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Reliability engineering


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Reliability engineering
Life testing, accelerated life testing, environmental testing, vibration and shock testing, burn-in
Failure mode and effect analysis -- FMEA
Failure mode, cause, effect on product or system, corrective action, comments.
Fault tree analysis
Shows logical relationship between failure and causes -- "AND" nodes and "OR" nodes
1. Access of parts for repair.
2. Standardization and/or modular parts
3. Diagnostic repair procedures
Preventative maintenance
Corrective Maintenance
Availability -- Operational availability = MTBM/ MTBM + MDT; MTBM = mean time between maintenance; MDT = mean downtime