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Software Tools for PRA

by Li, Ming; Pruessner, Paula S.

Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) is performed to assess the probability of failure or success of a system’s operation. Results provided by the risk assessment methodology are used to make decisions concerning choice of improvements to the design...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk 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

Safety Management for Electromechanical Systems of Railway Vehicles

by Vintr, Zdenek; Vintr, Michal

This paper deals with safety management for electromechanical systems intended for railway applications...

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

Applying Bayes Linear Methods to Support Reliability Procurement

by Bedford, Tim; Bergman, Robert; Amari, Supradad V.; Xing, Liudong

The Bayes linear methodology is a quantitative method to express subjective beliefs and to review these beliefs once observations have been made..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Bayesian, Risk Assessment, Product Development Planning

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

Hybrid Methodology and Software Platform for Probabilistic Risk Assessment

by Groth, Katrina; Zhu, Dongfeng; Mosleh, Ali

This paper introduces the software implementation of a hybrid methodology for probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) of complex systems..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Bayesian Analysis, Networks

Examination of the Interplay of Reliability and Security using System Modeling Language

by Haan, Brian Douglas

This paper briefly outlines elements of the articulation of reliability and security in SysML and presents general findings from the study of their interplay in the context of a hypothetical communication system...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Safety and Risk Management, Risk Assessment

The Application of NASA Risk Management to the SOFIA Program

by Datta, Koushik

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 13D: Risk Control for Complex Systems. Moderator: Edward J. Zampino, NASA Glenn Research Center...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,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...

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  • 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

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