From: Jim Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: University of Bristol, UK Date: 21 Nov 95 01:19:27
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I'm working on an economics project to asess the degree of design continuity in sucessive generations of large commercial jet aircraft looking specifically at wing design. I need to find out the relative difference in cost of say manufacturing a 747 wing, without using any of the previous design and test data available from the earler generations of Boeing aircraft. Also I need to find areas of design continuity, areas of partial redesign and areas of full redesign. This is a purely academic project contributing to four years of research into the economics of large manufacturing industries. I would be grateful for any help you can provide about this topic, Thanks, Jim.