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: Beth Chappel (email@example.com )
Date posted: Tue Aug 7 18:46:41 US/Eastern 2001
Subject: Weight Averaging
Question- can you weight average reliability over time? For instance, if you have a system that operates at one reliability value R for a third of the time, and another reliability R2 for two-thirds of the time, would the reliability for one hour be = 1/3 R + 2/3 R2?