Accelerated Reliability and Durability Testing Technology

Accelerated Reliability and Durability Testing Technology

by Lev M. Klyatis

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ISBN-13: 9781118094006
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/03/2012
Series: Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management , #70
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Lev M. Klyatis, Hab. Dr.-Ing., Sc.D, PhD, is Senior Consultant at SoHaR, Inc. and a member of the board of directors of the International Association of Arts&Sciences in New York. His vast experience and innovation enabled him to create a new approach for the solution of reliability/durability/maintainability problems. Previously, Dr. Klyatis held posts as a professor, chairman, chair of department, consultant, and lecturer. He holds more than thirty patents worldwide, and is the author of dozens of papers as well as the books Successful Accelerated Testing and Accelerated Quality and Reliability Solutions.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

About the Author xvii

1 Introduction 1

1.1 The Purpose of Accelerated Testing (AT) 1

1.2 The Current Situation in AT 2

1.3 Financial Assessment of the Risks Involved in Creating a Testing Program 23

1.4 Common Principles of ART and ADT 26

1.5 The Level of Usefulness of ART and ADT 32

Exercises 40

2 Accelerated Reliability Testing as a Component of an Interdisciplinary System of Systems Approach 43

2.1 Current Practice in Reliability, Maintainability, and Quality 43

2.2 A Description of the Product/Process Reliability and Durability as the Components of the Interdisciplinary SoS Approach 48

2.3 The Collection and Analysis of Failure and Usage Data from the Field 51

2.4 Field Input Infl uences 57

2.5 Safety Problems as a Component of the Field Situation 58

2.6 Human Factors as a Component of the Field Situation 60

2.7 The Interconnection of Quality and Reliability 67

2.8 The Strategy to Integrate Quality with Reliability 69

2.9 The Place of ART/ADT in High Quality, Reliability, Maintainability, and Durability 75

Exercises 77

3 The Basic Concepts of Accelerated Reliability and Durability Testing 81

3.1 Developing an Accurate Simulation of the Field Situation as the Basic Component of Successful Accelerated Reliability Testing (ART) and Accelerated Durability Testing (ADT) 81

3.2 Conceptual Methodology for the Substantiation of a Representative Region for an Accurate Simulation of the Field Conditions 91

3.3 Basic Procedures of ART and ADT 97

3.4 ART and LCC 115

Exercises 122

4 Accelerated Reliability and Durability Testing Methodology 125

4.1 Analysis of the Current Situation 125

4.2 Philosophy of ART/ADT 131

4.3 ART/ADT Methodology as a Combination of

Different Types of Testing 134 4.4 Accelerated Multiple Environmental Testing 141

4.5 Accelerated Corrosion Testing 149

4.6 Technology of Advanced Vibration Testing 185

4.7 Field Reliability Testing 191

4.8 Trends in the Development of ART/ADT Technology 191

Exercises 195

5 Equipment for Accelerated Reliability (Durability) Testing Technology 199

5.1 Analysis of the Current Situation with Equipment for Accelerated Reliability (Durability) Testing 199

5.2 Combined Equipment for ART/ADT as a Combination (Integration) of Equipment for Different Types of Testing 207

5.3 Consideration of Components for ART/ADT and Combined (Integrated) Equipment Testing 209

5.4 Equipment for Mechanical Testing 231

5.5 Equipment for Multi-environmental Testing and Its Components 264

5.6 Equipment for Electrical Testing 315

Exercises 316

6 Accelerated Reliability and Durability Testing as a Source of Initial Information for Accurate Quality, Reliability, Maintainability, and Durability Prediction and Accelerated Product Development 321

6.1 About Accurate Prediction of Quality, Reliability, Durability and Maintainability 321

6.2 The Strategy for Accurate Prediction of Reliability, Durability, Maintainability and Quality, and Accelerated Product Development 323

6.3 The Role of ART and ADT in the Accurate Prediction and Accelerated Development of Quality, Reliability, Maintainability, and Durability 349

Exercises 350

7 The Financial and Design Advantages of Using Accelerated Reliability/Durability Testing 353

Exercises 357

8 Accelerated Reliability Testing Standardization 359

8.1 Overview and Analysis 359

8.2 IEC Standards 362

8.3 ISO Standards 367

8.4 Military Reliability Testing Standards and Appropriate Documents 367

8.5 Standardization in Reliability (Durability) Testing by Societies 370

Conclusions 373

Common Conclusions 373

Specific Conclusions 373

Glossary of Terms and Definitions 375

References 393

Index 407

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