Demonstrates how electronic products manufacturers can improve the effectiveness and longevity of their finished products, building in reliability at the design state and more efficiently monitoring and controlling it throughout practice. The text addresses management personnel in small- and medium-sized electronics manufacturing concerns.
Is your product reliability out of control?; how do you control reliability?; upgrading reliability step by step; how reliable are your products?; how reliable should your products be?; a cost-benefit analysis; organizing for reliability control; reliability planning; reliability specifications; designing for reliability; component qualification; prototype evaluation; product life test; software reliability; component control; failure review and corrective action system (FRACAS); screening.