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The need for an increased emphasis on the reliability and maintainability characteristics of shipboard systems is discussed. Next, the current reliability and maintainability specification requirements are surveyed and their impact on the marine industry is reviewed. This is followed by a description and evaluation of the various types of reliability and maintainability analyses which may be applied to shipboard systems. Insofar as marine equipments are concerned, the major sources of data, their availability, and utility are also reviewed.

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    Naval Ship Research and Development Center

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Harrington, R L
    • Coats, J W
    • Farley, F E
  • Publication Date: 1970-1

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  • Accession Number: 00007492
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NSRDC Report 3270
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 22 1972 12:00AM