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Impact of Ammunition Performance On Weapon Reliability & Life Cycle Cost

by Sandy Sheng;

Using failure trend analysis and historical data to identify cartridge effect on weapon reliability and life cycle cost...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Support Costs, Life Cycle Cost, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

Design for Reliability in Medical Devices

by Raheja, Dev ; Hegde, Vaishali;

Five paradigms are presented for Design for Reliability (DfR) of medical devices to maximize return on investment...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Requirements Flow Down, Life Cycle Cost, Design Reliability

Using Risk Assessment to Mitigate New Business Demands

by Scapin, Carlos Alberto ; Gomes, Luciano de Alencar Miranda ;

Global market requires compliance with legal and regu..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Life Cycle Cost, Fault Tree Analysis

An Integrated Life Cycle-based Software Reliability Assurance Approach for NASA Projects

by Ying Shi; Prince Kalia; John Evans; Anthony DiVenti;

This paper proposes a software reliability assurance approach for NASA projects...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Life Cycle Cost, Product Reliability, Software Reliability

Optimization of Warranty Period, Price, and Allocated Reliability

by Mohan, Karen; Huffman, Duane; Akers, Jennifer

This paper shows the method to choose the allocated reliability of each subsystem, the warranty period of the product, and the sales price of the product in order to maximize the profit...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Warranty, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation, R&M Modeling and Optimization, Life Cycle Cost

Predicting Reliability Investment to Achieve Given Reliability Improvement

by Forbes, James A.; Lee, David A.; Long, E. Andrew

This paper reports on the development of a mathematical model that can be used to predict the investment in reliability required to achieve a given amount of reliability improvement...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Process Design/Reliability, Life Cycle Cost, Reliability Model

Leveraging Total Ownership Cost Analysis to Optimize In-Service R&M Programs

by Millhouse, John L.

Innovative processing of the output of sufficiently detailed Total Ownership Cost analyses makes it possible to identify the most promising improvement opportunities, rank them in order of economic viability, and build competitive business cases for.....

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,R&M Modeling and Optimization, Life Cycle Cost

Reducing Corrosion Costs through Reliability Centered Design

by Rose, David H.

To ensure that potential cost reductions are maximized, the discipline employing these proposed tools must currently play an active role in product design and sustainment, and the tools must be integrated into currently accepted practices...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Life Cycle Cost, Failure Analysis

Uncertainty in Life Cycle Cost of Railway Track

by Patra, Ambika Prasad; Soderholm, Peter; Kumar, Uday

This paper illustrates a methodology for estimation of uncertainty linked with LCC, by a combination of Design of Experiment (DoE) and Monte Carlo simulation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Life Cycle Cost, Design of Experiments,

Development of a Design-For-Reliability method for complex systems

by Poncelin, Guillaume; Derain, Jean-Pierre; Cauvin, Aline; Dufrene, Denis

The complex systems are defined as being systems made up of a great number of entities in interaction whose evolution is impossible to know without making experiments, possibly on a small-scale model...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Process Design/Reliability, Life Cycle Cost

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