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Reliability Engineering and System Safety

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Volume 95, issue 12, 2010

Comparing a multi-linear (STEP) and systemic (FRAM) method for accident analysis pp. 1269-1275 Downloads
I.A. Herrera and R. Woltjer
Hybrid causal methodology and software platform for probabilistic risk assessment and safety monitoring of socio-technical systems pp. 1276-1285 Downloads
Katrina Groth, Chengdong Wang and Ali Mosleh
Exact reliability quantification of highly reliable systems with maintenance pp. 1286-1292 Downloads
Radim Briš
Maintenance modeling and optimization integrating human and material resources pp. 1293-1299 Downloads
S. Martorell, M. Villamizar, S. Carlos and A. Sánchez
An optimized Line Sampling method for the estimation of the failure probability of nuclear passive systems pp. 1300-1313 Downloads
E. Zio and N. Pedroni
A reduction approach to improve the quantification of linked fault trees through binary decision diagrams pp. 1314-1323 Downloads
Ibáñez-Llano, Cristina, Antoine Rauzy, Enrique Meléndez and Francisco Nieto
Quantification of risk to company’s incomes due to failures in food quality pp. 1324-1334 Downloads
E. Doménech, I. Escriche and S. Martorell
An approach for modelling interdependent infrastructures in the context of vulnerability analysis pp. 1335-1344 Downloads
Jonas Johansson and Henrik Hassel
Unavailability of critical SCADA communication links interconnecting a power grid and a Telco network pp. 1345-1357 Downloads
A. Bobbio, G. Bonanni, E. Ciancamerla, R. Clemente, A. Iacomini, M. Minichino, A. Scarlatti, R. Terruggia and E. Zendri
Application of Bayesian networks for risk analysis of MV air insulated switch operation pp. 1358-1366 Downloads
D.E. Nordgård and K. Sand

Volume 95, issue 11, 2010

Highlights from the literature on accident causation and system safety: Review of major ideas, recent contributions, and challenges pp. 1105-1116 Downloads
J.H. Saleh, K.B. Marais, E. Bakolas and R.V. Cowlagi
The concept of ignorance in a risk assessment and risk management context pp. 1117-1122 Downloads
T. Aven and R. Steen
A general approach for the estimation of loss of life due to natural and technological disasters pp. 1123-1133 Downloads
S.N. Jonkman, A. Lentz and J.K. Vrijling
Modelling and forecasting occupational accidents of different severity levels in Spain pp. 1134-1141 Downloads
Carmen Carnero, María and Diego José Pedregal
Analysis of root causes of major hazard precursors (hydrocarbon leaks) in the Norwegian offshore petroleum industry pp. 1142-1153 Downloads
Jan Erik Vinnem, Jon Andreas Hestad, Kvaløy, Jan Terje and Jon Espen Skogdalen
A reliability analysis of a natural-gas pressure-regulating installation pp. 1154-1163 Downloads
Marko Gerbec
Dependability analysis of a very large volume neutrino telescope pp. 1164-1173 Downloads
Ioannis A. Papazoglou and Eftychia C. Marcoulaki
Reliability assessment of complex mechatronic systems using a modified nonparametric belief propagation algorithm pp. 1174-1185 Downloads
X. Zhong, M. Ichchou and A. Saidi
Forecasting model for pedestrian distribution under emergency evacuation pp. 1186-1192 Downloads
Xiaoping Zheng and Mengting Liu
An aggregation method for performance evaluation of a tandem homogenous production line with machines having multiple failure modes pp. 1193-1201 Downloads
Ahmed-Tidjani Belmansour and Mustapha Nourelfath
Reliability modeling of networked control systems using dynamic flowgraph methodology pp. 1202-1209 Downloads
Al-Dabbagh, Ahmad W. and Lixuan Lu
Combinatorial analysis of systems with competing failures subject to failure isolation and propagation effects pp. 1210-1215 Downloads
Liudong Xing and Gregory Levitin
Efficient computation of global sensitivity indices using sparse polynomial chaos expansions pp. 1216-1229 Downloads
Blatman, Géraud and Bruno Sudret
A bridge network maintenance framework for Pareto optimization of stakeholders/users costs pp. 1230-1243 Downloads
Orcesi, André D. and Christian F. Cremona
Assessment of a maintenance model for a multi-deteriorating mode system pp. 1244-1254 Downloads
Ponchet, Amélie, Mitra Fouladirad and Antoine Grall
A two-stage preventive maintenance policy for a multi-state deterioration system pp. 1255-1260 Downloads
Chun-Chen Huang and John Yuan
On the validation of risk analysis—A commentary pp. 1261-1265 Downloads
Tony Rosqvist

