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Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis of Imperfect Coverage Multi-State Systems

by Xing, Liudong ; Shrestha, Akhilesh ; Amari, Suprasad V. ;

This paper demonstrates how to analyze the reliability of a system that can have multiple operating states (determined by the failures of subsystems) including situations where total system failure occurs due to undetected failure of recovery subsystems...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Event Tree, Fault Tree Analysis, Robust Design, Software Reliability

Reliability Prediction Using an Unequal Interval Grey Model

by Wang, Yuhong ; Dang, Yaoguo ; Pohl, Edward A.;

The results of this paper indicate that the unequal time interval grey model is capable of predicting component reliabilities better than maximum l! ikelihood estimation approach and the Kaplan-Meier nonparametric methods...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Reliability Prediction, Statistics, Reliability Model

A Comparison of the Robustness of Reliability Growth Assessment

by Wayne, Martin ; Ellner, Paul ;

This paper examines the accuracy and robustness of two widely used reliability growth assessment techniques under a number of realistic corrective action processes%! 2E..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Reliability Prediction

Optimization of Multi-State Elements Replacement Policy for Multi-State Systems

by Liu, Yu ; Huang, Hong-Zhong ;

This paper discusses optimizing maintenance policy (planned replacement intervals) for systems where the elements may have operating states spanning a range between fully functional! and completely failed...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Markov, Optimizing Equipment Maintenance

New Army and DoD Reliability Scorecard

by Welliver, Nancy ; Shepler, Marguerite H. ;

of reliability best practices, as well as the supplier’s planned and completed reliability tasks. The Scorecard is important for tracking the achievement of reliability requirements and rating! the adequacy of the overall Reliability Program...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Management, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

Spare Part Inventory Control Driven by Condition Based Maintenance

by Liao, Haitao ;

This paper addresses a joint production and spare
part inventory control strategy driven by condition based maintenance (CBM) for a piece of manufacturing equipment w! ith a critical unit...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, Reliability Model, Availability Model

Warehouse Technology in the Supply Chain Management Systems

by Harper, Jr., Ralph L. ;

This paper presents an overview of the state-of-the-art and the future of warehouse technology...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Event Tree, Networks, Quality Management

Implementing New RAM Initiatives In Army Test And Evaluation

by Hall, J. Brian ; Dalton, Ken ;

This paper describes the processes for implementing
new Department of the Army (DA) reliability policy
directives issued by the Assistant Secretary ! of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology, or ASA(ALT)...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Reliability Growth, Reliability Management

Reintegration of Sustainment into Systems Engineering During the Department of Defense Acquisition Process

by Schmieder, Grant R. ;

This article provides brief descriptions of the actions that have been taken to rejuvenate sustainment planning during the early phases of program development...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Maintainability, Process Design/Reliability

Revision of MIL-HDBK-217, Reliability Prediction of Electronic Equipment

by Jeffrey W. Harms;

This paper will discuss current efforts in the revision of MIL-HDBK-217, Military Handbook, Reliability Prediction of Electronic Equipment...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Prediction, Standards, Electronics

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