RAMS 2004

05B_01_Reliability Design for a Novel Central Control System

05B_02_Reliability Importance of Components in a Complex System

05B_03_Generalized Decomposition Method for Complex Systems

05B_04_System Reliability Assessment Using Covariate Theory

05B_05_The Reliability Case In The REMM Methodology

05B_06_Expanded FMEA (EFMEA)

05D_01_Raytheon Assessment of PRISM As A Field Failure Prediction Tool

05D_02_Reliability Data Collection and Analysis System

05D_03_Development of the Risk Oriented Program Optimization Tool (ROPOT) for Orbital Space Plane Design Concepts

05D_04_Inventory Optimization Techniques, System vs. Item Level Inventory Analysis

05D_05_Driving the Feedback Loop Reliability and Safety in the Full Life Cycle

05D_06_Code From Requirements New Productivity Tools Improve the Reliability and Maintainability of Software Systems

06B_01_An Extended Reliability Growth Model For Managing And Assessing Corrective Actions

06B_02_Steady-State Availability Estimation Using Field Failure Data

06B_03_Nonparametric Estimation of Marginal Failure Distributions from Dually Censored Automotive Data

06B_04_A New Approach To Gathering Failure Behavior Information About Mechanical Components Based On Expert Knowledge

06B_05_An analysis of the drivers in the philosophy of reliability practice over the last 50 years

06B_06_Pioneers Of The Reliability Theories Of Past 50 Years

07A_01_An Efficient Factoring Algorithm for Computingthe Failure-Frequencies of Telecommunications Networks


07A_03_Fault-Tolerant Network Reliability and Importance Analysis Using Binary Decision Diagrams

07A_04_A Monte Carlo Approach to the Estimation of Importance Measures of Multi-State Components

07A_05_Effect of Element Initialization in Synchronous Networked control System to Control Quality

07A_06_A Reliability Block Diagramming Tool to Describe Networks

07B_01_Reliability and Robustness Assessment of Diagnostic Systems From Warranty Data

07B_02_Server Class Disk Drives How Reliable Are They

07B_03_Measuring Cost Avoidance in the Face of Messy Data

07B_04_Disk Drive Vintage and Its Effect on Reliability

07B_05_Design Criteria Evaluation Using Field Test Data and Reliability test Improvement Based on Statistical Analysis

07B_06_Capturing Failure History Over the Life of Equipment

07C_01_Software Reliability EstimationsProjections, Cumulative & Instantaneous

07C_02_Design Patterns as Components of Functional Models for Analyzing the Reliability of Software Systems

07C_03_Software Complexity Factor in Software Reliability Assessment

07C_04_Cost Constrained Reliability Maximization of Software Systems

07C_05_Failure Modes and Effects Analysis during Design of Computer Software

08A_01_Minimal Cut SetSequence Generation for Dynamic Fault Trees

08A_02_Combining Dynamic Fault Trees and Event Trees for Probabilistic Risk Assessment

08A_03_Maintenance Cost Analysis of a Two-Component Parallel System with Failure Interaction

08A_04_How to Integrate Inter-Component Dependencies into Combinatorial Availability Models

08A_05_Modeling Multiphased Missions Using Stochastic Petri Nets with Aging Tokens

08A_06_Behavioural Study of the General Renewal Process

08C_01_Computer Aided Software FMEA for Unified Modeling Language Based Software

08C_02_Accelerated Stress Testing to Detect Probabilistic Software Failures

08C_03_A Design Tool for Large Scale Fault-Tolerant Software Systems

08C_04_Jackson Networks and Markov Processes for Resource Allocation Modeling

08C_05_Using Resource Monitoring to Select Recovery Strategies

08C_06_Software Safety Analysis Using the Entire Risk Analysis Toolkit

08D_01_Reliability Testing For Customer Satisfaction Attributes

08D_02_Planning Of Step-stress Accelerated Degradation Test

08D_03_Application of Quantitative Accelerated Life Models on Load Sharing Redundancy

09A_01_A Bayesian Belief Network Model And Tool To Evaluate Risk And Impact In Software Development Projects

09A_02_Reliability Prediction based on Degradation Modeling for Systems with Multiple Degradation Measures

09A_03_Designing Robust Products Using a Combination of Simulation, Experimental and Statistical Techniques

09A_04_Statistical Process Control of Wear Phenomenon During Metal Extrusion Process

09A_05_Probabilistic Structural Analysis of Ultra Efficient Engine Technology Ceramic Matrix Composite Combustor Liners

