Analysis of the known or anticipated need for a product, system, or component to assess the degree to which the requirements, designs, or plans can be implemented.
A first, small study to see if the larger study will be possible and to see what problems the larger study might have; also called a pilot study.
means a comprehensive study of the deposit from which all of the geological, engineering, operating, and economic factors are considered in sufficient detail that it could reasonably serve as the basis for a final decision by a financial institution to finance the development of the project for mineral production. The feasibility study considers defined resources, mining methods, potential production profile, and economic assumptions including metals prices and recoveries. The feasibility study also considers the environmental, permitting, and sociological issues associated with the development of the mine. The study is usually completed by an independent engineering firm and has cost estimates defined to +/- 15% or better.
A study done testing the components of your business concept to see if it will work.
A report examining the pros and cons of alternative methods to address contamination at a hazardous waste site. The feasibility study usually recommends a certain alternative. The FS is usually based on the results of a remedial investigation; together, they are commonly referred to as the RI/FS.
normally the first phase in a project used for specifying and analyzing a business problem/opportunity and proposing to management a course of action. It is usually one of the most important phases of a project due to its concentration on the proper identification and specification of business problems and requirements.
See Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study.
feasibility study, conducted during the Appraisal phase, verifies whether the proposed project is well-founded, and is likely to meet the needs of its intended target groups / beneficiaries. The study should design the project in full operational detail, taking account of all policy, technical, economic, financial, institutional, management, environmental, socio-cultural, gender-related aspects. The study provides the donor and partner government with sufficient information to justify acceptance, modification or rejection of the pro-posed project for further financing. "
A detailed investigation and analysis conducted to determine the financial, economic, technical or other advisability of a proposed project.
A study, not necessarily quantitative, to determine if an investment proposal can meet corporate objectives.
A refinement and reassessment of the prefeasibilty study, based on extensive additional information, detailed engineering and optimization work. This provides a level of confidence so that a decision to build the project can be made.
a study which determines the economic viability of mining deposit
Financial feasibility of a project in the form of a study conducted by a project sponsor or financial experts who focus on the cash-generating capacity of the project and assess the potential for cash flows to meet the financial needs of the project during a given future period. The study may be in the form of a market study analyzing the demand for the service to be performed by the project, or the demand for bond proceeds (such as for the proceeds of bonds issued to finance home mortgages).
CERCLA environmental restoration study undertaken to develop and evaluate options for remedial action. Generally performed concurrently with and using data gathered during the remedial investigation (RI). The FS evaluates remedial action alternatives based on technical feasibility and cost-effectiveness, regulatory requirements, public health effects and environmental impact.
A combination of a market study and an economic analysis that provides an investor with knowledge of both the environment where a project exists and the expected return on investment to be derived from it.
A study, usually prepared by an independent party that provides detailed information regarding the potential for the success of a product, technology or business/corporate relationship. The study usually includes, as applicable, an analysis of design, financing opportunities, research & development, pricing, market demand and market information, company strength, analysis of break-even thresholds, also both revenue and potential profit projections.
A study about a project's feasibility. The study addresses issues including the project's benefits, costs, effectiveness, alternatives considered, analysis of alternative selection, environmental effects, public opinions, and other factors.
a comprehensive evaluation a Web site project, which will yield functional recommendations for both the user interface as well as the system structure necessary to attain your goals
a low cost risk management tool - a relatively small expenditure will yield measurable results that can help to avoid expensive mistakes in the full project
an architectural tool that clarifies the shape and direction of a project and realistically estimates its cost
an early study of a problem to assess if a solution is feasible
a one to one and a half day study of a printing facility intended to provide the client with a document similar to the Chromatix Brief
a preliminary study for a project comparing the Monolithic Dome Process to other building systems
a preliminary study undertaken before the real work of a project starts to ascertain the likelihood of the project's success
a recommendation, based on engineering analysis, for the best method of developement of an industrial project
a relatively formal procedure for identifying and assessing the various relationships that exist between factors directly or indirectly affecting the project at issue
a report in which researchers present their findings on how possible such a major undertaking will be and how it may be accomplished (if that is their conclusion)
a short assessment of a proposed information system to determine whether the system can effectively meet the specified business requirements of the organization, and whether a business case exists for developing such a system
a simple exercise aimed at finding out whether a proposed activity is a good idea or not
a systematic analysis performed in advance of a project in order to provide information about whether or not the project should be undertaken
A detailed report showing the feasibility of placing a prospective ore body or deposit of minerals within a mineral property into production. This report typically includes, inter alia, the specific portion or portions of the property that should be included in a development block, conclusions and recommendations regarding any adjustments that should be made to the boundaries of a development block, a description of the work to be performed in order to develop the mineral resources within the development block and to construct a mine or mines and related facilities on the development block, the estimated capital and operating costs thereof, a proposed schedule for the timing of development and mine construction, and an assessment of the impact of the operation and the information obtained and evaluations made in respect thereof.
