Accession Number:

ADA022307

Title:

Automatic Testing, A Tool for Improving Fleet Readiness,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MATERIAL COMMAND WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

During the last few years the realization that automatic testing is a convenient tool for reducing manpower and costs has become apparent. However, if the application of automation is not properly done, the end result can acutally increase costs and cause many other problems. This paper discusses Navy problems in automatic testing and some remedies. Included will be a discussion of the following topics 1 An RDT and E program for development of automated testing techniques 2 Selection and acquisition of the proper Automatic Test Equipment ATE i.e. built-in, special purpose, general purpose, self-test 3 Problems in acquiring ATE software 4 Standardization of ATE and 5 Description of available organizations, tools and aids to assist in acquiring and applying ATE. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE