Int J Performability Eng ›› 2012, Vol. 8 ›› Issue (5): 551-562.doi: 10.23940/ijpe.12.5.p551.mag

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Some Aerospace Engineering Applications of Reliability Growth: A Review


  1. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland 20771, U.S.A.


Reliability growth analysis is a tool for trending and monitoring component and system reliability during design, development, and fielded operations. It is robust with mixed failure modes and changing reliability levels and can predict future failures with reasonable accuracy. Several reliability growth case studies from aerospace engineering applications are presented as an overview to illustrate its utility for development, in-service, and management trending and risk assessment.

Received on October 12, 2011, revised on May 12, 2012 and July 17, 2012
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