Volume 95, issue 10, 2010

Probabilistic risk assessment modeling of digital instrumentation and control systems using two dynamic methodologies pp. 1011-1039 Downloads
T. Aldemir, S. Guarro, D. Mandelli, J. Kirschenbaum, L.A. Mangan, P. Bucci, M. Yau, E. Ekici, D.W. Miller, X. Sun and S.A. Arndt
Testing a tri-partite contingent model of engineering cultures: A pilot study pp. 1040-1049 Downloads
Glen D. Murphy
Bayesian Monte Carlo method pp. 1050-1060 Downloads
M. Rajabalinejad
Application of physical failure models to enable usage and load based maintenance pp. 1061-1075 Downloads
Tiedo Tinga
Hybrid approach for the assessment of PSA models by means of binary decision diagrams pp. 1076-1092 Downloads
Ibáñez-Llano, Cristina, Antoine Rauzy, Enrique Meléndez and Francisco Nieto
Estimating reliability characteristics in the presence of censored data: A case study in a light commercial vehicle manufacturing system pp. 1093-1102 Downloads
A. Regattieri, R. Manzini and D. Battini

Volume 95, issue 9, 2010

Use of risk measures in design and licensing of future reactors pp. 935-943 Downloads
Kamiar Jamali
Periodic inspection optimization model for a complex repairable system pp. 944-952 Downloads
Sharareh Taghipour, Dragan Banjevic and Andrew K.S. Jardine
Statistical analysis of competing risks models pp. 953-962 Downloads
Ammar M. Sarhan, David C. Hamilton and B. Smith
A simple approximation for the renewal function with an increasing failure rate pp. 963-969 Downloads
R. Jiang
A decision-making framework for protecting process plants from flooding based on fault tree analysis pp. 970-980 Downloads
Ulrich Hauptmanns
Discrete competing risk model with application to modeling bus-motor failure data pp. 981-988 Downloads
R. Jiang
A predictive maintenance policy with imperfect monitoring pp. 989-997 Downloads
Curcurù, Giuseppe, Giacomo Galante and Alberto Lombardo
Accelerated uncertainty propagation in two-level probabilistic studies under monotony pp. 998-1010 Downloads
Philipp Limbourg, Etienne de Rocquigny and Guennadi Andrianov

Volume 95, issue 8, 2010

Is ALARP applicable to the management of terrorist risks? pp. 823-827 Downloads
S.D. Guikema and T. Aven
Safety margins confidence estimation for a passive residual heat removal system pp. 828-836 Downloads
Enrico Zio, Francesco Di Maio and Jiejuan Tong
An approach for prediction of petroleum production facility performance considering Arctic influence factors pp. 837-846 Downloads
Xueli Gao, Javad Barabady and Tore Markeset
An integrated framework including distinct algorithms for optimization of offshore towers under uncertainties pp. 847-858 Downloads
Vedat ToÄŸan, Halil Karadeniz and AyÅŸe T. DaloÄŸlu
Monte Carlo-based assessment of the safety performance of a radioactive waste repository pp. 859-865 Downloads
F. Cadini, J. De Sanctis, T. Girotti, E. Zio, A. Luce and A. Taglioni
Reliability concepts applied to cutting tool change time pp. 866-873 Downloads
Carmen Elena Patiño Rodriguez and Gilberto Francisco Martha de Souza
On terminating Poisson processes in some shock models pp. 874-879 Downloads
Maxim Finkelstein and Francois Marais
Optimal design of a general warm standby system pp. 880-886 Downloads
Won Young Yun and Ji Hwan Cha
Bi and tri-objective optimization in the deterministic network interdiction problem pp. 887-896 Downloads
Claudio M. Rocco S., Emmanuel Ramirez-Marquez, José and Daniel E. Salazar A.
Design stage confirmation of lifetime improvement for newly modified products through accelerated life testing pp. 897-905 Downloads
S. Hossein Mohammadian and Aït-Kadi, Daoud
A summary of periodic and random inspection policies pp. 906-911 Downloads
T. Nakagawa, S. Mizutani and M. Chen
A multi-component and multi-failure mode inspection model based on the delay time concept pp. 912-920 Downloads
Wenbin Wang, Dragan Banjevic and Michael Pecht
Condition-based inspection/replacement policies for non-monotone deteriorating systems with environmental covariates pp. 921-934 Downloads
Xuejing Zhao, Mitra Fouladirad, Christophe Bérenguer and Laurent Bordes

Volume 95, issue 7, 2010

Extension of ISA TR84.00.02 PFD equations to KooN architectures pp. 707-715 Downloads
Luiz Fernando Oliveira and Rafael Nelson Abramovitch
Effect of matrix cracking and material uncertainty on composite plates pp. 716-728 Downloads
P. Gayathri, K. Umesh and R. Ganguli
Quantitative and qualitative analysis of the expert and non-expert opinion in fire risk in buildings pp. 729-741 Downloads
D.M. Hanea, H.M. Jagtman, L.L.M.M. van Alphen and B.J.M. Ale
A methodology for product reliability enhancement via saturated–unreplicated fractional factorial designs pp. 742-749 Downloads
George J. Besseris
Selecting numerical scales for pairwise comparisons pp. 750-763 Downloads
Michael A. Elliott
Cross-classified hierarchical Bayesian models for risk-based analysis of complex systems under sparse data pp. 764-776 Downloads
Zhenyu Yan and Yacov Y. Haimes
A Bayesian approach for quantification of model uncertainty pp. 777-785 Downloads
Inseok Park, Hemanth K. Amarchinta and Ramana V. Grandhi
Development of an optimized condition-based maintenance system by data fusion and reliability-centered maintenance pp. 786-796 Downloads
Gang Niu, Bo-Suk Yang and Michael Pecht
A framework for evaluating the effects of maintenance-related human errors in nuclear power plants pp. 797-805 Downloads
Gyunyoung Heo and Jinkyun Park
The development and application of dynamic operational risk assessment in oil/gas and chemical process industry pp. 806-815 Downloads
Xiaole Yang and M. Sam Mannan
System maintenance cost dependent on life cycle under renewing warranty policy pp. 816-821 Downloads
Ki Mun Jung, Minjae Park and Dong Ho Park

