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A Systematic Fault Root Causes Tracing Method for Process Systems

by Jiang, Hongquan; Huang, Xinlin; Gao, Jianmin; Chen, Kun

This paper proposes a method to integrate a root causes tracing method with a Signed Diagraph (ADG) model for fault diagnosis and abnormal event management in the process industry...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Fault Tree Analysis

Improvements In Estimating Software Reliability From Growth Test Data

by D’Onofrio, Paul; Dwyer, Dave

Line plotting for Musa’s Basic law can be improved by applying some lessons from E. O. Codier’s paper on hardware reliability growth plotting...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Software Reliability

Reliability Estimate of Mobile Agent System for QoS MANET Applications

by Neogy, Sarmistha; Chowdhury, Chandreyee

The present work proposes an algorithm for estimating task route reliability of Mobile Agent System for MANET applications with QoS requirement. The work considers Smooth Random Mobility Model and link failures while calculating reliability...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model

Lithium Battery Analysis: Probability of Failure Assessment Using Logistic Regression

by Moebes, Travis A;

A Logistic Regression model was used to find helpful predictors for detecting “good” or “bad” cells in a large collection of lithium-ion battery cells...

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

Spares Provisioning for Repairable Systems under Fleet Expansion

by Tang, Loon Ching; Liu, Xiao

This paper integrates reliability monitoring of repairable systems with strategies for spare provisioning when a fleet of repairable systems are acquired in stages, possibly over a few years. An application is presented through a MATLAB interface to.....

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Warranty

Optimal Spares Analysis for a Networking System Manufacturer

by Huffman, Duane L.; Crytzer, Ryan

In this paper, we show how this process was modeled using a software analysis tool that supports reliability block diagram (RBD) analysis with spares optimization. The easily configured model is capable of performing spares optimizations for multiple.....

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Reliability Block Diagram, Warranty

Impact of Information on the Quality of a Prognosis Indicator

by Lorton, Ariane; Grall, Antoine; Fouladirad, Mitra

A method for quantifying the impact of available information on the prediction of Remaining Useful Life is discussed and illustrated by an aeronautic example...

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

Materiel Availability Modeling and Analysis for a Complex Army Weapon System

by Jeffrey A. Martin,; Hoffman, Matthew J.; Gunther, David W.; Anderson, Dennis J.

(Am) is a new, required Department of Defense Key Performance Parameter. Sandia National Laboratories, in conjunction with several US Army organizations, developed the analytical underpinnings, assumptions, and brigade level modeling approach, using.....

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Warranty

A Practical Method for Reliability Analysis of Phased-Mission Systems

by Amari, Suprasad V.

This paper presents a practical and computationally efficient method for ac! curate reliability analysis of phased-mission systems...

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

Modeling the Gain Due to Maintenance Over Transformer Lifespan

by Guessoum, Yacine; Grall, Antoine; Barros, Anne; Aupied, Jean

This work deals with preventive maintenance tasks on power transformer a! nd their effectiveness over equipment’s lifespan..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Maintainability, Product Reliability, Reliability Model

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