Demonstrating reliability growth requirements with confidence

  title={Demonstrating reliability growth requirements with confidence},
  author={Larry H. Crow},
  journal={2012 Proceedings Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium},
  • L. H. Crow
  • Published 3 April 2012
  • Engineering
  • 2012 Proceedings Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium
Reliability growth testing is used to find reliability problems in the system design through testing so that effective corrective actions can be taken to improve the reliability. In addition, many systems are subjected to a follow-on reliability demonstration test and the results are typically compared to a reliability requirement. The expectation is that by conducting the reliability growth test the probability of passing the demonstration test is improved. While this is generally true for the… 

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