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Developmental Space-System Elicitation Techniques for Risk-Informed Design Practices

by Blake F. Putney; Benjamin J. Franzini;

This paper conveys a method of risk-informed design that is guided by system design documents and based on designer interaction. Designers focused on reliability strategies that were influenced and implemented by the designer’s own expertise...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Risk Assessment, Failure Analysis, Monte Carlo Analysis

Intermediate Failure States in Simulation-Based Launch Vehicle Risk Study

by Nejad,Hamed S.; Manning, Ted A.; Lawrence, Scott L.; Gee, Ken;

This paper concerns the risk assessment of a crewed launch vehicle on a mission to reach low earth orbit...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings, Product Reliability, Failure Analysis, Risk Assessment

Qualitative-Quantitative Bayesian Belief Networks for Reliability and Risk Assessment

by Chengdong Wang; Ali Mosleh;

This paper presents an extension of Bayesian belief
networks (BBN) enabling use of both qualitative and

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Bayesian, Risk Assessment, Root Cause Analysis

Weibayes Testing: What is the Impact if Assumed Beta is Incorrect?

by Nicholls, David B.; Lein, Paul

This paper evaluates Weibayes small sample, zero and sudden death failure test and data analysis techniques in order to mathematically and graphically quantify the risk associated with assuming an incorrect value of the Weibull shape parameter, beta (β)...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Weibull Analysis, Data Analysis, Risk Analysis, Safety and Risk Management

Concept for the NASA Risk and Reliability Data Collection and Analysis Environment

by Groen, Frank J.; Smith, Curtin Lee

This paper describes the concept of a data collection and analysis environment that is being developed to support the collection, analysis, and distribution of R&M data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Bayesian Analysis, Data Analysis

Reliability Centered Preliminary Hazard Analysis

by Zhao, Nuo; Zhao, Tingdi; Tian, Jin

This paper modifies the traditional PHA into the RCPHA (Reliability Centered Preliminary Hazard Analysis) with two distinct advancements.....

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

Safety Concept Trees

by Domis, Dominik J.; Forster, Mark; Kemmann, Soren; Trapp, Mario

The development of safety-critical systems requires the ‘safe’ development of a ‘safe’ system...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,, Fault Tree Analysis, Event Tree, Safety and Risk Management

Flight Safety Simulation System Based on Hybrid Dynamic System

by Jiao, Jian; Zhao, Tingdi; Wang, Wei

Flight safety is an important problem in aviation industry and flight accidents are the result of multi-elements which affect each other...

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

A Corrosion Risk Assessment Model For Underground Piping

by Datta, Koushik; Fraser, Douglas

This paper shows progress in one area of this project — a corrosion risk assessment model for the underground highpressure air distribution piping system at ARC...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Safety and Risk Management, Monte Carlo Analysis, Engineering

Diagnostic Systems for Power Balancing Large Laser Fusion Facilities

by Chen, Guangyu; Zhang, Xiaomin; Zeng, Xinwen; Zhao, Runchang

Multiple powerful lasers are shot from large laser fusion facilities synchronously to heat and compress hydrogen fuel to the point where nuclear fusion reactions take place, with the goal of ignition...

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

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