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MTBF

(computer science)

MTBF

MTBF

(Mean Time Between Failure) The average time a component works without failure. It is the hours of observation divided by the number of failures.
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To mitigate these risks, a more realistic RGPC should be developed that incorporates the expected initial MTBF of 30 hours.
One way to determine MTBF, is to track a group of pipettes until each one fails, determining how long it takes each pipette to fail.
Suppose that the required target reliability level is 95 percent and the MTBF is two years.
Sinclair, for example, ensures the preservation of the MTBF for the entire antenna assembly by selecting cables for their designs that match the life expectancy of the antenna boom.
Each change proposal is designed to improve the current MTBF by a factor of M.
I believe if a survey were made of current electronic expendable decoys planned by all the services, we would find that the MTBF specificaiton was far greater than that required for mission success.
a MTBF target is based on a sample, aggregate population of a drive family and is estimated by statistical measurements and acceleration algorithms under nominal operating conditions.
By using Ituner's energy efficient ATX power supplies (picoPSU), the system runs at low temperatures thus increasing the standard MTBF of the mainboard.
The aim of the MTBF is to make the budget system better.
Since MTBF is based on power-on time, it also means that their SATA disks last four times longer than disks in a traditional RAID array, making it in the ballpark of a SCSI, with 1.