Let’s Change the Reliability Engineering Practice
Kirk and Fred discussing the continued need to change much of the activities in reliability engineering in the goal of ensuring and improving the reliability of electronics and electro-mechanical systems.
Join Kirk and Fred as they continue to discuss some of the issues in reliability engineering methods that need to change for faster and more effective reliability development.
- Root cause investigation of test and field failures is critical to improvement and change in reliability engineering.
- Stress many times will show marginal or intermittent failure mechanisms.
- Those companies that keep a good root cause analysis are most likely to realize that stress can stimulate the same latent defects to be detectable in HASS and will have a better educate others on why “test to limits” (HALT) methods makes sense.
Enjoy an episode of Speaking of Reliability. Where you can join friends as they discuss reliability topics. Join us as we discuss topics ranging from design for reliability techniques, to field data analysis approaches.
Here is the link to the US Army and CALCE document (in the public domain) “Reliability Prediction- Continued Reliance on a Misleading Approach”. Please distribute freely.
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