Asaf Katz, Member IEEE
University of Maryland, College Park
Key Words Computers, Failure, Quality, Small appliances, Warranty.
Summary and Conclusions Too many failures have occurred in various small appliances and computers during their first six months of use. This high number of failures undermines my belief in the reliability of modern small appliances. Some of the small appliance manufacturers should examine and improve their design, components, production, and reliability methods.
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