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Failure Analysis of FMEA

by Bluvband, Zigmund M.; Grabov, Pavel

This article proposes proven solutions that support the entire end-to-end FMEA sequence of activities (from the point of initiation of the analysis - Failure Modes identification – up to its culmination – evaluation of the effectiveness of the.....

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,FMEA, Design Reliability, Failure Analysis

How to Estimate and Use MTTF/MTBF Would the Real MTBF Please Stand Up?

by Krasich, Milena

This paper discusses, with examples, uses of the terms Mean Time To Failure (MTTF) and Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) in a variety of contexts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Reliability Prediction

Step Stress Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis for Repairable System Using Proportional Intensity Model

by Luo, Min; Jiang, Tongmin

In this paper, a “minimal repairing” approach for the repairable system is assumed. The Paw Law Process (PLP) is modeled to describe the reliability change process of the repairable system...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Repairable Systems, Accelerated Life Testing

Multiobjective Optimization of Preventive Maintenance Schedule on Traction Power System in High-Speed Railway

by Lui, Xiao Min; Wu, Jun Yong; Yang, Yuan; Yan, Xu Wei

Different maintenance actions result in different system reliability and maintenance costs. Therefore dynamic reliability model and the maintenance cost model on TPSS using different maintenance actions have been established in this paper...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, R&M Modeling and Optimization

Reliability Growth of Mobile Gun System during Production Verification Test

by Tananko, Dmitry E.; Kuman, Sharad; Paulson, John; Chang, Jenny

In this publication, the authors discuss a successful conduct of PVT for Stryker MGS, during which the unprecedented reliability Growth Rate of 0.38 was achieved...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Demonstration Tests, Product Development and Recall

Improvements In Automated Reliability Growth Plotting And Estimation

by Dwyer, David J.; Wolfe, Edward; Cahill, Jonathan

This paper describes a spreadsheet method for following Duane and Codier’s original recommendations that will avoid the errors in judgment that are common when “eyeballing” the growth line or the greater errors that result from using the allto-..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Reliability Model, Data Analysis

A Reliability Growth Simulation Test Bed

by Wayne, Martin

This paper presents a reliability growth simulation test bed that is useful in examining the reliability growth of complex systems...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Simulation

Unavailability Evaluation Method for Communication Network Management

by Matsukawa, Tatsuya; Funakoshi, Hiroyuki

In this paper, a method of unavailability evaluation for communication network management is proposed...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Management, Availability Model, Reliability and Availability Assessment

An Ontology Approach to Support FMEA Studies

by Ebrahimipour, Vahid; Razaie, Kamran; Shokravi, Sameneh

This paper evaluates the proposed ontology by means of use cases that measure the performance in finding relevant information used and produced during the safety analyses...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,FMEA, Reliability Model

Reliability Evaluation of a Bulk Power System for the Traction PowerSupply System of a High-Speed Railway

by Yang, Yuan; Wu, Jun Yong; Xie, Jiang Jian

A novel reliability evaluation approach using Monte Carlo simulation is discussed in this paper. This analysis approach is proposed for a bulk power system for the traction power supply system of a high-speed railway...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Reliability Analysis, Monte Carlo Analysis

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