Contribution to the Quantification of the Development Potential of High Temperature Alloys
Several investigators have suggested that knowledge and technological parameters grow in the form of S-shaped curves [DAUD774] [G0RD81]. This can be interpreted as follows:the development of the new technology gets under way as soon as a number of bottlenecks are removed. Due to learning effects, the quality initially grows exponentially up to an inflexion point from which a performance plateau is approached with a decreasing growth rate [WISS82].
KeywordsCompletion Time Inflexion Point Austenitic Stainless Steel Knowledge Development High Temperature Alloy
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