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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

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

Enhanced FMEA by Multi-agent Engineering FIPA Based System to Analyze Failures

by V. Ebrahimipour; S. Shokravi; K. Rezaie;

This paper describes how to build a multi-agent software system to solve complex failure modes and effects analy! sis problems...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,FMEA, Safety and Risk Management, Process Management

Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Decision Making during Spacecraft Operations

by Meshkat, Leila

The focus of this paper is on describing the particular methods used for PRA modeling during the operational phase of a spacecraft by gleaning insight from recently conducted case studies on two operational Mars orbiters...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Safety and Risk Management, Weibull

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)...

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

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..

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

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.....

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

System Failure Analysis Based On Complex Network Theory

by Jiang, Hongquan; Gao, Jianmin; Chen, Fumin

In this paper, we have introduced a novel method for failure analysis of complex systems in the chemical process industry based on recent advances in complex networks...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Networks, System Reliability, Safety and Risk Management

Analysis Classes for Space Exploration Reliability Assessments

by Franzini, Benjamion J.; Putney, Blake F.

Understanding and effectively communicating the spectrum of risk and reliability analysis classes is critical for an analyst to contribute to a team working on developmental space exploration architecture, mission, vehicle, or technology design...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Reliability and Availability Assessment, Safety and Risk Management

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