Hydrogen Market Penetration: Further Refinements on the Strategy for Research

Ponssard, J.-P. (1974) Hydrogen Market Penetration: Further Refinements on the Strategy for Research. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria, WP-74-027

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Abstract

At its early stage a research and development program is a risky venture. Numerous alternative approaches have to be tested in order to determine a successful one if any. Clearly enthusiasm and even stubbornness will playa significant role, but economic considerations may also help to efficiently allocate the effort and in particular to specify a somewhat "reasonable" time-cost trade-off for the completion of the project. "Reasonable" can only be properly defined once the main features of the situation have been quantified and related to each other within a model. Then logical analysis of the model may be used to provide guidelines for action.

The objective of this paper is to briefly review the analysis of a sampling process which appears to be used as a model in the research and development literature.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Energy Program (ENP)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:40
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2016 16:38
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/144

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