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Consideration of Burn-In Acceleration and Effective Screening Procedure in Latest System LSI

by Wakai, Nobuyuki; Kobira, Yuji; Egawa, Hidemitsu

An effective procedure to determine the Burn-In acceleration factors for latest System LSI (Large Scale Integration) with 90nm and 65nm technology are discussed in this paper...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Software Reliability, Accelerated Life Testing

Application of Generalized Linear Models for Optimizing Production Stress Testing

by Honari, Bahman; Donovan, John; Joyce, Toby; Wilson, Simon P.

This paper uses Generalized Linear Modeling (GLM) to investigate the effects of the production and EST test variables on the population under test...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Environmental Stress Screening, Reliability Model, R&M Modeling and Optimization

Reliability Modeling for Dependent Competitive Failure Processes

by Wang, Zhong-Lai; Huang, Hong-Zhong

In this paper, a new system reliability model is proposed for systems that involve dependent and competitive degradations and shocks. This model will have wide application in many fields...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Degradation, Reliability Model, Markov

Optical Monitoring System Availability Optimization via Semi-Markov Processes and Genetic Algorithms

by das Chagas Moura, Marcio; Firmino, Paulo Renato; Droguett, Enrigque Lopez; Jacinto, Carlos Magno C.

Provided that preventive maintenance actions promote rejuvenation impact on availability indicator, this paper proposes an approach to maximize the mean availability by identifying an optimal maintenance policy for downhole optical monitoring systems...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Markov

Availability Analysis of Systems with Suspended Animation

by Huffman, Duane; BErgman, Robert; Amari, Suprasad V.; Zuo, Ming Jian

In this paper, we provide a simple and efficient method to compute the availability indices of repairable systems subject to suspended animation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Availability Model

On the Cost of Low-Fidelity Modeling: The Case for a Performability

by Yin, Meng-Lai; Angus, John E.

How to conduct a reliability analysis so that adequate fidelity is provided while maintaining manageable complexity is the topic addressed here...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Networks, Reliability Model, Markov, Networks, Life Cycle Cost

Selecting Test and Maintenance Strategies to achieve Availability Target with lowest Life-Cycle Cost

by Dersin, Pierre; Peronne, Alban; Arroum, Cassim

In a first model, constant failure rate and perfect maintenance are assumed and Markov modelling is used. In order to contemplate the non-constant failure rate case, as well as the deterministic aspect of scheduled maintenance inspections...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Life Cycle Cost, Reliability – Availability – Maintainability, R&M Modeling and Optimization

The Impact of Reliability Requirements on Development Life Cycle

by Bidokhti, Nematollah

This paper will discuss the importance of defining reliability and availability requirements upfront and its role in product development life cycle...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Requirements Flow Down, Product Development Planning

Analysis of Safety Relief Valve Proof Test Data to Optimize Lifecycle Maintenance Costs

by Gross, R.E.; Harris, S.P.

Proof test results were analyzed and compared with a proposed life cycle curve or hazard function and the limit of useful life..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, Life Cycle Cost

Reliability Evaluation of Systems with Degradation and Random Shocks

by Liu, Yu; Huang, Hong-Zhong; Pham, Hoang

This paper introduces a proposed model to evaluate the reliability of multi-component degradation systems suffering two kinds of competing failure causes: internal degradation process and damage from external random shocks..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability Prediction, Reliability Model, Degradation, Monte Carlo Analysis

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