Automated Reliability Prediction Procedure
Document Number FD-ARPP-01
Issue Number 13
Issue Date Mar 2016
ABSTRACT: New Version....Reliability Software Tool that Automates the Reliability Prediction Techniques in SR-332, Issue 4,
Reliability Prediction Procedure for Electronic Equipment
The Telcordia Reliability Prediction Procedure (RPP) has a long and distinguished history of use within and outside the
telecommunications industry. SR-332, Issue 4, March 2016, provides the only hardware reliability prediction procedure developed
from the input and participation of a cross-section of major industrial companies. This lends the procedure and the predictions derived
from it a high level of credibility, free from the bias of any individual supplier or service provider.
The ARPP is an Excel-spreadsheet software tool that automates the reliability prediction procedures in SR-332, Issue 4. It
provides suppliers and manufacturers with a simple tool for making RPP calculations. It also provides a means for understanding RPP
calculations through the capability of interactive examples provided by the user.
FD-ARPP-01 contains both SR-332, Issue 4, and the ARPP Excel-spreadsheet software tool.
- Uses SR-332, Issue 4 methodologies: Incorporates the latest changes developed from the input of several major
- Less expensive than other industry reliability calculation software: It provides an alternative to expensive complex
software systems, which have the RPP embedded as one of several prediction models
- Its format is portable and easy to use: The portability and relatively small size of the Excel spreadsheet permits greater
flexibility of use than more complex systems
- Has a parts database capability: Includes the capability to apply a user's internal database that assigns SR-332, Issue
4 device types to specific device products as well as an aid to producing such a database. Drop-down menus ease this process.
- Eliminates the cumbersome task of replicating formulas and tables: Eliminates the need for SR-332 purchasers to
replicate formulas and tables from the SR-332 document into their own tools
- Ensures the accuracy of calculations:Provides a way for suppliers and manufacturers to double-check calculations made on
AARP is the Telcordia official software implementation of the RPP techniques in the new issue (4) of SR-332. It provides
suppliers and manufacturers with a simple, "easy to use" tool for making RPP calculations.
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More Information and Demo*
*This demo is only for demonstrative purposes and was created using the initial version (10.0) of the spreadsheet tool
(all the features of Version 10.0 are also contained in the current version (12.1a) and in SR-332, Issue 4.
Components of this product are:
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