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Mean Time Between Unscheduled Removal (MTBUR) and Mean Time Between Distortions (MTBD) vs. Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)

DSIAC was asked to provide some assessment on the general acceptance of using MTBUR and MTBD instead of MTBF, using “defect” instead of “failures.” DSIAC reached out to a reliability subject matter expert, who gave…

Reliability Testing of Nuclear Power Systems for Space

A DSIAC subject matter expert from the Johns Hopkins University Energetics Research Group provided points of contact from NASA Glenn Research Center and Los Alamos National Laboratory. These contacts were involved in the Kilopower project….

Solid State Drive (SSD) Health Monitoring

DSIAC staff reviewed DTIC and open-source information related to self-monitoring, analysis, and reporting technology (S.M.A.R.T. or SMART) embedded in modern computer storage media devices and their control electronics. Additionally, SSD reliability information and software utilities…