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Development of a Design-For-Reliability method for complex systems

by Poncelin, Guillaume; Derain, Jean-Pierre; Cauvin, Aline; Dufrene, Denis

The complex systems are defined as being systems made up of a great number of entities in interaction whose evolution is impossible to know without making experiments, possibly on a small-scale model...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Process Design/Reliability, Life Cycle Cost

Early Detection of Warranty Issues: A Multi-Disciplinary Literature Survey

by Vittal, Sameer; Neuman, Hemy

This paper provides an open-source literature survey on the emerging science of early detection of warranty and reliability issues - a topic that is becoming critical to product life management for the automotive, aerospace and energy industries...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Warranty, Customer Requirements

Analysis of Decisions Involved in Offering a Product Warranty

by LeBlanc, Bryan

A company’s competitiveness against other potential contractors is riding on its ability to design superior products at an affordable cost to the customer..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Warranty, Project Management, Reliability Management

System Reliability Analysis with the Response Surface Method

by Gyekenyesi, John Z.; Strack, Bill; Zampino,Edward J.; Pai,Shantaram S.

The reliability of a simple turbomachinery model was calculated to demonstrate the application of a newly developing system integration tool, Probabilistic Design and Analysis Framework (PRODAF)...

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

Design For Warranty Cost Reduction

by Mueller, Bob

This paper develops a process based cost model for warranty events and applies it to a number of product instances in the computer and related high tech businesses...

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

Blast Overpressure Modeling Enhancements for Application to Risk-Informed Design of Human Space Flight Launch Abort Systems

by Lawrence, Scott; Mathias, Donovan L.

This paper describes recent enhancements to the engineering-level analysis tools used by the Simulation Assisted Risk Assessment (SARA) project at NASA Ames Research Center in evaluating the blast overpressure risk to the crew...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Risk Analysis, Risk Assessment, Safety and Risk Management

Software Tools for PRA

by Li, Ming; Pruessner, Paula S.

Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) is performed to assess the probability of failure or success of a system’s operation. Results provided by the risk assessment methodology are used to make decisions concerning choice of improvements to the design...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment

Bayesian Inference Model for Step-Stress Accelerated Life Testing with Type-II Censoring

by Lee, Jinsuk; Pan, Rong

In this paper we present a Bayes inference model for a simple step-stress accelerated life test (SSALT) using type-II censored samples...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Bayesian, Reliability Model

Australian Defence Standard for Bayesian Reliability Demonstration

by Yates, Scott

A Bayesian approach to reliability demonstration has been developed by the Australian Department of Defence (Defence) and documented in a handbook...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Product Development Planning, Project Management

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...

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

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