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A system and method for automatically predicting timing and costs of future service events in a life cycle of a product. A database contains a plurality of service information and performance information for the product. A statistical analyzer automatically analyzes the plurality of processed service information to determine a plurality of compartment failure information. A performance deterioration rate analyzer automatically analyzes the performance deterioration rate of the product from the plurality of service information and performance information. A simulator, automatically simulates a distribution of future service events in the life cycle of the product and predicts the costs of the service events according to the plurality of compartment failure information and the performance deterioration rate analysis.

Title
System and method for automatically predicting the timing and costs of service events in a life cycle of a product
Application Number
9/608628
Publication Number
6832205 (B1)
Application Date
June 30, 2000
Publication Date
December 14, 2004
Inventor
William Talbert Tucker
Schenectady
NY, US
Amy Victoria Aragones
Clifton Park
NY, US
Jeffrey William Stein
East Greenbush
NY, US
James Kenneth Aragones
Clifton Park
NY, US
Agent
Patrick K Patnode
US
David C Goldman
US
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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