Assessing Multi-Layered Social Networks using Reliability Models

by Kellie Schneider; Edward A. Pohl, Ph.D.; Chase Rainwater, Ph.D.;

To deal with complex structures, operations researchers have shown increased interest in the quantitative study..

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  • Publish date: 2011-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2011 Proceedings,Networks, Simulation

Mastering Safety and Reliability in a Model Based Process.

by Vincent Idasiak; Robin Cressent; Pierre David; Frederic Kratz

Model Based System Engineering enhances the design process of complex systems but RAMS activities are generally forgotten in thi..

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

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

Application of ECSPN to RAMS Modeling and Analysis of Hybrid Drive Systems

by Nebel, Steffen ; Müller, Peter ; Dieter, Andrea ; Bertsche, Bernd ;

This paper presents a modeling and simulation approach based on a class of Extended Color! ed Stochastic Petri Nets and a Monte Carlo Simulation to analyze and optimize hybrid car systems...

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  • Publish date: 2010-01
  • Keywords:RAMS 2010 Proceedings,Reliability Model, Simulation, Engineering

Analysis of Field Performance Using Interval-Censored Incident Data

by Zhao, Ke; Steffey, Duane

We present several case studies to demonstrate how, in practice, such incidents can be treated as interval-censored observations in the time-to-failure analysis...

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  • Publish date: 2009-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2009 Proceedings,Weibull Analysis, Statistics, Simulation

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

A Study on Optimal Age Replacement of Dozer Engines

by Prasad, P.V.N.; Rao, Kancharla R.M.

In this paper, the concepts and methods of total time on test (TTT) plots are discussed...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,R&M Modeling and Optimization, Simulation

Dynamic Model for Assessing Impact of Regeneration Actions on System Availability: Application to Weapon Systems

by Monnin, Maxime; Iung, Benoit; Senechal, Olivier; Lelan, Pascal

This paper aims to define principles for weapon systems modeling that integrate both system failure and system damage, as well as the possibility of regeneration, into operational availability assessment...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Availability Model, Reliability – Availability - Maintainability, Monte Carlo Simulation

Maintenance policy for a non-stationary deteriorating system

by Deloux, Estelle; Castanier, Bruno; Berenguer, Christophe

This paper deals with the maintenance optimization of a system subject to a stressful environment...

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  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:RAMS 2008 Proceedings,Optimizing Equipment Maintenance, R&M Modeling and Optimization, Simulation, Degradation

Capacitated Reliability for Ad-Hoc Networks

by Cook, Jason L.; Ramirez-Marquez, Jose Emmanuel

Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2007 Proceedings. Session 08D: Network Analysis for Communication and Other Systems. Moderator: John G. Elrath, Network Appliance, Inc....

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  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:RAMS 2007 Proceedings,Networks, Monte Carlo Simulation

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