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Analysis Classes for Space Exploration Reliability Assessments

by Franzini, Benjamion J.; Putney, Blake F.

Understanding and effectively communicating the spectrum of risk and reliability analysis classes is critical for an analyst to contribute to a team working on developmental space exploration architecture, mission, vehicle, or technology design...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Safety and Risk Management

Achieving Shared Accountability for Operational Availability Attainment

by Hollick, Ludwig

The operational availability (AO) of an end-item is typically a key performance requirement for the operator of fleets of complex end-items such as an aircraft...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Availability Model

Risk Analysis for Transportation Projects

by Franklin, Paul H.

This paper discusses application of risk management to transportation projects. Insufficient attention to risk management can lead to significant cost overruns and schedule delays...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Safety and Risk Management, Reliability Model, Probabilistic Risk Assessment

Unavailability Evaluation Method for Communication Network Management

by Matsukawa, Tatsuya; Funakoshi, Hiroyuki

In this paper, a method of unavailability evaluation for communication network management is proposed...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Management, Availability Model, Reliability and Availability Assessment

A Unified Model for Evaluating the Safety Integrity Level of Safety Instrumented Systems

by Bukowski, Julia

This paper proposes a new figure of merit (FOM) for evaluating safety integrity levels (SIL) for safety instrumented systems (SIS)...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Safety and Risk Management, Reliability Model, Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Markov

Optical Monitoring System Availability Optimization via Semi-Markov Processes and Genetic Algorithms

by das Chagas Moura, Marcio; Firmino, Paulo Renato; Droguett, Enrigque Lopez; Jacinto, Carlos Magno C.

Provided that preventive maintenance actions promote rejuvenation impact on availability indicator, this paper proposes an approach to maximize the mean availability by identifying an optimal maintenance policy for downhole optical monitoring systems...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Markov

Optimal Software Release Time Determination with Risk Constraint

by Yang, Bo; Hu, Huajun; Zhou, Jun

For a software development project, when to stop testing the software and release it for operation is of great importance as it impacts both the software reliability and the total cost of the project...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Software Reliability, Software Quality, Life Cycle Cost, Risk Assessment

Probabilistic Risk Assessment: A Practical & Cost Effective Approach

by Lee, Lydia Lam; Ingegneri, Antonino J.; Li, Ming; Everett, David F.

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 07D: Assessing and Managing Risk Using Probalistic Concepts. Moderator: Anthony J. DiVenti, NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Risk Assessment, Reliability Block Diagram

Electronic Failures and Monitoring Strategies in Automotive Control Units

by Pickard, Karsten; Leopold, Tobias; Müller, Peter; Bertsches, Bernd

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 05A: Application of Design Optimization Techniques to Maximize Reliability and Maintainability. Moderator: Sean Carter, SRS Technologies...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Risk Assessment, FMEA, Electronic Reliability

Integrated Management of System Health in Space Applications

by Reichard, Karl; Crow, Ed; Bair, Tim

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 07A: Health Management Systems - An Enabler to Mission Assurance. Moderator: Joseph A. Dzekevich, Raytheon...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Reliability Assessment, Product Reliability

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