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Behavior of Dynamic Preventive Maintenance Optimization for Machine Tools

by Lanza, Gisela; Niggeschmidt, Stephan; Werner, Patrick

This paper presents an approach to the dynamic optimization of the preventive maintenance schedule for machine tool components during operation based on the actual operating life and the respective load profile...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, Reliability Model, R&M Modeling and Optimization

Multiobjective Optimization of Preventive Maintenance Schedule on Traction Power System in High-Speed Railway

by Lui, Xiao Min; Wu, Jun Yong; Yang, Yuan; Yan, Xu Wei

Different maintenance actions result in different system reliability and maintenance costs. Therefore dynamic reliability model and the maintenance cost model on TPSS using different maintenance actions have been established in this paper...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, R&M Modeling and Optimization

A Model of the Competitive Advantage of Prognostics and Health Management

by Haan, Brian Douglas

This paper introduces a model-based systems engineering model that extends a classic expression used for determining optimal preventive maintenance period to illustrate the potential competitive advantage of PHM...

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

A Rule Based Expert System for Maintenance as a Competitive Advantage

by De Carlo, Fillippo; Borgia, Orlando; Tucci, Mario; Rapaccini, Mario

In the present work we describe the development of a condition based maintenance platform especially shaped for a network of maintenance companies operating on the same assets..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, R&M Modeling and Optimization

Reliability Analysis Required to Determine CBM Condition Indicators

by Wessels, William R.; Sautter, F. Chris

A reliability-centered analysis is presented that defines the process to correctly select CBM as the technically and economically feasible maintenance solution...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, R&M Modeling and Optimization, 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...

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

Grid Service Reliability Modeling on Fault Recovery and Optimal Task Scheduling

by Guo, Suchang; Yang, Bo; Huang, Hong-Zhong

This paper introduces a fault recovery mechanism into grid nodes and gives a constraint on recovery amount...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, R&M Modeling and Optimization, Reliability Model

Leveraging Total Ownership Cost Analysis to Optimize In-Service R&M Programs

by Millhouse, John L.

Innovative processing of the output of sufficiently detailed Total Ownership Cost analyses makes it possible to identify the most promising improvement opportunities, rank them in order of economic viability, and build competitive business cases for.....

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,R&M Modeling and Optimization, Life Cycle Cost

Optimal Highway Maintenance Policies under Uncertainty

by Castanier, Bruno;Yeung, Thomas G.

We develop an inspection and maintenance policy to minimize the cost of maintaining a given section of road or highway when there is a great deal of uncertainty in the degradation process..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,R&M Modeling and Optimization, Markov, Degradation

A Study on Optimal Age Replacement of Dozer Engines

by Prasad, P.V.N.; Rao, Kancharla R.M.

In this paper, the concepts and methods of total time on test (TTT) plots are discussed...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,R&M Modeling and Optimization, Simulation

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