Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and AnswersTopic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (email@example.com )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998
Original Message:Posted by: Andrew Rowland (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Date posted: Thu Jun 17 16:06:05 US/Eastern 2004
If anyone has experience with MIL-STD-2173, I am curious about the equation for acceptable failure probability found on page 47. This equation uses 0.5 failures in the numerator. Is there a basis for 0.5 and, if so, what is it?