A Test and Simulation strategy involves defining the “right” mix of each to ensure a design/process is optimized and is meeting both its internal and customer requirements. An appropriate strategy minimizes test risk, is based on accurate simulation of the operational environment, and cost-effectively applies available resources.
For demonstrating product reliability the question of how many test samples are needed to be “X” percent confident of having met a reliability objective often comes up. Let’s say that manufacturer is going to produce 5,000 rooftop car carriers and is willing to tolerate roughly 100 returns over the next five years. How can this… Read More