A Concise Guide to Cost-Effective Design, Development and Manufacture
Wiley Series in Quality and Reliability Engineering
1. Edition April 2001
2001. XX, 268 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-471-49882-7 - John Wiley & Sons
Testing is the most expensive, time-consuming, and difficult activity in the development of engineering products and systems. Much of the testing that is performed in industry is based on tradition, standards, and procedures that do not provide the optimum balance of quality assurance versus cost and time.
From the contents
Stress, Strength and Failure of Materials.
Electrical and Electronics Stress, Strength and Failure.
Variation and Reliability.
Development Testing Principles.
Materials and Systems Testing.
Testing in Service.
Data Collection and Analysis.
Laws, Regulations and Standards.
Appendix 1: Acronyms.
Appendix 2: Testing Regulations and Standards.
Appendix 3: Development Test Plan Example.
Appendix 4: Production Test Plan Example.