The Cumulative Average Curve

It is common practice to plot the learning curve on log-log paper but to calculate the cumulative average from the following formula:

where

Tx = the direct labor hours for unit n T1 = the direct labor hours for the first unit (unit one) X = the cumulative unit produced —K = a factor derived from the slope of the experience curve

Typical values for the exponent K are:

Learning curve % 100 95 90 85 80 75 70

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