Reliability Test Design: Linking Fatigue and Reliability

Reliability Test Design: Linking Fatigue and Reliability

July 18th, 2017

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Reliability Test Design: Linking Fatigue and Reliability

Reliability and durability fit together in product validation testing. Often, the product’s life requirement is being able to withstand loading over a specified duration with reliability and confidence requirements. Durability, life data and reliability analyses can help engineers answer critical questions like how long to test and how many parts to test in order to meet these life requirements. In this article, we discuss the important link between testing to prove durability and testing to demonstrate reliability.

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2017 ARDC North America Excellent Presentation Award Winners

On behalf of the reliability and durability community, we would like to thank all the presenters, sponsors and exhibitors at the first ARDC North America event for helping to create such an engaging experience for all attendees. Also, many congratulations to the award winners of the most excellent presentations! The award winners were selected based on votes cast by conference attendees.

  • 1st Place (Gold) – Melanie Cox of GE Aviation
    Once Upon a Time-Based Failure Mode: Presenting Reliability Data Effectively
  • 2nd Place (Silver) – Vasiliy Krivtsov and Michael Frankstein of Ford Motor Company
    A Practical Procedure for Bayesian Analysis of Reliability Data
  • 3rd Place (Bronze) – Celine Geiger of Waymo and Amrita Lonkar of Loon
    Reliability of Moonshots 

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