Table 8.2

List of pertinent expenses in building or buying a multiprocessor DSP circuit board

  Hours Costs ($)
COGS Initial component costs for custom build=  $870
 Initial COTS costs to buy a board=  $6,000
NRE Assemby costs for custom build (effort in hours)= 2.2 $176
 COTS assembly costs (effort in hours)= 0.2 $16
 Selection of component vendors (effort in hours)= 80 $10,400
 Selection of COTS vendor (effort in hours)= 200 $26,000
 Management of component vendors (effort in hours)= 200 $26,000
 Management of COTS vendor (effort in hours)= 200 $26,000
 Custom hardware engineering effort (individuals×hours)= 2016 $2,62,080
 Custom software engineering effort (individuals×hours)= 4032 $5,24,160
 COTS hardware engineering ...

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