Second, improved reliability
can significantly affect costs," Yolton continued.
Cheetah X15: Overcoming Challenges, Increasing Performance And Reliability
Beginning in 2008, DOD undertook a concerted effort to raise the priority of reliability
through greater use of design for reliability
growth testing, and formal reliability
growth modeling, by both the contractors and DOD units.
Requirement of maximum reliability
in general means an effort to decrease failure intensity of particular elements of technical system.
Under the new Army reliability
policy approved in December 2007, an engineering and manufacturing development phase reliability
test threshold will be established for all programs with a Joint Requirements Oversight Council joint potential designator of "joint interest.
The principle of reliability
is to drive the manufacturing assets to perform at the highest capable output, produce at the specified run rate and manufacture product with the highest quality and yield.
Catalyst knew that reliability
was the right goal but did not know how to get there.
Traditionally, a key differentiator between I/O standards has been the cost/benefit tradeoffs between performance, reliability
, and data protection in the form of RAID capabilities.
The authors are promoting a technique called "multiple environment overstress tests," or MEOST, which they claim "can dramatically improve reliability
right at the design stage, in hours, instead of waiting months and years to confirm unreliability in the field.
Raytheon's experience in reliability
engineering is extensive in the areas of problem solving, program planning, product and system modeling, testing failure analysis, process improvement and field data analysis for large and small programs, both in the government and commercial sectors.
The authors also misinterpret the function of a point-biserial correlation, drawing conclusions about item and test reliability
rather than discrimination.
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