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Creating an Expert System Risk Assessment Tool for Precursor Analysis

by Anthony J. Hall

The paper documents the development of an “expert system” tool to guide information solicitation where normally one or more human ex..

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

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

A Spreadsheet Tool for Managing Probabilistic Risk Assessment Data

by Michael J. Heckwolf; Gary A. Epstein

This paper describes a real-world application describing the development of a comprehensive spreadsheet tool for managing the results of..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Fault Tree, Simulation

Mitigating Technical Risks by Creative Problem Solving Approaches

by Robert Schmitt, Prof. Dr.; Hans Gut, Prof. Dr.; Alexandra Ottong

The more intensive the competition, the more new strategies and methods have to be used to improve and renew processes. Companies must establish a risk management approach which helps to identify and assess risks as well as avoid non-conformities...

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

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...

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  • 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...

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

Risk Assessment In Research Projects

by Roland Schmidt;

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Design
Review Based on Failure Mode (DRBFM) are discussed,
experiences are shared, and adapations are shown how FMEA and DRBFM can be a used in a creative and! structured way in research projects...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Design Review, FMEA, Risk Assessment

Vehicle Wide Optimization of Subsystem Trade Study Option Selection

by Mattenberger,Chris

The Altair lunar lander design team was able toimplement a process of Risk Informed Design utilizing the Valador Reliability Tool in order to achieve high reliability...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Systems Engineering

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

Physical Simulation in Space Launcher Engine Risk Assessment

by Ramamurthy, Balachandar; Horowitz, Eliyahu; Fragola, Joseph R.;

The safety and reliability of crewed launch vehicles are design driving criteria. The success of such vehicles is contingent on the ability to meet mission requirements, while keeping the risk to the crew at an acceptable level...

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

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