Improving Software-Based System R&M with Better Error Processing

by Nathaniel W. Ozarin

Improved use of error detection and reporting can greatly approve system reliability, safety, and maintainability...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Software Reliability, Process Management, Data Analysis

Validation of a Mechanical Component Constant Failure Rate Database

by Bukowski, Julia V.; Goble, William M.

This paper reports on our successful efforts to validate statistically certain constant failure rate data in a mechanical component constant failure rate and failure mode database..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Data Analysis, Degradation, Demonstration Tests, Failure Analysis

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..

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

Weibayes Testing: What is the Impact if Assumed Beta is Incorrect?

by Nicholls, David B.; Lein, Paul

This paper evaluates Weibayes small sample, zero and sudden death failure test and data analysis techniques in order to mathematically and graphically quantify the risk associated with assuming an incorrect value of the Weibull shape parameter, beta (β)...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Weibull Analysis, Data Analysis, Risk Analysis, Safety and Risk Management

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

Concept for the NASA Risk and Reliability Data Collection and Analysis Environment

by Groen, Frank J.; Smith, Curtin Lee

This paper describes the concept of a data collection and analysis environment that is being developed to support the collection, analysis, and distribution of R&M data...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Bayesian Analysis, Data Analysis

Statistical Analysis of the Accelerated Life Testing for Fighter-Bomber Wheel Hubs

by Yue, Kai-Xian; Liu, Mabao; Wang, Guoli; Gao, Hong

This study describes an accelerated life testing for fighter-bomber wheel hubs that is representative of actual service conditions...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Data Analysis, Statistics

Improvements In Automated Reliability Growth Plotting And Estimation

by Dwyer, David J.; Wolfe, Edward; Cahill, Jonathan

This paper describes a spreadsheet method for following Duane and Codier’s original recommendations that will avoid the errors in judgment that are common when “eyeballing” the growth line or the greater errors that result from using the allto-..

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Reliability Model, Data Analysis

Diagnostic Systems for Power Balancing Large Laser Fusion Facilities

by Chen, Guangyu; Zhang, Xiaomin; Zeng, Xinwen; Zhao, Runchang

Multiple powerful lasers are shot from large laser fusion facilities synchronously to heat and compress hydrogen fuel to the point where nuclear fusion reactions take place, with the goal of ignition...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Safety and Risk Management, Quality Management, Engineering, Data Analysis

Harvesting Reliability Data from the Internet

by Dujssault, Heather B.; Zarubin, Peter S.; Morris, Seymour F.; Nicholls, David B.

This paper describes the initial design, development and testing of a tool that harvests reliability data from multiple internet resources...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Data Analysis

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