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Prognostics and Health Management Using Physics-of-Failure

by Gu, Jie; Pecht, Michael G.

This paper presents a physics-of-failure based prognostics and health management approach for effective reliability prediction...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, Failure Analysis

Optimizing the Number of Failure modes for Design Analysis Based on Physics of Failure

by Loll, Valter

Design for reliability requires a different approach from Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) and Test, Analyze and Fix (TAAF) both of which are tools for reliability improvement of already designed hardware..

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Failure Analysis, Design Reliability, HALT/HASS, Accelerated Life Testing

Intermittent Faults and Effects on Reliability of Integrated Circuits

by Constantinescu, Cristian

Field collected data and failure analysis results presented in this paper clearly show intermittent faults are a major source of errors in modern integrated circuits...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Electronics, Failure Analysis

Telcordia Reliability Prediction Procedure: Upper Confidence Levels

by Bennett, Jay M.

This paper will provide a brief overview of the RPP, review modifications to the procedure in Issue 2, and in particular describe the motivation for defining these new UCL.....

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Electronics, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation, Failure Rate

Electronics in Harsh Environments - Product Verification and Validation

by Stentoft, Kirsten; Petersen, Marie Louise

In this paper harsh environments are defined as a mix of contamination, aggressive gasses and high humidity. The effect of these impacts will increase by higher temperatures..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Electronics, HALT/HASS, Product Development Planning

Uncertainty in Life Cycle Cost of Railway Track

by Patra, Ambika Prasad; Soderholm, Peter; Kumar, Uday

This paper illustrates a methodology for estimation of uncertainty linked with LCC, by a combination of Design of Experiment (DoE) and Monte Carlo simulation...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Life Cycle Cost, Design of Experiments,

Reliability Improvement of Deformation Tools with the Taguchi Robust Design

by Baban, Calin Florin; Baban, Marius; Radu, Ioan Eugen

Taguchi’s robust design experiments provides an efficient way to achieve these goals and the concepts of the Taguchi’s method in the context of the reliability improvement are emphasized at the beginning of the paper..

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Design of Experiments, Statistics

Harvesting Reliability Data from the Internet

by Dujssault, Heather B.; Zarubin, Peter S.; Morris, Seymour F.; Nicholls, David B.

This paper describes the initial design, development and testing of a tool that harvests reliability data from multiple internet resources...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Data Analysis

Reliability Predictions – More than the Sum of the Parts

by McLinn,James A.

This role of predictions in a larger reliability world will be explored here. Examples of follow-on improvement activities include, lessons learned about components, identification of critical components, .....

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation, Failure Rate, Data Analysis

A Methodology for Quantitative Evaluation of Software Reliability using Static Analysis

by Schilling, Walter W.; Alam, Mansoor

This paper proposes a methodology for quantitative evaluation of software reliability in updated COTS or Open Source components...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Software Reliability, Bayesian Analysis, Networks, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

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