Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and AnswersTopic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998
Original Message:Posted by: Leroy Meyers (email@example.com )
Date posted: Wed Apr 12 8:57:03 US/Eastern 2000
Subject: 217 Quality Factors
For a microcircuit purchased to a Standard Military Drawing (SMD), what is the most accurate Quality Factor to use for these 2 device classes: Device class M: Vendor self-certification to the requirements for MIL-STD-883 compliant, non-JAN Class Level B microcircuits in accordance with MIL-PRF-38535, Appendix A. Device class Q or V: Certification and qualification to MIL-PRF-38535. Would class M be considered B-1 with a quality factor of 2 and class Q or V be considered B with a quality factor of 1?