Handbook of Reliability Engineering and Management 2/E

Hardcover | December 22, 1995

byW. Ireson, Clyde Coombs, Richard Moss

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Responsible For Reliability? Look No Further! Finally, a working tool that delivers expert guidance on all aspects of product reliability. W. Grant Ireson and Clyde F Coombs, Jr.'s new Second Edition of Handbook of Reliability Engineering and Management gives you the specific engineering, management, and mathematics data you need to design and manufacture more reliable electronic and mechanical devices as well as complete systems. You'll find proven industry practices for defining and achieving reliability goals--real how-to information, not theoretical generalities. You also get new methods for determining overall product reliability. . .the latest design techniques for extending a product's life cycle. . .tested strategies for incorporating reliability into new product development. . .and more.

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Responsible For Reliability? Look No Further! Finally, a working tool that delivers expert guidance on all aspects of product reliability. W. Grant Ireson and Clyde F Coombs, Jr.'s new Second Edition of Handbook of Reliability Engineering and Management gives you the specific engineering, management, and mathematics data you need to de...

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The completely updated second edition of this classic reference offers you unsurpassed coverage of all aspects of reliability engineering and management, including reliability issues in electronic components and systems, software, and mechanical devices. It now includes specific information on how to design a product for reliabilit; it...

Clyde F. Coombs, Jr, (Los Altos, CA) recently retired from Hewlett-Packard. He is the editor of all five editions of the Printed Circuits Handbook, the first of which was published in 1967. He is also the editor of two editions of the Electronics Instrument Handbook and the communications Network Test and Measurement Handbook.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 9.4 × 7.7 × 1.85 inPublished:December 22, 1995Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070127506

ISBN - 13:9780070127500

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Table of Contents

Introduction, Definitions, and Relationships.

The Role of Management in Reliability.

Managing Reliability as a Process.

Economics of Reliability.

Design for Reliability.

Failure Modes and Effects (FMEA) and Fault-Tree Analysis (FTA) (Success-Tree Analysis--STA).

Reliability Specification and Goal Setting.

Concurrent Engineering.

Human-Centered Design.

Reliability Information Collection and Analysis.

Designing Experiments to Measure and Improve Reliability.

Accelerated Testing.

Failure Analysis System--Root Cause and Corrective Action.

Physics of Failure.

Maintainability and Reliability.

Component Reliability.

Thermal Management and Reliability of Electronics.

Mechanical Stress and Analysis.

Mechanical Reliability.

Design for Mechanical Reliability.

System Reliability.

Software Reliability and the Development Process.

Supplier Reliability and Quality Assurance.

Techniques of Estimating Reliability at Design Stage.

Mathematical and Statistical Methods and Models in Reliability and Life Studies.

Life Distributions and Concepts.

Graphical Analyses of Reliability Data.

Appendices:

A: Tables and Charts.

B: Charts.

C: Reliability Standards and Specifications.