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: Johnny
Date posted: Sat Aug 31 1:08:08 US/Eastern 2002
Subject: Reliability Prediction vs Field Reliability
Why is field reliability always lower than predicted reliability? What are the various factors that contributed to that? What does it means what a reliability model is referred to as deterministic or probabilistic? what's the difference?