RAMS 2006

5A1_A Study of the Impact of Prognostic Errors on System Performance

5A2_Virtual Validation and Verification of a Product Specification

5A3_Product Reliability Validation and Continuous Improvement Program at GE Energy

5A4_A Behavior-Based Process for Evaluating Availability Achievement Risk Using Stochastic Activity Networks

5A5_Accessible Formal Verification for Safety-Critical Hardware Design

5A6_Managing Risk by Extracting Management Information and Design Feedback from Field Failures

5D1_Customer Feedback Before Market Release A Case Study

5D2_Human Reliability Issues in Medical Care – A Customer Viewpoint

5D3_Cognitive Modeling of Underground Miners Response to Accidents

5D4_Risk Assessment when Malevolent Actions are Involved

6A1_Emerging Probabilistic Technology and Its Application to Reliability Prediction and Risk Assessment

6A2_Current Knowledge About Nanotechnology Safety

6A3_Stochastic Petri Nets Modeling Using SPN@

6A4_Quantitative Risk Assessment for Dependent Vulnerabilities

6A5_Prediction Capabilities of Vulnerability Discovery Models

6B1_Resource Allocation Model for Software Module Testing

6B2_Application of Statistical Testing to Smart Device Code

6B3_Optimal Testing Resource Allocation Models for Modular Software

6B4_Better Software Reliability by Getting the Requirements Right

6E1_Actuarial Engineering Approaches for the Life Management of Power Plant Equipment

6E2_Integrated Approach to Reliability-Based Design of Future Electronics Systems

6E3_Predicting Remaining Useful Life of an Individual Unit Using Proportional Hazards Model and Logistic Regression Model

6E4_Fatigue Analysis Framework for Fleet Management Using Bayesian Networks

6E5_Reliability Analysis of Mechatronic Systems Using Censored Data and Petri Nets Application on an Antilock Brake System (ABS)

7A1_Optimal Reliability and Price Choices for Products Under Warranty

7A2_Availability Guarantees and Physical Assets Management Empirical Evidence of the Impact of Some Underlying Factors

7A3_Prediction of Potential Warranty Exposure and Life Distribution Based Upon Early Warranty Data

7A4_Prognostics for Electronic Equipment An Economic Perspective

7A5_Application of Proactive Quality Methods to Increase Business Value

7B1_Some J-Shaped Distributions Sums, Products and Ratios

7B2_Practical Methods for Modeling Repairable Systems with Time Trends and Repair Effects

7B3_A New Approach to Modeling the System Reliability Dynamic Reliability Block Diagrams

7B4_The Application of the Box-Tidwell Transformation in Reliability Modeling

7B5_Prior Specification for Multi-Failure Mode Weibull Reliability Models

7D1_A Comparison of Accelerated Life Testing Designs within a Single Bayesian Inferential Framework

7D2_Modeling Low ProbabilityHigh Consequence Events An Aviation Safety Risk Model

7D3_Uncertainty Assessment for Availability Importance Measures

7D4_Research in Software Reliability Engineering

8A1_Reliability Index – A Method to Predict Failure Rate and Monitor Maturity of Mobile Phones

8A2_A Structured Methodology for Identifying Performance Metrics and Monitoring Maintenance Effectiveness

8A3_Useful Metrics for Managing Failure Mode Corrective Action

8A4_Dynamic Reliability Indices for Parallel, Series and k-out-of-n Multi-State Systems

8B1_Bayesian Model for Early Reliability Prediction

8B2_An Approach to Reliability Growth Planning Based on Failure Mode Discovery and Correction Using AMSAA Projection Methodology

8B3_Using Markov Models to Compute Probability of Failed Dangerous when Repair Times are not Exponentially Distributed

8B4_A New Method of System Reliability Multi-Objective Optimization Using Genetic Algorithms

8E1_Enhancing ISP Network Reliability with Multi-Criteria Decision Framework and Genetic Algorithm

8E2_New Allocation Methods for Repairable Systems

8E3_Fault Tolerance Adaptation Requirements vs. Quality-of-Service, Real-Time and Security in Dynamic Distributed Systems

8E4_Specification and Allocation of Reliability and Availability Requirements

9A1_HALT vs. ALT When to Use Which Technique

9A2_Accelerated Life Tests at Higher Usage Rates A Case Study

9A3_Accelerated Life Testing for Speedier Product Development Problems and Strategies

9A4_Bayesian Estimation in Accelerated Life Testing Application on Exponential-Arrhenius Model

