An Enhanced Parenting Process: Predicting Reliability in Product's Design Phase
- Quality Engineering
- October 2011
- Volume 23 Issue 4
- pp. 378-387
- Sanchez, Luis Mejia, Pan, Rong
- Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
The design for reliability philosophy emphasizes early reliability predictions at stages for which no reliability data has been generated. This article proposes an enhanced parenting process, a rigorous series of mathematical formulations that produce a statistical inference of the failure rate. An example demonstrates the method.