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Appendix K: Predicting Rocket Launch Reliability – Case Study

  1. Dr. Romney B. Duffey BSc, PhD, FASME scientist manager speaker Principal Scientist ASME Fellow past Chair active member1 and
  2. John W. Saull CEng, FRAeS, DAE aviation regulator executive director head member chairman2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714461.app11

Managing Risk: The Human Element

Managing Risk: The Human Element

How to Cite

Duffey, R. B. and Saull, J. W. (2008) Appendix K: Predicting Rocket Launch Reliability – Case Study, in Managing Risk: The Human Element, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714461.app11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL), Canada

  2. 2

    International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA), UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699768

Online ISBN: 9780470714461

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Summary

This appendix contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Theory of Rocket Reliability

  • Results

  • Measures of Experience

  • Comparision to World Data

  • Predicting the Probability of Failure

  • Statistical Estimates of the Failure Probability for the Very ‘Next’ Launch

  • Independent Validation of the MERE Launch Failure Curve

  • Observations

  • References