Accession Number:

ADA133625

Title:

Reliability Programs for Nonelectronic Designs. Volume 2

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:

74.0

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 depend 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 II emphasizes the distinguishing characteristics of nonelectronic designs and provides guidelines for tailoring current reliability documents to nonelectronic designs with consideration given to mission criticality, development phase, program dollars, development time and other program constraints.

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