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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

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

Optimal Software Release Time Determination with Risk Constraint

by Yang, Bo; Hu, Huajun; Zhou, Jun

For a software development project, when to stop testing the software and release it for operation is of great importance as it impacts both the software reliability and the total cost of the project...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Software Reliability, Software Quality, Life Cycle Cost, Risk Assessment

Estimate of Warranty Costs Based on Research of the Customer's Behavior

by Vintr, Zdenek; Vintr, Michal

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 12A: Recent Advances in RAM Technology. Moderator: O. Geoffrey Okogbaa, University of South Florida...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Warranty, Life Cycle Cost

Embedded Diagnostics Enable Military Ground Vehicle Autonomic Logistics

by Banks, Jeffrey; Crow, Ed

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 06A: Health Management Systems - An. Moderator: Dennis R. Hoffman, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Electronic Reliability, Warranty, Life Cycle Cost

System-Level Maintenance Policies via Stochastic Petri Nets With Aging Tokens

by Volovoi, Vitali

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 06B: Novel Applications of Fault Tree Analysis to System Reliability Assessment and Prediction. Moderator: Adamantios Mettas, ReliaSoft Corporation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Availability, Life Cycle Cost

Cost Benefit Analysis for Asset Health Management Technology

by Banks, Jeffrey; Merenich, John

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 07A: Health Management Systems - An Enabler to Mission Assurance. Moderator: Joseph A. Dzekevich, Raytheon...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Life Cycle Cost

Energetic Material/Systems Prognostics

by Han, David K.; Pecht, Michael G.; Anand, Davinder K.; Kavetsky, Robert

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 06A: Health Management Systems - An. Moderator: Dennis R. Hoffman, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Life Cycle Cost, System Reliability

Decision Automation for Predictive Analysis Models

by Assaf, Tariq; Dugan, Joanne Bechta

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 12A: Recent Advances in RAM Technology. Moderator: O. Geoffrey Okogbaa, University of South Florida...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Life Cycle Cost

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