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: Julien NICO ( )
Date posted: Thu Feb 13 4:11:02 US/Eastern 2003
Subject: Overhaul
We are developping a system for aircraft made of several component (electronic,mechanic, pneumatic). One of this component (an air compressor) has an ovberhaul period. To build my system MTBF, shall i use the overhaul period or the MTBF (what can be the mtbf of an overhaul component?). If i have to use the MTBF, what is the interest of the overhaul, beacause it is sensed to extend the life of the component.


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