Analysis on Cost-effectiveness of a Train Simulator

철도차량 모의운전연습기의 훈련비용 효율성 분석

  • 김사길 (경희대학교, 산업공학과 인간공학) ;
  • 변승남 (경희대학교 산업공학과)
  • Published : 2007.12.31


The purpose of this paper is to analyze cost-effectiveness of a train simulator. The cost-effectiveness of training program is assessed by multiplying transfer effectiveness ratio (TER) by training cost ratio (TCR). If their product is less than one, the program is not cost effective. Even if a program is not cost effective, however, safety considerations may be important to consider. Findings indicated that each type of train simulators might be used with each type of training programs appropriately for improving cost-effectiveness of a train simulator.


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