ASTM E3159 - 18 - Standard Guide for General Reliability

ASTM E3159 - 18

Standard Guide for General Reliability

Status : Current   Published : April 2018



1.1 This guide covers fundamental concepts, applications, and mathematical relationships associated with reliability as used in industrial areas and as applied to simple components, processes, and systems or complex final products.

1.2 The system of units for this guide is not specified. Quantities in the guide are presented only as illustrations of the method or of a calculation. Any examples used are not binding on any particular product or industry.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM E3159 - 18
TitleStandard Guide for General Reliability
Publication Date01 April 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Weibull, Weibayes, survival, substantiation testing, scatter factor, risk, repairable system, reliability, probability plot, Poisson, pdf, non-repairable system, MTTF, MTBF, Monte Carlo simulation, lognormal, hazard function, failure rate, Exponential, chi-square, cdf, <emph type="ital">B<inf>p</inf></emph> life, binomial, bathtub curve, Bathtub curve; binomial; life; cdf; chi-square; Exponential; failure rate; hazard function; lognormal; Monte Carlo simulation; MTBF;, MTTF; non-repairable system; pdf; Poisson; probability plot; reliability; repairable system; risk; scatter factor; substantiation, testing; survival; Weibayes; Weibull
File Size417 KB

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