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Reliability and Maintainability in Photovoltaic Inverter Design

by Thomas, Spyros; Ma, Zhiqiang Janet

Reliability and maintainability in the PV inverter design will be discussed with the emphasis on worst case analysis, component sizing and useful life analysis...

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

Efficient Analysis of Imperfect Coverage Systems with Functional Dependence

by Liudong, Xing; Dugan, Joanne Bechta; Morrissette, Brock A.;

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  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-11
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Product Development, Process Reliability, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation, Software Reliability, Systems Engineering

Probability of Failure of Safety-Critical Systems

by Bérenguer, Christophe ; Brissaud, Florent ; Barros, Anne ;

Formulas are proposed for availability assessment of k-out%2..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Failure Analysis, Product Reliability, Design Review, Reliability Model

Temperature Acceleration Models in Reliability Predictions: Justification

by Franck Bayle; Adamantios Mettas

We propose some improvements on steady-state temperature accleration models in order to have some more realistic reliability predictions...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Failure Analysis, Reliability Model

A Conceptual Model for “Inherent Reliability” for Nuclear Weapons

by Bierbaum, Rene L. ;

Nuclear weapons are generally considered as one-shot..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Failure Rate, Product Reliability, Reliability Model,Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

Availability target of the railway infrastructure: an analysis

by Uday Kumar; Per-Olof Larsson Kråik; Ambika P. Patra

The aim of this paper is to estimate the availability target for railway infrastructure based on the capacity and punctuality requiremen! ts of infrastructure managers and train operating companies...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Availability Model

Increasing The Reliability Of A Self-Optimizing Railway Guid. Sys.

by Sondermann-Wölke, Christoph; Sextro, Walter; Geisler, Jens;

Self-Optimizing methods were applied to a railway system to improve dependability and reliability. System performance was de! monstrated using a test track...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Electronics, Software Reliability

Application of ECSPN to RAMS Modeling and Analysis of Hybrid Drive Systems

by Nebel, Steffen ; Müller, Peter ; Dieter, Andrea ; Bertsche, Bernd ;

This paper presents a modeling and simulation approach based on a class of Extended Color! ed Stochastic Petri Nets and a Monte Carlo Simulation to analyze and optimize hybrid car systems...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Simulation, Engineering

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

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...

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

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