Announcing the Automated Text Reader for NPRD-2016, FMD-2016 and EPRD-2014!

January 12th, 2016

The RMQSI Knowledge Center announces a new format in its popular reliability databook series of publications for those who prefer electronic media. The Databook Automated Text Reader provides a searchable text viewing capability for our NPRD-2016, FMD-2016 and EPRD-2014 Databooks as individual product offerings, or in any combination.






The RMQSI Knowledge Center will be at RAMS 2016 in Tucson on 25-28 Jan 2016!

January 8th, 2016

The RMQSI Knowledge Center, operated by Quanterion Solutions, will have a booth at the upcoming RAMS 2016 in Tucson at the end of January. The Knowledge Center will be manning the Exhibit, so please stop by and say hello. We will be happy to discuss what our new Center is all about and what we…  Read More

Quanterion Announces the 2016 Edition of the Failure Mode / Mechanism Distributions (FMD-2016) Publication

December 17th, 2015

FMD-2016 contains field failure mode and mechanism distribution data on a variety of electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical parts and assemblies. This data can be used to assist in the performance of reliability analyses and assessments such as Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA).

Compared to its predecessor FMD-2013, FMD-2016…  Read More

Announcing the Release of the “Warranty Calculator” Planning and Analysis Tool!

August 25th, 2015

The RMQSI Knowledge Center is pleased to announce the release of its Warranty Calculator planning and analysis tool. The tool was developed to provide automated calculations and comparisons for ten different warranty types in common use. The tool also includes data, information and references that provide further guidance for over 30 additional warranty types. Strategic…  Read More

“System Reliability Toolkit – V: New Approaches and Practical Applications” Released!

August 25th, 2015

This fifth Toolkit in the popular series developed by Quanterion reflects an updated DoD focus on RMQSI. Several of the same Quanterion staff members have been involved in all five titles in the series. Over 30 new topics have been added, and several others updated, with a minimum removal of topics from the “System Reliability…  Read More

Introducing the RMQSI Knowledge Center!

August 12th, 2015

The RMQSI Knowledge Center was established as a means of facilitating industry and government access to publications, tools, data/information, training and expertise to improve the Reliability (R), Maintainability (M) of products and systems. The acronym “RMQSI” combines the initials of those technical activities with those of Quanterion Solutions Incorporated (QSI), stressing the company’s role in…  Read More

2016 Edition of the Nonelectronic Parts Reliability Data Publication (NPRD-2016) Released!

July 8th, 2015

The 2016 Edition of the Nonelectronic Part Reliability Data publication (NPRD-2016) presents failure rate data on a wide variety of electrical assemblies and electromechanical/mechanical parts and assemblies. Compared to its predecessor NPRD-2011 publication, NPRD-2016 adds 138,000 new parts and over 370 billion part hours, representing approximately a 400% increase in content. The expanded part types…  Read More

Quanterion Paper Published in Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

February 12th, 2015

Richard Wisniewski, Quanterion Senior Engineer, has had a paper published in the Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration.  The paper is based on work performed by Quanterion for the  Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research at Virginia Tech as part of National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) 2010-N-12081.  The work included the…  Read More

DoD Memo Regarding Information Analysis Centers’ Value

February 6th, 2015

The Director for Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) has sent out an important memo, co-signed by Mr. Shaffer / ASD(R&E), identifying the Information Analysis Center (IAC) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts as “best value vehicles” and conveying to requirements officers and contracting officers across DoD to consider the IACs as “vehicles of first…  Read More

New DoDI 5000.02 Released

January 13th, 2015

On 7 Jan 2015, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense published a MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACQUISITION WORKFORCE to issue the new Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02 “Operation of the Defense Acquisition System” and cancel the interim version that was released on 25 November 2013. According to the Memorandum, the just-released version implements…  Read More