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System Reliability Assessment as Components Undergo Accelerated Testing

by Yuan-yuan Tan, PhD; Xun Chen, Professor; Wei Luo, PhD; Chun-hua Zhang, Associate Professor;

This paper proposes a feasible method to estimate system reliability as the..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Bayesian, Demonstration Tests

Pseudo-conjugated prior distribution for parametric ALT model

by Fabrice Guérin, Professor; Antoine Grall, Professor;

The study presents the construction of the prior distribution as a pseudo-conjugated form by simulation. The inte! rest of the procedure lays in the extended usage of the conjugate approach for multiple-parameter cases, as the ALT model...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Bayesian, Demonstration Tests

Degradation test plan for Wiener degradation processes

by Paul Schimmerling; Mihaela Barreau-Guérin, Associate professor; Léo Gerville-Réache, Associate professor; Julien Baussaron, PhD student

The aim of this study is to design%! 20a degradation test plan that guarantees a given level of reliability for a new product using the experimental feedback...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Degradation, Reliability,Demonstration Tests

Step-Stress ADT Data Estimation based on Time Series Method

by Xiaoyang Li; Tongmin Jiang; Li Wang; Bo Wan

Product performance degradation data of Step-Stress Accelerated Degradation Testing (SSADT) is time series. Hence, a time series method is proposed to analyses SSADT data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Statistics, Demonstration Tests, Degradation, HALT/HASS

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..

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

Bayesian Reliability Demonstration Test in a Design for Reliability Process

by Jiang, Mingxiao; Dummer, Daniel J.

This paper illustrates how a Bayesian reliability demonstration test (BRDT) approach can be, and sometimes must be, integrated into a Design for Reliability (DFR) process...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Bayesian Analysis, Demonstration Tests, Design Reliability

Impact of Proof Test Effectiveness on Safety Instrumented System Performance

by Bukowski, Julie V.; van Beurden, Iwan

This paper addresses the effectiveness of proof tests that are performed on safety instrumented functions (SIF) to reveal any failures undetected by automatic diagnostics...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Demonstration Tests, Reliability Model, Degradation

FMEA Is Not Enough

by Bidokhti, Nematollah

Most organizations stop at the completion of the FMEA and assume that the work is done and a solid design will now be created. It is not always the case...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,FMEA, Demonstration Tests, Accelerated Life Testing

Reliability Growth of Mobile Gun System during Production Verification Test

by Tananko, Dmitry E.; Kuman, Sharad; Paulson, John; Chang, Jenny

In this publication, the authors discuss a successful conduct of PVT for Stryker MGS, during which the unprecedented reliability Growth Rate of 0.38 was achieved...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Demonstration Tests, Product Development and Recall

Software Complexity and Testing Effectiveness: An Empirical Study

by Kevrekidis, Kostas; Albers, Stijn; Sonnemans, Peter J.M.; Stollman, Guillaume M.

This paper presents a simple method for evaluating the effectiveness of testing strategies by using the relation between software reliability and software complexity...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Software Reliability, Software Quality, Demonstration Tests

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