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Using Risk Assessment to Mitigate New Business Demands

by Scapin, Carlos Alberto ; Gomes, Luciano de Alencar Miranda ;

Global market requires compliance with legal and regu..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Life Cycle Cost, Fault Tree Analysis

The Application of CREAM Based on HAZOP Analysis in Using Process of System

by Wei. Wang,; Tingdi. Zhao,;

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Design Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis, Product Reliability, Product Development, Reliability Model, Software Reliability, Systems Engineering

Reliability Analysis of Missions with Cooperating Platforms

by Remenyte-Prescott, Rasa; Prescott, Darren R.; Andrews, John D.;

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Design Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis, Product Development, Product Reliability, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation, Reliability Model, Systems Engineering

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

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,

Optimal Design for Step-Stress Accelerated Degradation Testing with Competing Failure Modes

by Li, Xiaoyang; Jiang, Tongmin

This optimal testing plan gives the optimal number of test units and inspection times at each stress level. Finally, we analyze the different optimal plans with different budgets, different levels of stress and different stress steps..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Degradation, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Rate

Advanced FTA Technique Addressing Early Un-Balanced Failures of Modern Commercial Electronic Devices

by Verbitsky, David E.

Specifics and criticality of unbalanced failures vs. full and parametric ones are outlined; typical examples related to diverse live applications are discussed. Failure dynamics and interactions are studied...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Failure Analysis, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis

Safety Concept Trees

by Domis, Dominik J.; Forster, Mark; Kemmann, Soren; Trapp, Mario

The development of safety-critical systems requires the ‘safe’ development of a ‘safe’ system...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,, Fault Tree Analysis, Event Tree, Safety and Risk Management

Truncation Approach with the Decomposition Method for System Reliability Analysis

by Yevkin, Olexandr

The Esary Proschan (EP) method and other approximations, based on minimal cut sets (MCSs) calculation, are commonly used in reliability system analysis. However, it is time consuming and even impossible to calculate all MCSs of large systems...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,System Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis

System Reliability Analysis Considering Fatal and Non-Fatal Shocks in a Fault Tolerant System

by Xing, Liugong; Boddu, Prashanthi; Sun, Yan (Lindsay)

In this paper, we consider two types of common-cause shocks: fatal and non-fatal in the reliability evaluation of fault-tolerant systems...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,System Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis, Networks, Markov, Reliability Model

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