American Society for Quality

Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) – U.S. Navy

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA) – UK

Reliability Engineering and System Safety Journal

Society of Reliability Engineers (SRE)

Automotive Industry Action Group

International Electrotechnical Commission


Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) – U.S.

Solo Mantenimiento Industrial – Esp.

Other Sites of Reliability Interest – links to Web sites of Reliability interest

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

International Journal of Performability Engineering

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Society of Automotive Engineers

Surface Mount Technology Association

U.S. Department of Defense – Documents and Handbooks

Global SMT and Packaging Magazine

International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering (IJRQSE)

Norwegian University of Science and Technology Reliability, Safety and Security Studies

Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)

University of Maryland Reliability Engineering

External links are provided as a resource only…inclusion on this website should not be considered an endorsement of the accuracy or reliability of the content, product, or services found therein.


Systems Effectiveness Associates, Inc. provides complete end-to-end HALT / HASS test fixtures solutions including board level, power supply and system level solutions.

SEA provides Reliability Predictions (MTBF), System Availability, and Software Reliability Analysis that satisfies the requirements of Telcordia, FDA, ISO or NASA/DOD standards. They also help establish product support strategies to maximize a companiy’s reliability image in their marketplace. They have an Availability Prediction Tool, and a Reliability Prediction Tool that can be accessed from their website:

Address: 20 Vernon Street, Norwood, MA 02062.

Phone: 781-762-9252. Fax: 781-769-9422.

E-mail: [email protected]

  • Effectiveness 99% 99%
  • Supply 75% 75%
  • Resrouce 95% 95%
  • Solution 85% 85%
  • Level 80% 80%


Adaptive Innovations Corporation is a Product Development Solutions Provider offering both turnkey solutions and customized product design services. They provide engineering, industrial and mechanical design, research and development, CAD/CAE, FEA/CFD Analysis, testing services, and prototypes. Adaptive Innovations is a leader in the design and development of HALT and HASS fixture solutions.

Address: 1315 Nelson St., Suite 8, Lakewood, CO 80215.

Phone: 303-362-0400. Fax: 720-554-8042.

Email: [email protected]



Pioneers of Shock and Vibration, by Michael Freeman, published by Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Inc. This special publication examines the lives and professional contributions of a group of distinguished pioneers in the field of dynamic environmental testing. Chapter 10 is devoted to Dr. Gregg Hobbs’ valued advancement of the science.

A broad cross section of information on quality and reliability is available at the DHi web site. Their web address is

A Chapter of Dr. Hobbs’ book is titled “Software HALT”. Further information on this subject is available from the Proteus Corporation web site. Their web address is