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Risk Analysis of Phased-Mission Systems with Multiple Failure Modes

by Kohda, Takehisa; Matsumoto, Satoshi; Nakagawa, Masaki

This paper proposes a novel, simple and practical risk analysis method of phased mission systems with multiple failure modes...

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

Assessment of Launch Vehicle Debris Risk During Ascent Aborts

by Gee, Ken; Mathias, Donovan L.

In the event of a space launch vehicle explosion during ascent, the debris field generated by the explosion poses a risk to the crew. To evaluate this risk, a model of the debris environment was created to determine the probability of a debris strike...

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

Simulation Assisted Risk Assessment Applied to Launch Vehicle Conceptual Design

by Lawrence,Scott; Mathias, Donovan L. Go, Suzie; Gee, Ken

A simulation-based risk assessment approach is presented and is applied to the analysis of abort during the ascent phase of a space exploration mission...

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

Blast Overpressure Modeling Enhancements for Application to Risk-Informed Design of Human Space Flight Launch Abort Systems

by Lawrence, Scott; Mathias, Donovan L.

This paper describes recent enhancements to the engineering-level analysis tools used by the Simulation Assisted Risk Assessment (SARA) project at NASA Ames Research Center in evaluating the blast overpressure risk to the crew...

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

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)...

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

Analysis of the Performance of Safety-Critical Systems with Diagnosis and Periodic Inspection

by Zhang, Tieling; Wang, Yiming; Xie, Min

This paper presents a method for analysis of performance indexes of safety-critical systems...

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

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...

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

Fault Propagation Analysis for Complex System Based on Small-World Network Model

by Gao, Jianmin; Li, Guo; Gao, Zhiyong

This paper presents a novel method for modeling the fault propagation behaviors from the perspective of complex network theory...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Safety and Risk Management, Networks, Fault Tree Analysis

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 Role of Safety Analyses in Reducing Products Liability Exposure in "Smart" Consumer Products Containing Software and Firmware

by Hecht, Myron

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2003 Proceedings. Session 7C: Safety and Risk Management. Moderator: Charles Plotkin - Ford Motor Company...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2003-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2003 Proceedings, Safety and Risk Management, Liability, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis

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