It even supports enterprise grade hard disk drives that have 3x higher MTBFs
and is capable of managing around 10 times the workload as compared to entry-level servers that come with consumer-grade hard drives.
for some components far exceed their field time and test data, OEMs are looking for assurance that their expensive luminaire will not be rendered useless should one component fail.
Second, historical data on part failures, including numbers of failures and MTBFs
, were analyzed to determine optimal spares allocation at the base level.
For instance, while cars are typically designed for a lO0,O00-mile life, current UGV design goals are a mean time between failure of 100 hours, and most actually achieve MTBFs
that are far shorter.
4 yr), but current products now have MTBFs
in excess of 200,000 hr due to improved balancing, bearings, and rotor designs.
This modular system realizes savings in labor and floor space while achieving unexcelled MTBFs
Monitoring reliability, the MTBFs
, and the failure rate of a system, equipment, or product, can establish an increasing trend in reliability, the MTBFs
, or a decrease in the failure rate.
The MPM-reliability calculations presented above indicate that MPMs will also exhibit MTBFs
in the tens of thousands of hours.
Adding a UPS dramatically increases your uptime because most UpSes exhibit MTBFs
far greater than those associated with internet-working equipment If you size your UPS to provide your internetworking equipment with at least five minutes of run-time, it will protect you from more than 90% of all power problems.
Commercial products with MTBFs
in excess of 100,000 hours are not uncommon.
Reasons for extended MTBFs
include the elimination of TWTs and their limited life high voltage power supplies and the 200,000 hours of MTBF
of newly-designed active T/R modules.
But with the IS&S Cockpit/IP, modern design technology and processes offer significant reliability improvements with MTBFs
in excess of 24,000 hours.