A comprehensive study of a deposit in which all geological, engineering, operating, economic and other relevant factors are considered in sufficient detail that it could reasonably serve as the basis for a final decision by a financial institution to finance the development of the deposit for mineral production.
A process for developing and evaluating remedial actions, using data gathered during the remedial investigation to: define the objectives of the remedial program for the site and broadly develop remedial action alternatives; perform an initial screening of these alternatives; and perform a detailed analysis of a limited number of alternatives which remain after the initial screening stage.
An evaluation of the alternatives for remediating any identified soil or groundwater contamination.
Sometimes done prior to a project’s inception but always benefiting from coming under the auspices of formal governance. An FS is conducted at the highest level of detail possible, while still achieving its mandate. The goal is to achieve 80% of the benefit of a full study in 20% of the time (or better)
A user-oriented overview of the proposed system's purpose and potentiality.
An in-depth examination and assessment of the fundraising potential of an institution or agency, conducted by fundraising consultants, and presented in the form of a written report setting forth various conclusions, recommendations and proposed plans.
A definitive engineering estimate of all costs, revenues, equipment requirements and production levels likely to be achieved if a mine is developed. The study is used to define the economic viability of a project and to support the search for project financing.
A study that would identify whether a certain action should be carried out or not, and to help identify the best course of action.
GSA uses this study to evaluate Prospectus-level proposed projects to ensure that they meet tenant agency space needs and government-owned facility requirements. This study also determines the preferred alternative and basis for preparing a Prospectus Development Study, which will meet the housing needs of the customer agency.
Feasibility studies are conducted to determine if a small business is an eligible candidate for a 412(i) plan. An inventory is taken of employee ages, tenures, expected retirement ages, and salaries and then calculated to determine how much a business can legally contribute to a 412(i). Once a feasibility study is conducted, a plan design is developed. An IPS advisor then meets with the business owner and their tax professional to ascertain if it is a useful tool or not for their enterprise.
Evaluation of available options/methods to clean up a site (see the Background FAQ for more on the feasibility study for the Kalamazoo River).
Research into the viabilty of a proposed project or business.
A detailed analysis of needs, costs of recommended improvements, and anticipated revenue and costs; establishes the basis for the construction of an individual improvement or a complete system.
Estimate of the likelihood of achieving explicit project objectives through a proposed course of action, given a specific set of constraints and limited resources.
A review carried out objectively and early in the process to check whether a set of proposals is likely to fulfil the client's objectives and whether the chosen site is suitable for the intended building. A feasibility study will identify the client's requirements, constraints on development, probable procurement method, the identification of procedures, organisational structure and range of consultants to be engaged for the project.
An investigation to determine which course of action should be taken, based on which is the most cost effective. Often preceded by a remedial investigation.
A report identifying and evaluating potential cleanup alternatives.
A study that compares different ways to clean up a contaminated site. The feasibility study recommends one or more actions to remediate the site. See "Remedial investigation".
A financial study provide by the issuer of a revenue bond that estimates service needs, construction schedules, and most importantly, future project revenues and expenses used to determine the financial feasibility and creditworthiness of the project to be financed.
A report detailing the economic practicality of and the need for a proposed capital program. It frequently analyzes demand for the product or service being sold and forecasts financial statements or other operating statistics. The feasibility study may include a user or other rate analysis to provide an estimate of revenues that will be generated for the purpose of substantiating that debt service can be met from pledged revenues. In addition, the feasibility study may provide details of the physical, operating, economic or engineering aspects of the proposed project, including estimates of construction costs, completion dates and drawdown schedules.
a comprehensive study undertaken to determine the economic feasibility of a project; the conclusion will determine if a production decision can be made and is used for financing arrangements
an investigation into a proposed plan or project to determine whether and how it can be successfully and profitably carried out.