09D_01_An Accelerated Life Testing Model Involving Performance Degradation

09D_02_Accelerated Tests To Determine The Reliability Of The Cable-Encapsulant Interface

09D_03_An Alternate Analysis of a 2×2 DOE using a Contour Plot of Weibull Joint Parameter Confidence Regions

09D_04_Accelerated Life Testing On Repairable Systems

09D_05_Accelerated Stress Testing for Both Hardware and Software

11A_01_The Merits and Limitations of Reliability Predictions

11A_02_Demonstrating Ultra-High Component Reliability

11A_03_Variation Mode and Effect Analysis

11A_04_A Comparison of reliability methods and the REMM process

11A_05_Shared Redundancy as a Means of Producing Reliable Mission Critical Systems

11B_01_Extended Fault Modeling Used in the Space Shuttle PRA

11B_02_Intelligent FMEA Based On Model FIORN

11B_03_Reliability Analysis of Large Fault Trees Using the Vesely Failure Rate

11B_04_A Simplified Risk Analysis Method of Complex Systems using the Global System Model

12A_01_Assessing the Costs (and Benefits) of Dependable Public IP Service Networks

12A_02_A Prediction Based Design-for-Reliability Tool

12A_03_Reliability Growth Planning Under Performance Based Logistics

12A_04_Modeling Reliability Growth in the Product Design Process

12A_05_The Challenge of Space Nuclear Propulsion and Power Systems Reliability

12A_06_A Comprehensive Hardware Reliability Program for Developing a Carrier Grade Telecom Product

12B_01_Diagnostic Expert Systems from Dynamic Fault Trees

12B_02_Criticality Analysis of Process Systems

12B_03_Parametric Fault Trees with Dynamic Gates and Repair Boxes

12B_04_Determining Evaluation Criteria for a “Seal of Approval” Process for Probabilistic Risk Assessment Analysis Tools

12C_01_Marketing with Reliability and Maintainability The Business Case for Hiring a Reliability Engineer When There are No R&M Requirements

12C_02_A Methodology To Quantify Some IVHM Requirements During RLV Conceptual Design

12C_03_Use of PSA Tools and Techniques in Life Cycle Management of Maintenance and Operation of Complex System

12C_04_Requirements Based System Level Risk Modeling

12C_05_Criticality Evaluation for Spare Parts Initial Provisioning

12C_06_Reliability Metrics and the REMM Model

13A_01_Forecasting Models for Maintenance Work Load With Seasonal Components

13A_02_Dairy Processing Site Performance Improvement using Reliability Centered Maintenance

13A_03_Optimal Design of a Condition-Based Maintenance Model

13A_04_Maintenance-Oriented Fault Tree Analysis of Component Importance

13A_05_Cannibalization Policies for a Set of Parallel Machines

13C_01_Towards Cost-Effective Reliability through Visualization of the Reliability Option Space

13C_02_Minimization of Life Cycle Costs Through Optimization of the Validation Program – A Test Sample Size and Warranty Cost Approach

13C_03_A Stochastic Model For Determining Inspection Intervals For Large Marine Vessels

13C_04_Dimensioning of Product Support Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities

14A_01_Fleet Performance under Selective Maintenance

14A_02_Quasi-Renewal Approach to Spares Provisioning for Deteriorating Systems under Imperfect Maintenance

14A_03_Availability and Performance Oriented Availability Modeling of Webserver Cache Hierarchies

14A_04_Supporting Maintenance Decisions with Expert and Event Data

14A_05_Maintenance Prioritization for Multiple Concurrent Failures in a Satellite-Based Navigation System

14B_01_Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) Approach for the Next Generation Launch Technology (NGLT) Program Turbine-Based Combined Cycle (TBCC) Architecture 6 Launch Vehicle

14B_02_An Integrated Method for Incorporating Common Cause Failures in System Analysis

14B_03_Application of Decision Support Metrics for Effective Risk-Informed Asset Management

14B_04_A Comparison of Two Safety-Critical Architectures Using the Safety Related Metrics

14B_05_Risk Forecasting Using Heritage-Based Surrogate Data

14D_01_Improving Engine Control Reliability Through Software Optimization

14D_02_Assess Your Program for Probability of Success using the Reliability Scorecard Tool

14D_03_Lessons Learned From Development And Implementation Of A Strategic Life Cycle Model

14D_04_Probabilistic Performance Assessment of a Roof Top Wind, Solar Photo Voltaic Hybrid Energy System

14D_05_Reliability Evaluation of a Grid Connected Wind Farm – A Case Study of Ramgiri Wind Farm in Andhra Pradesh, India

14D_06_Best Practices for a FRACAS Implementation