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Enhancing MIL-HDBK-217 Reliability Predictions with Physics of Failure Methods

by James G. McLeish;

This paper reviews the concepts on how PoF methods can co-exist with empirical prediction techniques in MIL-HDBK-217...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Failure Analysis, Reliability and Availability Assessment, Reliability Prediction Design Reliability, Standards

Improved Reliability Testing with Multiaxial Electrodynamics

by Habtour, Ed ; Drake, Gary S. ; Dasgupta, Abhijit ; Choi, Cholmin; Al-Bassyiouni, Moustafa ;

This article describes the use of multi-axial dynamic shakers to improve product reliability during the%! 20design phase...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Failure Analysis, Engineering, Accelerated Life Testing

Design for Reliability in Medical Devices

by Raheja, Dev ; Hegde, Vaishali;

Five paradigms are presented for Design for Reliability (DfR) of medical devices to maximize return on investment...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Requirements Flow Down, Life Cycle Cost, Design Reliability

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

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

Using Electronic Design Automation Throughout The Product Life Cycle

by Mike Silverman; Bryan Stallard;

Several classes of ongoing analysis challenges regularly arise during production maturation of programs in military,aerospace, telecommunication, and medical areas...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Conceptual Design, Product Reliability, Software Reliability

The Application of CREAM Based on HAZOP Analysis in Using Process of System

by Wei. Wang,; Tingdi. Zhao,;

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Design Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis, Product Reliability, Product Development, Reliability Model, Software Reliability, Systems Engineering

Reliability Analysis of Missions with Cooperating Platforms

by Remenyte-Prescott, Rasa; Prescott, Darren R.; Andrews, John D.;

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Design Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis, Product Development, Product Reliability, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation, Reliability Model, Systems Engineering

Calculating an Appropriate Multiplier For βλ When Modeling Common Cause Failure in Triplex Systems

by Chalupa, Rudolf; Bukowski, Julia V. ;

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Design Reliability, Failure Rate, Product Reliability, Software Reliability

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