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Reliability Improvement of Deformation Tools with the Taguchi Robust Design

by Baban, Calin Florin; Baban, Marius; Radu, Ioan Eugen

Taguchi’s robust design experiments provides an efficient way to achieve these goals and the concepts of the Taguchi’s method in the context of the reliability improvement are emphasized at the beginning of the paper..

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Design of Experiments, Statistics

Harvesting Reliability Data from the Internet

by Dujssault, Heather B.; Zarubin, Peter S.; Morris, Seymour F.; Nicholls, David B.

This paper describes the initial design, development and testing of a tool that harvests reliability data from multiple internet resources...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Data Analysis

Reliability Predictions – More than the Sum of the Parts

by McLinn,James A.

This role of predictions in a larger reliability world will be explored here. Examples of follow-on improvement activities include, lessons learned about components, identification of critical components, .....

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation, Failure Rate, Data Analysis

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

What’s Wrong With Bent Pin Analysis, And What To Do About It

by Ozarin, Nathaniel

It brings bent pin analysis into the 21st century..

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Electronic Reliability, FMEA, Failure Analysis, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

Multi-State Reliability Requirements for Complex Systems

by Cook, Jason L.

A proposed requirements generation and allocation method is presented to enable more robust requirement sets specific to multi-state systems and SoS which in turn enables more effective and efficient Design for Reliability practices..

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation, Reliability Model, System Reliability

Maintainability Readiness Assessment (MRA)

by Zukowski, Gary J.; Dzedzy,Donald

This paper will present a closed loop systems engineering methodology for integrating multi-disciplined, crossfunctional activities (Reliability & Maintainability, Embedded Test, Supportability Engineering, System Safety, etc.), which are often.....

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,FMEA, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Reliability – Availability - Maintainability

Advanced Human Factors Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis

by Rong, Mei; Zhao, Tingdi; Yu, Yang

Process Failure Mode and Effects analysis (PFMEA) is a technique to identify, analyze and evaluate the potential failure modes of a production process. The purpose is to suggest control measures to reduce the risk of the production process effectively..

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Human Error, FMEA, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Using Competitive Analysis to Get the Competitive Advantage

by Farel, Doug; Silverman, Mike Andrew

Using Competitive Analysis, we can determine areas of strength as well as areas of weakness so that we can develop aplan for reliability improvement...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability Prediction, FMEA, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Accelerated Life Testing

Hazard Rate Estimation for High-Voltage Contacts using Infrared Thermography

by Lindquist, Tommie; Bertling, Lina

The main conclusion of the paper is that using the proposed method will provide maintenance decision support for high-voltage apparatus that may not be assessed directly by thermography...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Engineering, Maximum Likelihood Estimation

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