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Quantifying the Value of Risk-Mitigation Measures for Launch Vehicles

by Joseph R. Fragola, D. Sc., PE; Elisabeth L. Morse

This paper proposes a method for re-considering the failures of historical launchers in a new light, with focus..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Risk Assessment, Safety and Risk Management, Reliability Growth

Developing the Stockpile Reliability Program Plan for a New Missile

by Eric E. Hunt

This paper provides a decision tree and cost trade-off process for developing the Stockpile Reliability Program Plan that will be used throughout the life..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Reliability Management, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

A Spreadsheet Tool for Managing Probabilistic Risk Assessment Data

by Michael J. Heckwolf; Gary A. Epstein

This paper describes a real-world application describing the development of a comprehensive spreadsheet tool for managing the results of..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Fault Tree, Simulation

Mitigating Technical Risks by Creative Problem Solving Approaches

by Robert Schmitt, Prof. Dr.; Hans Gut, Prof. Dr.; Alexandra Ottong

The more intensive the competition, the more new strategies and methods have to be used to improve and renew processes. Companies must establish a risk management approach which helps to identify and assess risks as well as avoid non-conformities...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Risk Assessment, Safety and Risk Management

Dynamic Fault Tree Analysis Based On The Structure Function

by Jean-Marc Roussel, PhD; Jean-Jacques Lesage, PhD; Guillaume Merle, PhD;

Fault Tree..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:Fault Tree Analysis, Product Reliability, RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

Reliability Growth and the Caveats of Averaging: a Centaur Case Study

by Joseph R. Fragola, D. Sc., PE; Elisabeth L. Morse; Blake F. Putney;

Reliability Growth..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:Failure Rate, Product Reliability, RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

An Optimization Approach for Safety Instrumented System Design

by Lothar Litz; Konstantin Machleidt;

In chemical and process industry SISs are applied to keep under control dangerous processes..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Systems Engineering, Design Reliability

Analyzing Interconnection Design Safety Using Bent Pin Analysis

by Nathaniel W. Ozarin,;

Low-tech hazards can cause catastrophic results in safety- critical and other systems...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:Design Review, Design Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis, Product Reliability, RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Reliability Model, Systems Engineering

Human Rating of Launch Vehicles: Historical and Potential Future Risk

by Joseph R. Fragola, P.E., D.Sc.; Benjamin J. Franzini;

Approaches..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:Conceptual Design, Design Reliability, Product Reliability, RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Systems Engineering

Risk Assessment Using Design Review Based On Failure Mode

by Schmidt, Roland; Riedel, Gernot J.; Kangas, Klaus

Sustainability requires better reliability possibly improved by risk assessment during product development. Besides FMEA Design Review Based on Failure Mode is a structured method to perform risk assessment. Experience and best practice of this method.....

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Design Review

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