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MIL-HDBK-781 Revision A:1996

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RELIABILITY TEST METHODS, PLANS, AND ENVIRONMENTS FOR ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT, QUALIFICATION AND PRODUCTION
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1 Scope
1.1 Purpose
1.2 Applicability
1.2.1 Application of handbook
1.3 Method of references
1.4 Equipment categories
2 Applicable documents
2.1 General
2.2.1 Specifications, standards, and handbooks
2.3 Non-government publications
2.4 Order of precedence
3 Definitions
3.1 Terms
3.1.1 Corrective maintenance (repair)
3.1.2 Decision risks
3.1.3 Multiple failures
3.1.4 Measures of reliability
3.1.5 Mission profile
3.1.6 Life-cycle profile
4 Reliability test methods and test plans
4.1 Reliability test program
4.2 Integrated reliability test planning
4.3 Environmental test conditions
4.4 Test instrumentation and facilities
4.5 Performance baselines
4.6 Failure reporting, analysis and correction action
        system
4.7 Failure categories
5 Recommended combined environmental test conditions
5.1 Purpose
5.2 Test planning
5.3 Test methods
5.4 Test methods and test plan selection factors
5.5 Reliability development/growth evaluation methods
5.6 Durability/economic life test
5.7 ESS monitoring methods
5.8 MTBF assurance test
5.9 Sequential test plans
5.10 Fixed-duration tests
5.11 All-equipment production reliability acceptance
        test plan
5.12 Reliability estimates from unit-level results
6 Test instrumentation and facilities
6.1 Purpose
6.2 Thermal and vibration survey
6.3 Mission and life-cycle environmental profiles
        and test conditions
6.4 Combined environments for fixed-ground equipment
6.5 Combined environments for mobile ground equipment
6.6 Combined environments for shipboard and underwater
        vehicle equipments
6.7 Combined environments for jet aircraft equipment
6.8 Combined environments for V/STOL equipment
6.9 Combined environments for turbopropellor aircraft
        and helicopter equipment
6.10 Combined environments for air-launched weapons and
        assembled external stores
6.11 Missile transportation, handling and storage
7 Test instrumentation and facilities
7.1 Purpose
7.2 Test facilities and apparatus
8 Notes
8.1 Intended use
8.2 Supersession
8.3 Subject term (keyword) listing
8.4 Changes from previous issue
NUMEROUS TABLES
NUMEROUS FIGURES

Provides for reliability testing during development, qualification, and production of systems and equipment. Coverage includes: reliability test methods and test plans; combined environmental test conditions; test instrumentation and facilities. Also gives definitions, reference documents, tables and diagrams.

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AREA SESS
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes MIL STD 781. A NOTICE 1 - Notice of Validation. (02/2015)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
412
PublisherName
US Military Specs/Standards/Handbooks
Status
Current
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