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Financial-Oriented Approach for the Allocation of Reliability Budgets

by Mannhart, Alexandra; Dittrich, Andre; Bertsche, Bernd

This article presents a concept for the allocation of test budgets and the determination of financial optimal reliability target settings for the non-safety case...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Analysis/Availability/Prediction/Estimation, Reliability Testing, R&M Modeling and Optimization

Optimization of Warranty Period, Price, and Allocated Reliability

by Mohan, Karen; Huffman, Duane; Akers, Jennifer

This paper shows the method to choose the allocated reliability of each subsystem, the warranty period of the product, and the sales price of the product in order to maximize the profit...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Warranty, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation, R&M Modeling and Optimization, Life Cycle Cost

A New Method for Reliability Analysis of Standby Systems

by Amari, Suprasad; Dill, Glenn

In this paper, using the concepts of counting processes, we propose a simple, accurate, and computationally efficient method to find the reliability of standby systems...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,System Reliability, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation, Reliability Model

System of Systems Reliability for Multi-State Systems

by Cook, Jason L.

In previous years, this author has presented papers on network reliability [1] and multi-state reliability [2] to the RAMS. In this year’s paper, the notion of multi-state reliability is combined with the ad-hoc network reliability methods...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,System Reliability, Networks, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

Adapted Reliability Prediction by Integrating Mechanical Load Impacts

by Lanza, Gisela; Werner, Patrick, Niggeschmidt, Stephan

This article presents an approach which aims at analyzing and predicting the reliability of machines and their components depending on load that is applied...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Prediction, Weibull Analysis, Data Analysis, FMEA

Research on Obtaining Dynamic, Robust Fault Diagnosis Rules

by Feng, Chang; Zhoa, Tingdi; Zhoa, Nuo; Yin, Shu-yue

This paper is about fault diagnosis rules..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Engineering, Reliability Prediction

Hierarchical Decomposition for Optimal Reliability Allocation

by Zhang, Xialing; Huang, Hong-Zhong; Liu, Yu

A hierarchical structure for optimal reliability allocation based on target cascading is proposed in this paper. An example is given to illustrative the method...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

Advantages of IEEE P1624 for Assessing Organizational Reliability Capability

by Gullo, Louis J.

This paper explains reliability capability and organizational reliability capability, and focuses on the method used to assess the reliability capability of an organization...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Management, Requirements Flow Down, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

Reliability Prediction Through Bayesian Inference Based On Product Change

by Houben, Maurits J.H.A.; Sonnemans, Peter J.M.; Stollman, Guillaume M.; Newby, Martin J.

This paper provides a methodology to determine the reliability of a system, when only limited information about the system (in this case a patient table of a medical scanning system) is available..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Reliability Model, Reliability Prediction

How to Estimate and Use MTTF/MTBF Would the Real MTBF Please Stand Up?

by Krasich, Milena

This paper discusses, with examples, uses of the terms Mean Time To Failure (MTTF) and Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) in a variety of contexts...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Reliability Prediction

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