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Guide To Design Of Electronic Equipment For Maintainability

Report Number: WADC TR 56-218
Author: Altman, James W.
Author: Folley, John D., Jr.
Corporate Author: American Institute For Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Pages: 179
Contract: None Given
Project: 7502
Task: 71502
PB Number: PB121439
AD Number: AD0101729

A major problem faced by the military services is effective maintenance of complex electronic equipments despite shortages of highly skilled maintenance technicians. This guide is intended to help alleviate this problem by recommending design practices which will maximize the ease with which electronic equipments can be maintained. Factors to be considered in planning for maintainability are briefly reviewed. A schedule of steps to be taken in designing a maintainable system is presented. Specific characteristics are recommended for equipment and maintenance procedures.

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