STUDY OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT LIFE PREDICTION.
Quarterly progress rept. no. 4, 1 May-31 Jul 60,
MOTOROLA INC SCOTTSDALE ARIZ
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The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility of providing instrumentation capable of deriving a quantitative expression for the rate of degradation of performance of electronic equipment. The rate of degradation is to be measured directly on an individual electronic equipment and expressed in terms of operating-time-remaining until failure. The major work accomplished during the quarter was Development and illustration of the tensor concept and the analytical model, with particular regard to their use preliminary to computer programing further refinement of the functional design of the prediction system and, continued circuit analysis of the ANPRC-9 equipment to confirm the approach used to determine the least number of measurable parameters required for prediction on this radio set.