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1994 ISO 9000
ISO-9000 is the generic reference for a family of standards on quality management. Compliance with an appropriate standard from this family is required by members of the European Economic Community (...
2002 ISO 9000-2000
ISO-9000 1 is the generic reference for a family of standards on quality management. Compliance with an appropriate standard from this family is required by members of the European Economic Community...
2001 Joint Publication 3-0, Doctrine for Joint Operations, 10 Sep 2001
This revised edition of JP 3-0, Doctrine for Joint Operations, represents the latest in a series of updates to joint doctrine. It reflects the most current guidance for conducting joint and...
1995 Joint Publication 3-07, Joint Doctrine for Military Operations Other Than War, 16 Jun 1995
This publication describes the basic tenets of military operations other than war (MOOTW) — from a general description of all types of operations to planning considerations necessary for effective...
2003 Kolmogorov-Simirnov: A Goodness of Fit Test for Small Samples
Most statistical methods assume an underlying distribution in the derivation of their results. Overview of some issues associated with the implementation of the KS GoF test, especially when assessing...
2001 MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS)
MicroElectroMechanical Systems, or MEMS, represent an extraordinary technology that promises to transform whole industries and drive the next technological revolution.
2005 Operating Characteristic (OC) Functions and Acceptance Sampling Plans
The objective of this START sheet is to enhance the links between OC Function theory and its practice, by providing an overview of the theoretical background and numerical examples and practical...
1995 Parts Management Plan
This edition discusses the goals of a Parts Management Plan (PMP) program are: The selection of parts and materials which can withstand the manufacturing environment and robustly perform the needed...
2014 Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Guidebook
This Guidebook, issued 27 May 2014, complements DoD policies and guidance while providing PBL best practices and practical examples. The content of the Guidebook will be integrated with the DAU PBL...
1999 Performance-Based Requirements (PBRs)
OFPP defines performance-based contracting as a means of \"structuring all aspects of an acquisition around the purpose of the work to be performed as opposed to either the manner by which the work...
1995 Plastic Encapsulated Microcircuits (PEMs)
Covers the advantages and risks involved in using PEMs in lieu of metal or ceramic packages and provides a bibliography of useful references on the subject.
2004 Policy Addendum for Systems Engineering
Per the direction in my systems engineering policy memorandum (February 20,2004), the Director, Defense Systems established the Systems Engineering Forum, Yourfeedback via this forum reinforced the...
2004 Quality Control Charts
Methods of statistical process control (SPC) have been in existence for over eighty years now in industrial statistics. SPC methods are used, among other things, to detect when a stable process,...
1997 Quality Function Deployment
Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is the systematic translation of the "voice of the customer" to actions of the supplier required to meet the customers' desires.
2003 Reduction of Total Ownership Costs (R-TOC) Best Practices Guide
This document was prepared by the Institute for Defense Analyses for the Office of the Director of Defense Systems, under the task, Reduction of Total Ownership Costs. It addresses task objectives to...
2012 Regression Analysis
Regression modeling is probably the most widely used (and misused) statistical tool in the analysis of data. Assume that we have two or more variables, that they are associated (correlated), and that...
1997 Reliability Design for Affordability
A task force chartered by the Department of Defense (DOD) in 1995 has defined Affordability as "a process for program management that will lead to affordable technology rather than a program for cost...
2003 Reliability Estimations for the Exponential Life
Discuss practical considerations regarding the derivation of reliability estimations in the important case when the underlying distribution is Exponential.
1999 Reliability Growth
Reliability growth is the improvement of a product's reliability over time (hence the term, growth) through learning about the deficiencies of the design and taking action to eliminate or minimize...
1996 Reliability on the World Wide Web
One of the most striking technical developments of recent years has been the explosive growth of the World Wide Web. As of this writing there are more than 68,000,000 separate accessible sites on the...