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Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (src_forum@alionscience.com )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Charles Schornak (charles.l.schornak@boeing.com )
Organization:The Boeing Company
Date posted: Tue Feb 2 17:49:51 US/Eastern 1999
Subject: MIL-HDBK-217 Prediction Models
Message:
The front section 4 of MIL-HDBK-217 identifies the limitations of the reliability prediction models: "... none of the models in this handbook predict nuclear survivability or the effects of ionizing radiation." I am interested in any information pertaining to prediction models for resistors, capacitors, and diodes that are used in an ionized gas environment created by nucleating particles.


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Subject: Prediction, Nuclear Environments
Reply Posted by: Bruce Dudley (bdudley@alionscience.com )
Organization: Reliability Analysis Center
Date Posted: Thu Feb 11 15:49:15 US/Eastern 1999
Message:
One source of reliability data on components used in a nuclear environment is the IEEE Std 500. This document, which is old 1983, contain data collected on parts exposed to radiation conditions, high temperatures and high humidity levels.


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