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Directed Design of Experiments for Validating Probability of Detection Capability of NDE Systems (DOEPOD)Directed Design of Experiments for Validating Probability of Detection Capability of NDE Systems (DOEPOD) Manual v.1.2 The capability of an inspection system is established by applications of various methodologies to determine the probability of detection (POD). One accepted metric of an adequate inspection system is that there is 95% confidence that the POD is greater than 90% (90/95 POD). Design of experiments for validating probability of detection capability of nondestructive evaluation (NDE) systems (DOEPOD) is a methodology that is implemented via software to serve as a diagnostic tool providing detailed analysis of POD test data, guidance on establishing data distribution requirements, and resolving test issues. DOEPOD demands utilization of observance of occurrences. The DOEPOD capability has been developed to provide an efficient and accurate methodology that yields observed POD and confidence bounds for both Hit-Miss or signal amplitude testing. DOEPOD does not assume prescribed POD logarithmic or similar functions with assumed adequacy over a wide range of flaw sizes and inspection system technologies, so that multi-parameter curve fitting or model optimization approaches to generate a POD curve are not required. DOEPOD applications for supporting inspector qualifications is included.
Document ID
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Generazio, Edward R.
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
July 23, 2015
Publication Date
March 1, 2015
Subject Category
Quality Assurance And Reliability
Statistics And Probability
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Funding Number(s)
WBS: WBS 724297.40.44.07
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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