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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: W. G. coberly (william.coberly@iews.monmouth.army.mil )
Organization:ARMY CECOM Software Engineering Center
Date posted: Fri Feb 28 15:20:00 US/Eastern 2003
Subject: reliability measures
Message:
How do you convert the equation for operational availability to inherent availability and vice versa? Is there some standard method?


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Subject: Availability
Reply Posted by: BWD (bdudley@alionscience.com )
Organization: RAC
Date Posted: Mon Mar 3 13:31:24 US/Eastern 2003
Message:
Translations of predicted and operational parameters can be performed using the equations in the RADC-TR-89-299, Reliability and Maintainability Operational Parameter Translation" technical report. This report has both reliability and maintainability factors, which when combined using standard equations can estimate the availability parameters. The report is available from the Defense Technical Information Center, Ft. Belvoir VA.


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