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Reliability Growth Planning for Discrete-Use Systems

by J. Brian Hall, Ph.D.;

This paper presents new RG planning methodology for discrete-use systems being utilized within the DoD...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Reliability Model, Product Design/Reliability

Reliability Growth Test Design – Connecting Math to Physics

by Milena Krasich P. E

The paper describes a methodology for modeling reliability improvement test strategies to apply physics of failure and cumulative damage models with the related mathematics, and correlate tests to the product use in life...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Failure Analysis, Reliability Model, Strength-Load

Availability Growth Modeling and Assessment

by Zigmund Bluvband, PhD; Sergey Porotsky, PhD

Availability Growth process, applied to a system undergoing development and field test, is introduced, and its parameters estimation methodology is developed and presented ...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Availability Model, Markov

Quantifying the Value of Risk-Mitigation Measures for Launch Vehicles

by Joseph R. Fragola, D. Sc., PE; Elisabeth L. Morse

This paper proposes a method for re-considering the failures of historical launchers in a new light, with focus..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Risk Assessment, Safety and Risk Management, Reliability Growth

Two Recommendations for the Acquisition and Growth of Reliable Systems

by Paul Lein; David B. Nicholls;

This paper presents recommendations for improving the acquisition of reliable systems: use a metric called Historical Observed Reliability Ratio and extend the classifications of failures to include Unanticipated Failure Mode and Unexpected Failure Mode...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Failure Analysis, Reliability Growth, Reliability Prediction

A Comparison of the Robustness of Reliability Growth Assessment

by Wayne, Martin ; Ellner, Paul ;

This paper examines the accuracy and robustness of two widely used reliability growth assessment techniques under a number of realistic corrective action processes%! 2E..

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Reliability Prediction

Implementing New RAM Initiatives In Army Test And Evaluation

by Hall, J. Brian ; Dalton, Ken ;

This paper describes the processes for implementing
new Department of the Army (DA) reliability policy
directives issued by the Assistant Secretary ! of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology, or ASA(ALT)...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Design Reliability, Reliability Growth, Reliability Management

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...

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

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

A Reliability Growth Simulation Test Bed

by Wayne, Martin

This paper presents a reliability growth simulation test bed that is useful in examining the reliability growth of complex systems...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Growth, Simulation

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