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1992 Blueprints for Product Reliability - Part 4 - Assessing Reliability Progress
The RIAC "Blueprints for Product Reliability" are a series of documents published by the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) to provide insight into, and guidance in applying, sound...
1994 ISO 9000
ISO-9000 is the generic reference for a family of standards on quality management. Compliance with an appropriate standard from this family is required by members of the European Economic Community (...
1995 Plastic Encapsulated Microcircuits (PEMs)
Covers the advantages and risks involved in using PEMs in lieu of metal or ceramic packages and provides a bibliography of useful references on the subject.
1995 Joint Publication 3-07, Joint Doctrine for Military Operations Other Than War, 16 Jun 1995
This publication describes the basic tenets of military operations other than war (MOOTW) — from a general description of all types of operations to planning considerations necessary for effective...
1995 Parts Management Plan
This edition discusses the goals of a Parts Management Plan (PMP) program are: The selection of parts and materials which can withstand the manufacturing environment and robustly perform the needed...
1996 Blueprints for Product Reliability - Part 3 - Designing for Reliability
The RIAC "Blueprints for Product Reliability" are a series of documents published by the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) to provide insight into, and guidance in applying, sound...
1996 Blueprints for Product Reliability - Part 2 - Developing Reliability Goals/Requirements
The RIAC "Blueprints for Product Reliability" are a series of documents published by the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) to provide insight into, and guidance in applying, sound...
1996 Blueprints for Product Reliability - Part 1 - Defining Reliability Programs
The RIAC "Blueprints for Product Reliability" are a series of documents published by the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) to provide insight into, and guidance in applying, sound...
1996 Reliability on the World Wide Web
One of the most striking technical developments of recent years has been the explosive growth of the World Wide Web. As of this writing there are more than 68,000,000 separate accessible sites on the...
1996 Creating Robust Designs
Engineering products, from concrete structures to electronic circuits, are designed to perform a function by selecting component part parameters which will permit successful operation of the product...
1996 Impacts on Reliability of Recent Changes in DoD Acquisition Reform Policies
The objective of this START sheet is to provide a brief overview on where recent changes in AR policy are affecting Reliability and Maintainability (RMQSI) and to provide the reader with additional...
1996 Blueprints for Product Reliability - Part 6 - Ensuring Reliable Performance
The RIAC "Blueprints for Product Reliability" are a series of documents published by the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) to provide insight into, and guidance in applying, sound...
1996 Blueprints for Product Reliability - Part 5 - Measuring Product Reliability
The RIAC "Blueprints for Product Reliability" are a series of documents published by the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) to provide insight into, and guidance in applying, sound...
1997 Electronic Reliability Prediction
The total assessment of reliability requires the quantitative estimate of three distinct and separate classes of failure; that is, early life, event-related and wear out.
1997 Reliability Design for Affordability
A task force chartered by the Department of Defense (DOD) in 1995 has defined Affordability as "a process for program management that will lead to affordable technology rather than a program for cost...
1997 Quality Function Deployment
Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is the systematic translation of the "voice of the customer" to actions of the supplier required to meet the customers' desires.
1998 Applying Software Reliability Engineering (SRE) to Build Reliable Software
This START attempts to clarify the common goal, to identify the essential components of the software reliability engineering discipline which, if implemented, can guide an organization to developing...
1998 Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV)
Cost as an Independent Variable, or CAIV, is defined in Section 3.3.4 of DoD 5000.2, as: ". . . a process that helps arrive at cost objectives (including life-cycle costs) and helps the requirements...
1998 Commercial Off-the-Shelf Equipment and Non-Developmental Items
the early 1980's, the Department of Defense's (DoD) only incentive to use commercial items was the potentially lower procurement costs that result from the economies of scale of the larger commercial...
1999 Accelerated Testing
To meet increasing competition, get products to market in the shortest possible time, and satisfy demanding customer expectations,industry is turning to sophisticated methods and techniques of...