Sources of Reliability
Questions and Data

Reliability Program Activities Involving the
Collection and Analysis of Reliability Data

Design and Development Manufacturing Process Design Manufacturing Customer Support
Accelerated testing of critical parts Process design and qualification Factory testing Field tracking
Prototype testing Qualification of vendors Demonstration of reliability to customers Repair process monitoring
Design of factory burn-in

Thanks are given to Jeffrey H. Hooper and Sigmund J. Amster for the main ideas in this table.