The method s and technique s used to examine technical and cost data to determine the economic potential and the practicality of project application s. It involves the use of technique s such as the time value of money so that project s may be evaluate d and compared on an equivalent basis. Interest rates, present worth factor capital ization cost operating costs, depreciation, etc., are all considered. [D00670] PMK87 study to examine the viability of taking on a project. [D00671] CPMUSC 176-8 Analysis to determine if a course of action is possible within the terms of reference of the project. [D04581] APM BS During the program definition phase, the program feasibility study is conducted to develop in further detail the business requirements and benefits analysis contained in the program brief - in order to draw up the blueprint of the future business operations - and to scope and structure implementation option [D04981] KSI
An engineering study designed to define the technical, economic, and legal viability of a mining project with a high degree of reliability.
A methodology for identifying where and how energy is used on a site within core processes and then making recommendations for reducing usage and or eliminating waste.
An analysis of a proposed project with emphasis on the attainable income, probable expenses, and most advantageous use and design.
A feasibility study is the way to determine the most efficient, cost effective way of carrying out your loft conversion. An experienced surveyor will visit your property and inspect your roof space discussing specific issues with you that arise without obligation.
n. an objective survey, usually conducted by fund-raising counsel, of an organization's fund-raising potential. The study assesses the strength of the organization's case and the availability of its leaders, workers, and prospective donors. The written report includes the study findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
A study, poll or research project which is intended to reveal the extent to which a project is feasible or possible. A study such as this may be done before a proposal in order to support the proposal.
A study undertaken to determine the economic viability of a mineral deposit.
A study to determine the suitability of alternative projects or actions.
A formal study to determine the feasibility of a proposed system (new or enhanced) in order to make a recommendation to proceed or to propose alternative solutions.
The detailed study of the likelihood of success for a proposed project.
An analysis and compilation of technical and economic data with the objective of proving the economic and technical feasibility of the project. Prepared to support a production decision on a proposed mining and milling operation.
A study of the applicability or practicability of a proposed action or plan.
A study done for a new municipal revenue issue to determine the feasibility of the project. It would estimate the service needs, construction costs, and future revenues and expenses.
A study done before a new system is designed to see whether the system will be able to do what the company wants, be within budget, and so on.
A preliminary survey to determine the design, aesthetics, construction and economic aspects of a proposed project.
An analysis of specific financial expectation involved with a project, based on a study of existing and anticipated demand levels; competition; the cost of construction and financing; time to completion of a project; cash flow and taxes; and risks to investors, lenders, and developer.
An economic study assessing whether a mineral deposit can be mined profitably, by estimating the capital and operating costs of a mine and the potential revenues from production.
A study to assess the viability of a potential project. It includes a cost/benefit analysis and results in the development of a Feasibility Report. Refer to Feasibility Report.
A detailed analysis of a real estate project to determine the most profitable use and the likelihood of the proposed use being a financial success. The study is often used by the promoter or developer to inure would-be investors to participate in the venture and to assist lenders in making their decision whether or not to loan the necessary funds.
A study done to see if your concept will work.
A detailed study of the economics of a project based on technical calculations and specific mine designs undertaken to a sufficiently high degree of confidence to justify a decision on construction;
An in-depth examination and assessment of the fund-raising potential of an organization conducted by fund-raising counsel, and presented in the form of a written report setting forth various conclusions and recommendations.
Occurs during the analysis phase of the SDLC, an investigation by the systems analyst to decide whether the problem or improvement identified in a project request is worth pursuing. Also called preliminary investigation. 14.13
A determination of the likelihood that a proposed development will fulfill the objectives of a particular investor. This study should estimate the demand for the product, the absorption rate, legal considerations, cash flow and approximate investment returns likely to be produced. Analysis is also made of alternative means of accomplishing the task.
1. Analysis of the practicability of a proposal; e.g., a description and analysis of potential cleanup alternatives for a site such as one on the National Priorities List. The feasibility study usually recommends selection of a cost-effective alternative. It usually starts as soon as the remedial investigation is underway; together, they are commonly referred to as the "RI/FS". 2. A small-scale investigation of a problem to ascertain whether a proposed research approach is likely to provide useful data.
A study designed to discover if a business, product, project or process justify the investment of time, money and other resources.
"Feasibility Study" is an episode of The Outer Limits television show. It was first broadcast on 11 July, 1997, during the third season. It is a remake of "A Feasibility Study" (1964), an episode of the original series.