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Reference EN 60300-3-3:2004
Title Dependability management - Part 3-3: Application guide - Life cycle costing
Project Number 15540
Abstract/Scope Provides a general introduction to the concept of life cycle costing, covers all applications and particularly highlights the costs associated with dependability of the product. Explains the purpose and value of life cycle costing and outlines the general approaches involved. Identifies typical life cycle cost elements to facilitate project and programme planning. General guidance is provided for conducting a life cycle cost analysis, including life cycle cost model development. Illustrative examples are provided to explain the concepts.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2004-09-15
Current Stage code deadline 2005-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 56
Reference Document IEC 60300-3-3:2004 (EQV)
ICS 21.020 - Characteristics and design of machines, apparatus, equipment
Keywords Dependability; Management; Life cycle; Costing analysis
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2004-09-15 2005-06-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2004-09-01 2004-12-01  
5061 2004-06-28 2004-09-01  
5020 2004-03-19 2004-05-21  
4099 2004-01-09 2004-01-31  
4020 2002-10-18 2003-03-21  
3099 2002-10-15 2002-10-18  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2004-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2004-09-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2005-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2007-09-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-191:1990
EN 60300-3-12:2004
EN 61703:2002
IEC 62198:2001

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