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Improving Software-Based System R&M with Better Error Processing

by Nathaniel W. Ozarin

Improved use of error detection and reporting can greatly approve system reliability, safety, and maintainability...

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Software Reliability, Process Management, Data Analysis

Surviving The Lead Reliability Engineer Role In High Unit Value Projects

by Reinaldo J Perez PhD, PE

Lessons learned for the role of Lead Reliability Engineer in a high value project are examined for all three major phases of..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Reliability Enhancement, Reliability Management

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

Developing the Stockpile Reliability Program Plan for a New Missile

by Eric E. Hunt

This paper provides a decision tree and cost trade-off process for developing the Stockpile Reliability Program Plan that will be used throughout the life..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings, Reliability Management, Reliability Analysis/Allocation/Prediction/Estimation

The Impact of Changes in DoD Policy on Reliability and Sustainment

by Dallosta, Patrick M. ;

Taxpayer and Congressional confidence in the ability of the Department of Defense to acquire and sustain effective, affordable weapons has been seriously undermined by failed procurements and internal assessments that systems do not meet requirements...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Project Management, Reliability, Availability, Reliability Management

New Army and DoD Reliability Scorecard

by Welliver, Nancy ; Shepler, Marguerite H. ;

of reliability best practices, as well as the supplier’s planned and completed reliability tasks. The Scorecard is important for tracking the achievement of reliability requirements and rating! the adequacy of the overall Reliability Program...

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

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)...

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

“Thinking Out of the Box” Strategy Resulted In Compliant FSS R

by Sheila S. Prather;

This paper will present how the R&M Integrated Product Team’s (IPT), thinking out of the box strategy resulted in upfront success and just as importantly provided a composite R&M dataset for future evaluations against actual performance metrics...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Enhancement, Reliability Management

Turning Multiple PFMECA Results into an Optimal Action Plan

by Childs, Joseph

This paper offers an innovative method for cross-ranking multiple process steps, while accounting for differences in importance among the items analyzed...

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

Reliability Practice at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

by Li, Ming; Pruessner, Paula S.; Groen, Frank J.

This paper describes in brief the Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Programs performed directly by the reliability branch at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The mission assurance requirements..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability Management, Safety and Risk Management, Quality Management

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