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Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

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: Jeff Jackson (jackson14789@yahoo.com )
Organization:SRC
Date posted: Thu Aug 30 0:19:13 US/Eastern 2001
Subject: Accuracy of reliability prediction methods
Message:
Dooes anyone have any data to bound the accuracy of reliability predictions performed to various methods such as MIL-HDBK-217, Telcordia, etc?


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Subject: Reliability predictions and observations
Reply Posted by: Larry George (pstlarry@home.com )
Organization: Problem Solving Tools
Date Posted: Wed Sep 5 18:43:30 US/Eastern 2001
Message:
"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. A sales representative for http://www.itemsoft.com said they'd post the article. Meanwhile, contact pstlarry@home.com for an electronic copy.


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