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Storage Life Estimation of Next Infrared Flare Material
Back, Seungjun; Son, Youngkap; Kim, Namjin; Kwon, Taesoo;
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This paper shows storage life estimation of next IR(infrared) flare material through accelerated degradation tests. Three temperature conditions for the accelerated degradation tests are 55, 65 and . Six performances of IR flare material are burning time, IR peak/continuous Intensity, total energy of near/mid-IR and color ratio, and they were measured after the tests. Storage life of the IR flare material was estimated through both analyzing the degradation data of those performances and applying distribution-based degradation models to the data. Over 30 years of storage life at is estimated in terms of IR peak intensity with reliability 0.99 and confidence level 99 %. Additionally, 10 years of storage period at would be equivalent to 68 days of accelerated test at from the activation energy in Arrhenius model.
Storage Lifetime;Flare Material;Reliability;Degradation;Accelerated Degradation Test;
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