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Reliability of Multi-State Systems Subject to Competing Failures

by Liudong Xing, PhD; Gregory Levitin, PhD;

This paper identifies the issue of competing propagated failures caused by the functional dependence for multi-state systems. Methods are..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Event Tree, Fault Tree Analysis, R&M Modeling and Optimization

Modeling Fault Propagation in Phased Mission Systems using Petri

by Rasa Remenyte-Prescott, PhD; John D. Andrews, PhD

The research reported in the paper will describe a fault propagation modeling technique using Petri nets and its application to..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Event Tree, Fault Tree Analysis, Networks

Dynamic Fault Tree Analysis Based On The Structure Function

by Jean-Marc Roussel, PhD; Jean-Jacques Lesage, PhD; Guillaume Merle, PhD;

Fault Tree..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:Fault Tree Analysis, Product Reliability, RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

Analyzing Interconnection Design Safety Using Bent Pin Analysis

by Nathaniel W. Ozarin,;

Low-tech hazards can cause catastrophic results in safety- critical and other systems...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:Design Review, Design Reliability, Fault Tree Analysis, Product Reliability, RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Reliability Model, Systems Engineering

Modeling Science Objectives within a Probabilistic Risk Assessment

by Smith, Clayton; Kubota, Sanae; Jones, Melissa; Fretz, Kristin

This paper discusses modeling aspects of the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) science objectives..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

Fault Tree Analysis Using Stochastic Logic: A Reliable and High Speed Computing

by Zarandi, Hamid R.; Aliee, Hananeh

This paper introduces a new approach to analyzing fault trees based on stochastic logic...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Fault Tree Analysis

Reliability Analysis of Warm Standby Systems using Sequential BDD

by Xing, Liudong; Tannous, Ola; Dugan, Joanne Bechta

A sequential binary decision diagrams (SBDD) based approach is proposed for the reliability analysis of warm standby sparing systems. Basics of the proposed method and its advantages over existing approaches will be illustrated through several examples..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

A Systematic Fault Root Causes Tracing Method for Process Systems

by Jiang, Hongquan; Huang, Xinlin; Gao, Jianmin; Chen, Kun

This paper proposes a method to integrate a root causes tracing method with a Signed Diagraph (ADG) model for fault diagnosis and abnormal event management in the process industry...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Reliability Model, Fault Tree Analysis

Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis of Imperfect Coverage Multi-State Systems

by Xing, Liudong ; Shrestha, Akhilesh ; Amari, Suprasad V. ;

This paper demonstrates how to analyze the reliability of a system that can have multiple operating states (determined by the failures of subsystems) including situations where total system failure occurs due to undetected failure of recovery subsystems...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Event Tree, Fault Tree Analysis, Robust Design, Software Reliability

An Improved Monte Carlo Method in Fault Tree Analysis

by Yevkin, Olexandr , PhD;

The Monte Carlo (MC) method is one of the most general ones in system reliability analysis, because it reflects the statistical nature of the problem...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Analysis/Prediction/Estimation

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