Use of influence diagrams in gas transfer system option prioritization

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A formal decision-analysis methodology was applied to aid the Department of Energy (DOE) in deciding which of several gas transfer system (GTS) options should be selected. The decision objectives for this case study, i.e., risk and cost, were directly derived from the DOE guidelines. Influence diagrams were used to define the structure of the decision problem and clearly delineate the flow if information. A set of performance matrices wee used in conjunction with the influence diagrams to assess and evaluate the degree to which the objectives of the case study were met. These performance measures were extracted from technical models, ... continued below

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Heger, A.S. & Garcia, M.D. August 1, 1995.

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  • Heger, A.S. New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Dept. of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Garcia, M.D. Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

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A formal decision-analysis methodology was applied to aid the Department of Energy (DOE) in deciding which of several gas transfer system (GTS) options should be selected. The decision objectives for this case study, i.e., risk and cost, were directly derived from the DOE guidelines. Influence diagrams were used to define the structure of the decision problem and clearly delineate the flow if information. A set of performance matrices wee used in conjunction with the influence diagrams to assess and evaluate the degree to which the objectives of the case study were met. These performance measures were extracted from technical models, design and operating data, and professional judgments. The results were aggregated to provide an overall evaluation of the different design options of the gas transfer system. Consequently, the results of this analysis were used as an aid to DOE to select a viable GTS option.

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  • 1995 International mechanical engineering congress and exhibition, San Francisco, CA (United States), 12-17 Nov 1995

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  • Other: DE95016822
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-2382
  • Report No.: CONF-951135--14
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 100397
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc623163

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Heger, A.S. & Garcia, M.D. Use of influence diagrams in gas transfer system option prioritization, article, August 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc623163/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.