Accession Number:

ADA133624

Title:

Reliability Programs for Nonelectronic Designs. Volume 1

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 1 Sep 1981-31 Aug 1982

Corporate Author:

ROME AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRIFFISS AFB NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

134.0

Abstract:

Current military standards for reliability programs, reliability predictions and qualification testing were written primarily for electronic equipment where component standardization and the valid assumption of an exponential failure rate permit their direct application. These electronic systems, however, often contain nonelectronic assemblies that are critical to operational readiness, mission success or logistics support. Application of current standards to nonelectronic designs depends upon the type equipment being developed, previous applications experience, quantity of equipment to be produced and many other factors. To help identify these characteristics and formulate a set of criteria on which to base recommendations, the Rome Air Development Center distributed over 400 questionnaires throughout the Department of Defense and related industries. Volume I of this report summarizes the results of the survey on reliability programs for nonelectric designs. Contents include a description of the questionnaire response to the survey in terms of analysis and testing tasks and program requirements and the degree of correlation between analysis results, testing data and field performance.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE