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Optimal Replacement Cycles of Highway Operations Equipment (2018)

Chapter: Part III - Replacement Optimization Analysis Tool User Manual

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Suggested Citation:"Part III - Replacement Optimization Analysis Tool User Manual." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Optimal Replacement Cycles of Highway Operations Equipment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25036.
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Suggested Citation:"Part III - Replacement Optimization Analysis Tool User Manual." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Optimal Replacement Cycles of Highway Operations Equipment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25036.
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Replacement Optimization Analysis Tool User Manual P a r t I I I

C O N T E N T S P a r t I I I Replacement Optimization Analysis Tool User Manual 87 Chapter 1 Introduction 87 1.1 Background 87 1.2 About This User Manual 87 1.3 Overview of the Optimization Analysis Tool 88 Chapter 2 Tool Installation 91 Chapter 3 Tool Setup and Configuration 91 3.1 Tool Setup 91 3.2 Tool Configuration 95 Chapter 4 Importing Agency Equipment Data into the Tool 95 4.1 Quick Tips 95 4.2 Extracting Data from Agency Systems 95 4.3 Uploading Data to the Tool 98 Chapter 5 Performing Life Cycle Cost Analysis 98 5.1 Class-Level LCCA 100 5.2 Unit-Level LCCA 104 Chapter 6 Equipment Replacement Processes 104 6.1 Replacement Process 110 6.2 Saving Analysis Results

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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 879: Optimal Replacement Cycles of Highway Operations Equipment acts as a handbook on equipment replacement concepts and an instruction manual for making cost-effective replacement decisions. The research report presents a process for determining replacement needs for highway operations equipment, identifying candidate equipment units for replacement, and preparing an annual equipment replacement program. The products include a guidance document and an Excel-based replacement optimization tool to support the equipment replacement process and facilitate its implementation.

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