On 7 Jan 2015, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense published a MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACQUISITION WORKFORCE to issue the new Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02 “Operation of the Defense Acquisition System” and cancel the interim version that was released on 25 November 2013. According to the Memorandum, the just-released version… Read More
Quanterion Solutions announces the launch of its newly designed website at quanterion.com to coincide with the company’s 15th year anniversary. We invite you to take a look and welcome your comments.
This update to the popular 217Plus™ ‘Handbook of Reliability Prediction Models’ replaces the 2006 edition developed for the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC). Available exclusively through Quanterion, 217Plus™:2015 contains new failure rate models covering photonics components and provides updates to the twelve original 217Plus™ component failure rate models based on new data. In addition to… Read More
Quanterion Solutions Incorporated has been awarded a $25,370,000 contract to provide services through August of 2019 for the operations of the Defense Threat Reduction Information Analysis Center (DTRIAC) located at Kirtland Air Force Base NM and Fort Belvoir VA, with support from the company’s Utica NY headquarters. Services include conducting analytical activities, preserving and expanding… Read More
In simplest terms, an item fails when a stress to which it is subjected exceeds the corresponding strength. In this sense, strength can be viewed as “resistance to failure”. Good design practice is such that the strength is always greater than the expected stress. The safety factor “η” can be defined in terms of strength… Read More
The practice of limiting electrical, thermal and mechanical stresses on parts to levels below their specified ratings is called derating. MIL-STD-721C offers the following definitions of derating:
Using an item in such a way that applied stresses are below rated values
The lowering of the rating of an item in one stress field to allow an increase… Read More
Quanterion Solutions Incorporated, a Utica/Rome–based small technology business headquartered at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), is growing based on several recent contract awards:
Quanterion is a team member of two DoD Multiple Award Contracts (MACs), the Homeland Defense Technical Area Tasks (HD TATs) and the Defense Systems Technical Area Tasks (DS TATs). Under subcontract to MacAulay-Brown… Read More
Quanterion Solutions’ Stress-Derating Spreadsheet Calculator – SD-18 Derating Standard is an Excel-based software tool that allows the user to easily determine if a design is in compliance with the derating guidelines presented in NAVSEA SD-18 Part Requirement and Application Guide. After selecting the application environment and entering the ambient baseline temperature, the user then enters… Read More
Quanterion has been awarded a US Navy Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) project to develop its Automated Software Solution for Extraction and Transformation System Simplification (ASSETS2) concept.
The ASSETS2 concept will provide a means to construct and populate a user-definable database that can be tailored to extract data/information from a number of sources, automatically… Read More
Quanterion is pleased to offer the second volume of guides in the popular RELease Series, with seven new titles covering additional topics in reliability engineering. The guides introduce readers to some of the most popular and effective reliability strategies and practices in an attempt to demystify the overall process of developing and producing reliable products and… Read More