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

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Posted by: Ken
Date posted: Sat Aug 31 0:59:37 US/Eastern 2002
Subject: Reliability Growth Testing Mil-STD-189
I would like to ask if there is Reclassification of failures in RDGT. In RD, we allow to reclassify the failures if proven that the corrective actions are effective through further testing. Is it stated anywhere in MIL-189 that we can or cannot reclassify failures in RDGT. Secondly, if my RDGT target is to meet MTBF of 700 hrs, what is the recommended test duration required for RDGT. Thirdly, what distribution does AMSAA model follows? (e.g exponential or weibull?) is it applicable for complex mechanical and electronic system?


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