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Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998
Posted by: Jeff Jackson
Date posted: Thu Aug 30 0:19:13 US/Eastern 2001
Subject: Accuracy of reliability prediction methods
Dooes anyone have any data to bound the accuracy of reliability predictions performed to various methods such as MIL-HDBK-217, Telcordia, etc?
Subject: Reliability predictions and observations
Reply Posted by: Larry George
Organization: Problem Solving Tools
Date Posted: Wed Sep 5 18:43:30 US/Eastern 2001
"MTBF vs. Age-Specific Reliability Prediction," Reliability Review, Reliability Division of ASQ, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 2001, pp13-15. This article compared predicted and observed age-specific reliability of a communications switch. The prediction underestimated infant mortality.
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