9B1_Use of R&M Measures in Australian Defence Aerospace Performance Based Contracts

9B2_Methodology for Maintainability-Based Risk Assessment

9B3_Integrating Design for Performance and Reliability

9E1_A Case for New Statistical Software Testing Models

9E2_A New Approach to Evaluate the Worthiness of Repair

9E3_Creating a Sensible Derating System

9E4_Reliability Prediction for Complex Medical Systems

9E5_Design of a Reliability Conception with Implementation of Costs by a Semantic Network

11A1_Cooling Fan Reliability Failure Criteria, Accelerated Life Testing, Modeling and Qualification

11A2_Accelerated Reliability Growth Testing and Data Analysis Method

11A3_Mixed Trunsored Model with Application to the Lifetime Estimation of Malcondition Items

11A4_Reliability Analysis of Aged Components

11D1_Incorporating Expert Knowledge when Estimating Parameters of the Proportional Hazards Model

11D2_Risk Assessment of Real Time Digital Control Systems

11D3_Practical Evaluation of the REMM Process

11D4_The Reliability of Correlated Two Unit Systems

11E1_A Fuzzy-Monte Carlo Simulation Approach for Fault Tree Analysis

11E2_A Tool for Automatically Translating Dynamic Fault Trees into Dynamic Bayesian Networks

11E3_BDD Based Analysis of Parametric Fault Trees

11E4_Terrorist Risk Evaluation Using A Posteriori Fault Trees

11E5_A BDD & SEA Based Analysis of Generalized Phased-Mission Reliability

12B1_Cost-Effective Condition-Based Maintenance Using Markov Decision Processes

12B2_Modelling Imperfect Inspection and Maintenance in Defence Aviation through Bayesian Analysis of the KIJIMA Type I General Renewal Process (GRP)

12B3_Optimization of the Monitoring Device Performance

12B4_Effects of a Reliability Program on Machine Tool Reliability

12D1_Risk Analysis of Derailment Induced by Rail Breaks – A Probabilistic Approach

12D2_Relating Risk and Reliability Predictions to Design and Development Choices

12D3_Reliability Assessment of Offshore Oil Multilateral Wells in Brazil

12D4_Modeling and Analysis of Causes and Consequences of Failures

12D5_Eliciting Engineering Judgments in Human Reliability Assessment

12E1_Microstructural-Based Physics of Failure Models to Predict Fatigue Reliability

12E2_Failure Analysis of a Fault-Tolerant 2-Node Server System

12E3_The Risks of Applying Qualitative Reliability Prediction Methods A Case Study

13A1_Does SOFIA Require a Crew Escape System

13A2_Reliability and Crew Safety Assessment for a Solid Rocket BoosterJ-2S Launcher

13A3_Reliability Analysis of Phased-Mission Systems A Practical Approach

13A4_Safe Crew Launch by Design

13B1_Maintenance Management Review in the Safety Management System of a Major Hazard Plant

13B2_Accident Cause Analysis of Complex Systems Based on Safety Control Functions

13B3_Incorporating Process Demand into Models for Assessment of Safety System Performance

13B4_A Novel Safety-Critical System Modeling Approach Ternary Decision Diagram

13B5_Safety Assessment for Safety-Critical Systems Including Physical Faults and Design Faults

13D1_Integrated Modeling for Wireless Sensor Networks Reliability and Security

13D2_Automotive Component Reliability Should it be Measured in Time or Mileage

13D3_A Practical MTBF Estimate for PCB Design Considering Component and Non-Component Failures

14A1_A Bayesian Approach to Reliability Demonstration for Aerospace Systems

14A2_An Integrated Approach for the Probabilistic Risk Assessment of the Mars Relay Network

14A3_Identifying the Major Contributions to Risk in Phased Missions

14A4_Airframe Integrity Based on Bayesian Approach

14B1_Availability Optimization Using Spares Modeling and the Six Sigma Process

14B2_From Requirements Development to Verification – Designing Reliability into a Large Scale Chemical Manufacturing System

14B3_The Monte Carlo Method and Optimization of Spare Parts in Complex Realistic Scenarios

14D1_We Need to Change the Way RMA Does Business

14D2_Using RMA Monte Carlo Analysis as Part of the Systems Engineering Design Process

14D3_PROTOCOL An On-line Environment for Reducing Product Reliability Risk

14D4_Reliability Related Concept Comparison and Derivation of a Risk Analysis in Early Design Stages