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Calculating Equivalent Acceleration Factors for Random Stresses

In accelerated life tests, when a component has been tested for a number of hours under the stressed condition, we want to know the equivalent operation time at the use stress condition. If the use stress is a constant value, this is easy to calculate. However, a stress at the use condition is usually random, so how can we calculate the equivalent acceleration factor for a random stress? In this article, we will illustrate one simple method.


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Don’t Miss Out on the Advanced Registration Discount for ARS!

The 2013 International Applied Reliability Symposium, North America will be held on June 5-7 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Act now to take advantage of the $200 discount for this year's event! You must register by April 12, 2013 to receive this discount. Visit for more information.


ReliaSoft Published Article in RMS Partnership Winter Journal

ReliaSoft's Huairui (Harry) Guo, Athanasios Gerokostopoulos and Yuhai Liang recently published "Optimum RCM Strategies Based on Quantitative Reliability Analysis" in The Journal of Reliability, Maintainability, & Supportability (RMS) in Systems Engineering. This article examines the reliability centered maintenance process and how to apply quantitative reliability analysis tools to help achieve an efficient and cost-effective RCM project. You can read the entire article at:


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ReliaSoft at RAMS

Thanks to everyone who visited our booth at the Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) held last month. It was great seeing our old friends and making new ones. We value our customers and appreciate the continued support. The papers presented by ReliaSoft personnel and affiliates this year are now available for download at

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