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From HALT Results to An Accurate Field MTBF Estimate

by Harry McLean;

The author has developed a patent pending
mathematical model that, when provided with the appropriate
HALT and product information,..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Prediction, Accelerated Life Testing

A Multi-Objective Memetic Algorithm for RBDO and Robust Design

by Zhuang, Xiaotian ; Pan, Rong ;

An efficient Multi-Objective Memetic Algorithm is presented here to optimize reliability and robustness where produ!..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model

Accurate Modeling of Shared Components in High Reliability

by O’Brien, Chris ; Bukowski, Julia V. ;

International standards for safety system evaluation require that shared components either be accurately modeled or not be used. !..

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

Common Cause Failures: Implementation of a Simplified Alpha Factor

by Warren, Colie G. ;

This paper provides PRA analysts with practical guidance for implementing a simplification of the com!..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Fault Tree Analysis, Product Reliability, Reliability Model

Assessment of Maintenance Policies for a Multi-deterioration Rates

by Ponchet, Amelie ; Grall, Antoine ; Fouladirad, Mitra ;

This paper deals with condition-based maintenance of a gradually deteriorating system or device wh!..

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

Soft computing approaches in reliability modeling and analysis

by Walmir M. Caminhas, PhD, Federal University of Minas Gerais; Marcia F. P. Salgado, Federal University of Minas Gerais; Benjamim R. Menezes, PhD, Federal University of Minas Gerais;

This paper reviews soft computing approaches for modeling reliability of repairable systems...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:Maintainability, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation, Reliability Model, RAMS 2010 Proceedings

Reliability Analysis – A Tool Set for Improving Business Processes

by Aron Brall, ManTech International;

A methodology for applying reliability tools to business processes is presented as a means of controlling and/or reducing costs. In general, the use of reliability tools to prevent business process failures is a cost effective approach...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Reliability Model, Fault Tree Analysis,

An Integrated Life Cycle-based Software Reliability Assurance Approach for NASA Projects

by Ying Shi; Prince Kalia; John Evans; Anthony DiVenti;

This paper proposes a software reliability assurance approach for NASA projects...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Life Cycle Cost, Product Reliability, Software Reliability

Compliance Testing is NOT Reliability Testing

by Hegde, Vaishali

The healthcare industry is expanding rapidly. This has led to a common (mis)belief, FDA mandated compliance testing, ensures a reliable product. This paper outlines the differences between compliance and reliability testing, with real life examples...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Accelerated Life Testing, Product Reliability

Field Failure Rate May Not Be What You Think

by Rand, Daniel.; McLinn, James A. ;

The roll-out scenario of a new product can lead to problems even when data and data analysis appear to be simple. The problem often arises from the successive groups that go out monthly. Both the Hazard..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Failure Rate,

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