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AACEI Recommended Practice 17R-97 Cost Estimate Classification System

Primary Secondary Characteristics


Characteristic
Estimate Maturity Level End Usage Methodology Expected Preparation
Typical Purpose of Typical estimating
Class of Project Estimate method Accuracy Effort
Typical degree of effort
Definition Range relative to least cost
Typical +/- range relative
Deliverables to index of 1 (i.e., Class 1
index of 1 (b)

Expressed as a % of estimate) (a)


complete definition
Class 5 0% to 2% Screening or Stochastic 4 to 20 1
feasibility (factors and/or
models) or
judgement
Class 4 1% to 15% Concept study Primarily 3 to 12 2 to 4
or feasibility stochastic
Class 3 10% to 40% Budget Mixed but 2 to 6 3 to 10
authorization primarily
or control stochastic
Class 2 30% to 75% Control or Primarily 1 to 3 5 to 20
bid/tender deterministic
Class 1 65% to 100% Check estimate Deterministic 1 10 to 100
or bid/tender
Notes (a) If the range index value of “1” represents +10/-5%, then an index value of 10 represents +100/-50%
(b) If the cost index value of “1” represents 0.005% of project costs, then an index value of 100 represents 0.5%

Table 1 – Generic Cost Estimate Classification Matrix

AACEI Recommended Practice 27R-03 Schedule Classification System


Primary Secondary Characteristics
Characteristic
Schedule Degree of End Usage Scheduling Methods Used
Class Project
Definition
Expressed as a % of
complete definition
Class 5 0% to 2% Concept Top down planning using high
screening level milestones and key project
events
Class 4 1% to 15% Feasibility Top down planning using high
study level milestones and key project
events. Semi-detailed
Class 3 10% to 40% Budget, “Package” top down planning
authorization, using key events. Semi-detailed.
or control
Class 2 30% to 75% Control or Bottom up planning. Detailed
bid/tender
Class 1 65% to 100% Bid/tender Bottom up planning. Detailed
Table 1 – Generic Schedule Classification Matrix