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Topic: PRISM Questions and Answers
Topic Posted by: SRC (src_forum@alionscience.com )
Organization: SRC
Date Posted: Wed Jan 12 8:33:33 US/Eastern 2000
Topic Description: Welcome to the PRISM forum! Please feel free to post your questions and comments about the PRISM assessment software here.

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Original Message:

Posted by: Barry Ives (barry.ives@lmco.com )
Organization:Lockheed Martin System Integration - Owego
Date posted: Thu Apr 18 8:52:35 US/Eastern 2002
Subject: Instantaneous failure time
Message:
What does "Instantaneous Failure Time" refer to and how is it used in the calculation of the infant mortality factor?


Reply:

Subject: Instantaneous failure time
Reply Posted by: David Dylis (ddylis@alionscience.com )
Organization: Reliability Analysis Center (RAC)
Date Posted: Thu Apr 18 9:41:25 US/Eastern 2002
Message:
Instantaneous failure time is the time when all infant mortality failures have been removed from your system. Our data has shown that this time is 5 months for a typical system, however, we allow the user to change this value if he has data to substantiate a different time figure.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact me.

D. David Dylis
Data Operations Manager
Reliability Analysis Center (RAC)
201 Mill Street
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 339-7055
Fax: (315) 337-9932
Email: ddylis@alionscience.com
http://rac.alionscience.com


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