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Process System Fault Source Tracing Based on Bayesian Networks

by Han, Zhong; Gao, Jianmin; Chen, Fumin

Process systems are different from discrete manufacturing systems in that they are composed of many interlocking subsystems that consist of various tightly coupled units..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Networks, Reliability Model

Improving State-of-the-art Power Plant Availability Using Bayesian Networks

by Luyk, Joel; Rouvroye, Jan L.

This paper proposes the use of Bayesian Networks as an extension of existing methods. Ultimately, the approach described in this paper is directed towards scenario-informed decision making to improve plant availability...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Networks, Availability Model

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

Health Condition Prognostics of Gears Using a Recurrent Neural Network Approach

by Tian, Zhigang; Zuo, Ming Jian

In this work, we develop a recurrent neural network approach for equipment health condition prediction...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Networks, Systems Engineering, R&M Modeling and Optimization

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...

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

Reliability Analysis of Phased-Mission Systems using Bayesian Networks

by Liu,Dong; Zhang, Chunyuag; Xing,Welyan; Li, Rui

The paper presents a Bayesian networks (BN) based method to analyze the reliability of phased-mission systems (PMS)...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Reliability Analysis, Networks

A Case Study on Network Reliability Analysis for Systems with Non-Independent Paths

by Yin, Meng-Lai; Arellano, Rafael R.

The problem addressed here is the complexity in reliability modeling for network systems with nonindependent paths...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,System Reliability, Networks

Functional and Dysfunctional Analysis of a Mechatronic System

by Demri, Amel; Charki, Abderafi; Guerin, Fabrice; Christofol, Herve

In this paper, we propose to employ SADT, FMEA, SEEA and Petri networks methods to study a mechatronic system...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,FMEA, Networks, Weibull Analysis

Reliability for Cluster-based Ad-hoc Networks

by Cook, Jason L.; Ramirez-Marquez, Jose Emmanuel

This paper presents the problem’s formulation, a discussion of applicable reliability metrics for the MAWN, and illustration of the method through the analysis of several example networks...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Monte Carlo Analysis, Networks, System Reliability

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

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