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Development of Photonics Component Failure Rate Models

by Nicholls, David B. ; Mazurowski, John ; Hackert, Michael ; Avak, Anthony ;

This paper summarizes the results of three tasks: evaluate methods that could be used to predict the reliability of photonic com! ponents, define photonics component models and quantify the model parameters...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Electronics, Reliability Prediction, Failure Analysis, FMEA

Improved Reliability Testing with Multiaxial Electrodynamics

by Habtour, Ed ; Drake, Gary S. ; Dasgupta, Abhijit ; Choi, Cholmin; Al-Bassyiouni, Moustafa ;

This article describes the use of multi-axial dynamic shakers to improve product reliability during the%! 20design phase...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Failure Analysis, Engineering, Accelerated Life Testing

A Conceptual Model for “Inherent Reliability” for Nuclear Weapons

by Bierbaum, Rene L. ;

Nuclear weapons are generally considered as one-shot..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Failure Rate, Product Reliability, Reliability Model,Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

Reliability Estimation for One-Shot Systems with Zero Component Test Failures

by Sharon Honecker; Huairui Guo; Doug Ogden; Adamantios Mettas;

In this paper, a flexible and practical method is designed
to est..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, One-shot Devices

Assessing The Fire Risk For A Historic Hangar

by Richard S. Morrison; Koushik Datta;

In the early 1930s the Naval Air Station Sunnyvale,California was commissioned to house the USS Macon, a U.S. Naval Airship. It is now part of a Historic District consisting of a large number of buildings that were constructed from the 1930s on...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Product Reliability,Systems Engineering

Availability target of the railway infrastructure: an analysis

by Uday Kumar; Per-Olof Larsson Kråik; Ambika P. Patra

The aim of this paper is to estimate the availability target for railway infrastructure based on the capacity and punctuality requiremen! ts of infrastructure managers and train operating companies...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Availability Model

Design of Step Stress Accelerated Test and Reliability Assessment for Quartz Flexible Accelerometers

by Yunxia Chen; Rui Kang; Huiguo Zhang;

This paper presents an approach of step
stress accelerated test for..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Monte Carlo Analysis, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

Downwards Propagating: Bayesian Analysis of Complex on-demand Systems

by Chris Jackson; Ali Mosleh;

A Bayesian approach for inference from multiple overlapping higher level data sets on component failure probabilities within complex on demand systems is presented in this paper...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Integrated Systems Analysis, Bayesian, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

A Practical Approach To Accelerated Stress Testing for Avionics Products

by Michael A. Zimmermann;

This paper outlines a test philosophy developed to
overcome a small sample size while applying adequate stress
levels in a manner..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,HALT/HASS, Accelerated Life Testing, Root Cause Analysis

Nonparametric Life Consumption Modeling of High End Drilling Tools

by Martin John; Jörg Baumann; Dustin R. Garvey;

This paper describes a new individual based, nonparametric life consumption model (LCM) that builds on the previously described path classification and estimation model (PACE)...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Engineering, Statistics

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