Accession Number : ADA203616

Title :   Development of the University of Maryland RAMCAD (Reliability and Maintainability Computer-Aided Design) for Electronic Systems.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 85-Aug 87,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Richter, Karen J.

Report Date : OCT 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 312

Abstract : This report covers the system architecture, the human-machine interface, and the engineering analyses routines of the University of Maryland RAMCAD system through Version 3, completed in the summer of 1987. For each of these areas, the background development, including lessons learned in that development, is detailed, the capabilities of Version 3 are outlined, and the future needs, including targeted research tasks, ongoing development and long term goals, are given. Appendices include the major research papers published by the University of Maryland RAMCAD group.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, RELIABILITY, MAINTAINABILITY, LIFE CYCLE TESTING, ELECTRONICS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE