By Ming J. Zuo, Jinsheng Huang, Way Kuo (auth.), Hoang Pham PhD (eds.)
An powerful reliability programme is a vital part of each product's layout, trying out and effective construction. From the failure research of a microelectronic machine to software program fault tolerance and from the sped up existence checking out of mechanical elements to verification, a typical underlying philosophy of reliability applies. Defining either primary and utilized paintings around the complete structures reliability enviornment, this cutting-edge reference provides methodologies for caliber, maintainability and dependability. that includes: Contributions from 60 top reliability specialists in academia and giving accomplished and authoritative insurance. A individual foreign Editorial Board making sure readability and precision all through. large references to the theoretical foundations, contemporary study and destiny instructions defined in every one bankruptcy. complete topic index delivering greatest application to the reader. purposes and examples throughout all branches of engineering together with IT, strength, car and aerospace sectors. The handbook's cross-disciplinary scope will make sure that it serves as an fundamental device for researchers in commercial, electric, electronics, computing device, civil, mechanical and structures engineering. it is going to additionally relief expert engineers to discover artistic reliability options and administration to judge structures reliability and to enhance techniques. For scholar study initiatives it is going to be the suitable start line no matter if addressing easy questions in communications and electronics or studying complex functions in micro-electro-mechanical structures (MEMS), production and high-assurance engineering systems.