Service Life Prediction (& Techniques)
An assessment of the useful life of an asset derived by a single or hybrid of techniques, such as mathematical modeling, professional judgment, etc.

Service life predictions can have a significant multiplier effect on the allocation of capital and are therefore one of the most critical variables in reserve studies and capital plans.

Listed below are some of the primary North American agencies that produce textbooks on predicted service lives:
Listed below are some of the primary techniques for service life prediction:

See also: