Dependability Management - Part 3: Application Guide - Section 4: Guide to the Specification of Dependability Requirements
|Publication Date:||1 August 1996|
|ICS Code (Quality management and quality assurance):||03.120.10|
|ICS Code (Electrical engineering in general):||29.020|
This section of IEC 300 gives guidance on specifying required dependability characteristics in product and equipment specifications, together with specifications of procedures and criteria for verification.
The guidance provided includes the following:
- advice on specifying quantitative and qualitative reliability, maintainability and availability requirements;
- advice to customers of a product to help them to ensure that the specified requirements will be fulfilled by suppliers;
- advice to suppliers to help them to meet customer requirements.
1 It is not the intention of this standard to give guidance on the management of reliability and maintainability programmes or on the various activities necessary to fulfil stated reliability, maintainability and availability requirements. For this general guidance see other parts of IEC 300.
2 Safety specifications are not considered in this guide.
3 Guidance for the inclusion of reliability clauses in specifications for components (or parts) for electronic equipment is given in IEC 409.
4 Guidance for presentation of reliability data on electronic components can be found in IEC 319.