A Reliability Modelling and Prediction Methodology for Use in Aircraft Design

  • V. C. Serghides
  • J. P. Fielding


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.


Reliability Prediction Operational Reliability Oxygen System Defect Rate Reliability Target 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. C. Serghides
    • 1
  • J. P. Fielding
    • 1
  1. 1.College of AeronauticsCranfield Institute of TechnologyCranfield, BedfordUK

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