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Availability Growth Modeling and Assessment

by Zigmund Bluvband, PhD; Sergey Porotsky, PhD

Availability Growth process, applied to a system undergoing development and field test, is introduced, and its parameters estimation methodology is developed and presented ...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Availability Model, Markov

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...

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

Availability Analysis of a Solar Power System with Graceful Degradation

by Huffman, Duane; Antelme, France

In this paper, we show how to model this system using standard reliability block diagrams (RBDs) that support capacity. The proposed method is easily scalable for additional branches and microinverter units per branch...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Availability Model, Degradation, Electronics

Assessing Availability Impact Caused by Switchover in Database Failover

by Yin, Meng-Lai

This paper assesses the availability impact caused by switchover time during database failover..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Availability Model, Data Analysis

Achieving Shared Accountability for Operational Availability Attainment

by Hollick, Ludwig

The operational availability (AO) of an end-item is typically a key performance requirement for the operator of fleets of complex end-items such as an aircraft...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Availability Model

Improving State-of-the-art Power Plant Availability Using Bayesian Networks

by Luyk, Joel; Rouvroye, Jan L.

This paper proposes the use of Bayesian Networks as an extension of existing methods. Ultimately, the approach described in this paper is directed towards scenario-informed decision making to improve plant availability...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Networks, Availability Model

Unavailability Evaluation Method for Communication Network Management

by Matsukawa, Tatsuya; Funakoshi, Hiroyuki

In this paper, a method of unavailability evaluation for communication network management is proposed...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Management, Availability Model, Reliability and Availability Assessment

Dynamic Model for Assessing Impact of Regeneration Actions on System Availability: Application to Weapon Systems

by Monnin, Maxime; Iung, Benoit; Senechal, Olivier; Lelan, Pascal

This paper aims to define principles for weapon systems modeling that integrate both system failure and system damage, as well as the possibility of regeneration, into operational availability assessment...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Availability Model, Reliability – Availability - Maintainability, Monte Carlo Simulation

Availability Analysis of Systems with Suspended Animation

by Huffman, Duane; BErgman, Robert; Amari, Suprasad V.; Zuo, Ming Jian

In this paper, we provide a simple and efficient method to compute the availability indices of repairable systems subject to suspended animation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Availability Model

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