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Creating an Expert System Risk Assessment Tool for Precursor Analysis

by Anthony J. Hall

The paper documents the development of an “expert system” tool to guide information solicitation where normally one or more human ex..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Risk Assessment, Safety and Risk Management, FMEA

Engineering Design Analysis (Physics of Failure)

by Drake, Gary S. ;

This article is an overview of AMSAA's techniques for analyzing the fatigue resistance of circuit card assemblies...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Failure Analysis, FMEA

Accelerated Testing of Shaft Seals as Components with Complex Failure Modes

by Werner Haas; Daniel Kirschmann; Bernd Bertsche; Benjamin Klein;

In this paper the difficulties in accelerated life testing of RSS
are presented and..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, FMEA, Failure Analysis

Development of Photonics Component Failure Rate Models

by Nicholls, David B. ; Mazurowski, John ; Hackert, Michael ; Avak, Anthony ;

This paper summarizes the results of three tasks: evaluate methods that could be used to predict the reliability of photonic com! ponents, define photonics component models and quantify the model parameters...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Electronics, Reliability Prediction, Failure Analysis, FMEA

Best Practices for Effective Reliability Program Plans

by Sarakakis, Georgios ; Mettas, Adamantios ; Groebel, David J. ; Carlson, Carl ;

This paper takes a comprehensive look into the practice of developing and executing reliability program plans. Best Practi! ces are identified, lessons learned are discussed and results of a survey that describes common practices are presented...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation, FMEA, Reliability Enhancement

Enhanced FMEA by Multi-agent Engineering FIPA Based System to Analyze Failures

by V. Ebrahimipour; S. Shokravi; K. Rezaie;

This paper describes how to build a multi-agent software system to solve complex failure modes and effects analy! sis problems...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,FMEA, Safety and Risk Management, Process Management

Risk Assessment In Research Projects

by Roland Schmidt;

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Design
Review Based on Failure Mode (DRBFM) are discussed,
experiences are shared, and adapations are shown how FMEA and DRBFM can be a used in a creative and! structured way in research projects...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Design Review, FMEA, Risk Assessment

Optimal Design for Step-Stress Accelerated Degradation Testing with Competing Failure Modes

by Li, Xiaoyang; Jiang, Tongmin

This optimal testing plan gives the optimal number of test units and inspection times at each stress level. Finally, we analyze the different optimal plans with different budgets, different levels of stress and different stress steps..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Accelerated Life Testing, Degradation, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Rate

Analysis of Data to Predict Warranty Cost for Various Regions

by Vinta, Siva

This study shows that, how to take the complex failure information for different regions and break it down to main categories...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Warranty, Failure Rate, FMEA, Weibull

Advanced FTA Technique Addressing Early Un-Balanced Failures of Modern Commercial Electronic Devices

by Verbitsky, David E.

Specifics and criticality of unbalanced failures vs. full and parametric ones are outlined; typical examples related to diverse live applications are discussed. Failure dynamics and interactions are studied...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Failure Analysis, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis

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