LIGO Document E1300670-v2

aLIGO Electronics Reliability Predictions

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This note provides background and methods used to make electronics reliability predictions based on MIL-HDBK-217F.

Several common aLIGO custom electronic chassis are evaluated, and the Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF) and failure rate are calculated.

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Version 2 of the word document corrects a typo on the example calculation of the MTBF of an aLIGO AA Chassis (1.94E4 hours was corrected to 1.94E5 hours)
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