow a fast, first-cut analysis of a set of programs and to provide a means of discovering important issues that deserve more detailed analysis. The use of the abbreviated methodology in the overall process of evaluating RD and D programs is outlined. The effect of the program on a process is represented by the process model. Those process cost and performance characteristics ... continued below

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Boyd, D.W.; Cohan, D. & Regulinski, S.G. December 1, 1979.

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A workbook for implementing an abbreviated version of the RD and D portfolio selection methodology described in A Resource Allocation Methodology for Establishing RD and D Budgetary Priorities is presented. The purpose of the abbreviated methodology is to allow a fast, first-cut analysis of a set of programs and to provide a means of discovering important issues that deserve more detailed analysis. The use of the abbreviated methodology in the overall process of evaluating RD and D programs is outlined. The effect of the program on a process is represented by the process model. Those process cost and performance characteristics that are important to the market for an energy product are described. The product cost model takes the cost and performance characteristics and the feedstock price and calculates the cost of producing a unit of energy using the technology in question. The market model takes this cost, the demand for the energy product, and the characteristics of alternative sources of the same product, and specifies the market share captured by the new technology. From this point it is relatively straightforward to infer the impacts of the new technology on the energy system. The benefit model evaluates the impacts in a consistent way, given the cost of the Federal support.

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Pages: 214

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  • Report No.: DOE/ET/60004-T1
  • Grant Number: AC05-79ET60004
  • DOI: 10.2172/5283664 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5283664
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1067608

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Boyd, D.W.; Cohan, D. & Regulinski, S.G. Abbreviated RD and D program portfolio selection workbook, report, December 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1067608/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.