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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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For the program to have a low-risk plan, an initial MTBF of at least 103 hours is needed.
Achieving a higher MTBF requires additional test time for DfR activities and DT reliability growth test events.
Calibration frequency is a function of the MTBF of the pipettes, the laboratory's desired reliability level and its established QC principles.
Let the initial MTBF be 50 hours, the specified MTBF be [theta]* = 111 hours, M' = 4 and M* = 1.
The company's flagship product, Automatic Impedance Matching (AIM) Units for RF Power applications, boast an industry-leading and proven 44 months MTBF.
The graph below shows the difference between the probability of failure and the expected total number of failures for various fractions of MTBF.
1) An MTBF measurement is based on a sample population and is estimated by statistical measurements and acceleration algorithms under nearline / low duty cycle workload.
2 million hours MTBF, data throughput is 150 MB/second from the SATA interface.
The specifications that will assist you in matching the best drive for your application include MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure, hours), recording head life (hours), MSBF (Mean Swaps Between Failure, in cycles), and media durability (number of passes).
To enhance [it], we needed a solid-state local storage solution with high MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)," said Gadi Solomon director of product management at the 3Com Network Convergence Design Center.
2 million hour MTBF, 100% duty cycle SATA disks with RAID 6 dual parity, provides a system that has up to 30,000 times the MTDL (Mean Time to Data Loss) of RAID 5 with minimal performance loss," stated Jerry Namery, Chief Technology Officer.
With a MTBF of 200,000 hours and a Mean Insertions Between Failure of 500,000, they represent a breakthrough for the MO industry, providing reliability.