A Reliability Modelling and Prediction Methodology for Use in Aircraft Design
Stringent reliability targets are included in modern aircraft specifications, the attainment of which is only possible by good design. Initiation of a rigorous reliability effort is required in the earliest stages of a new aircraft prograirme to incorporate all the desirable top-level reliability features and assure attainment of the set targets. A valid quantitative reliability prediction methodology is therefore essential.
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