Practical Issues in Designing and Maintaining Multiple Test Forms

Authored by: Cathy LW Wendler , Michael E. Walker

Handbook of Test Development

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415626019
eBook ISBN: 9780203102961
Adobe ISBN: 9781136242571


 Download Chapter



In the 1960s, Bell Aerosystems was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to develop a device that would allow a single individual to fly. The end result was the “Bell Rocket Belt.” Unfortunately, despite its careful design, the rocket belt had a serious limitation: it could fly for only about 30 seconds. Unless a testing program takes into account the requirements needed to sustain a test, it may suffer a similar fate—the initial test launch is spectacular but its existence short-lived.

Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.