STP515: An Assessment of Accelerated Testing

    Yurkowsky, W
    Director, Reliability and Value Analysis, Bell Aerospace Co., Buffalo, N. Y.

    Fulton, DW
    Rome Air Development Center, Griffiss Air Force Base, N. Y.

    Pages: 14    Published: Jan 1972


    The state of the art in accelerated life testing at the part level is assessed and found to be far less advanced than generally believed. Requirements and procedures to be followed in developing valid testing methods are presented. The use of a multidisciplined approach is found to be essential.


    predictions, accelerated tests, evaluation, components, tests, reliability, reviews, failure, stresses, statistical samples, statistical distributions, extrapolation

    Paper ID: STP34677S

    Committee/Subcommittee: G03.08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP34677S

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