Volume 95, issue 6, 2010

Issues in benchmarking human reliability analysis methods: A literature review pp. 591-605 Downloads
Ronald L. Boring, Stacey M.L. Hendrickson, John A. Forester, Tuan Q. Tran and Erasmia Lois
Application of Petri nets to reliability prediction of occupant safety systems with partial detection and repair pp. 606-613 Downloads
Andre Kleyner and Vitali Volovoi
Performance assessment of multi-state systems with critical failure modes: Application to the flotation metallic arsenic circuit pp. 614-622 Downloads
Seraphin C. Abou
On how to define, understand and describe risk pp. 623-631 Downloads
Terje Aven
Uncertainty quantification in simulations of power systems: Multi-element polynomial chaos methods pp. 632-646 Downloads
P. Prempraneerach, F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou and G.E. Karniadakis
A neural network applied to estimate Burr XII distribution parameters pp. 647-654 Downloads
B. Abbasi, S.Z. Hosseinifard and D.W. Coit
Reliability and performance of multi-state systems with propagated failures having selective effect pp. 655-661 Downloads
Gregory Levitin and Liudong Xing
Risk analysis and risk acceptance criteria in the planning processes of hazardous facilities—A case of an LNG plant in an urban area pp. 662-670 Downloads
Jan Erik Vinnem
A generic data-driven software reliability model with model mining technique pp. 671-678 Downloads
Bo Yang, Xiang Li, Min Xie and Feng Tan
Defending simple series and parallel systems with imperfect false targets pp. 679-688 Downloads
R. Peng, G. Levitin, M. Xie and S.H. Ng
On the link between risk perspectives and risk regulation—A comparison between two cases concerning base stations and wireless networks pp. 689-697 Downloads
L. Fjæran Nygaard and T. Aven
Time series methods applied to failure prediction and detection pp. 698-703 Downloads
Fausto P. García, Diego J. Pedregal and Clive Roberts
“Failure limited†data and TTT-based trend tests in multiple repairable systems pp. 704-706 Downloads
C. Caroni

Volume 95, issue 5, 2010

Deterministic and risk-informed approaches for safety analysis of advanced reactors: Part I, deterministic approaches pp. 451-458 Downloads
Sang Kyu Ahn, Inn Seock Kim and Kyu Myung Oh
Deterministic and risk-informed approaches for safety analysis of advanced reactors: Part II, Risk-informed approaches pp. 459-468 Downloads
Inn Seock Kim, Sang Kyu Ahn and Kyu Myung Oh
Analysis of the crash of TK 1951 using CATS pp. 469-477 Downloads
B.J.M. Ale, L.J. Bellamy, J. Cooper, D. Ababei, D. Kurowicka, O. Morales and J. Spouge
Assessing risk from intelligent attacks: A perspective on approaches pp. 478-483 Downloads
Seth D. Guikema and Terje Aven
A methodological approach for statistical evaluation of aircraft infrared signature pp. 484-493 Downloads
Sidonie Lefebvre, Antoine Roblin, Suzanne Varet and Durand, Gérard
Reliability based inspection of nickel-based alloy welds in boiling water reactor environment pp. 494-498 Downloads
Mohamed Khalifa, Faisal Khan and Mahmoud Haddara
On buffered failure probability in design and optimization of structures pp. 499-510 Downloads
R.T. Rockafellar and J.O. Royset
Safety culture and safety management aboard tankers pp. 511-519 Downloads
Jon Ivar HÃ¥vold
Redundancy of structural systems with and without maintenance: An approach based on lifetime functions pp. 520-533 Downloads
Nader M. Okasha and Dan M. Frangopol
Dynamic safety assessment: Scenario identification via a possibilistic clustering approach pp. 534-549 Downloads
L. Podofillini, E. Zio, D. Mercurio and V.N. Dang
Uncertainty analysis using evidence theory – confronting level-1 and level-2 approaches with data availability and computational constraints pp. 550-564 Downloads
Philipp Limbourg and Etienne de Rocquigny
Influence of attacker's target recognition ability on defense strategy in homogeneous parallel systems pp. 565-572 Downloads
Gregory Levitin and Kjell Hausken
Probability modelling of vessel collisions pp. 573-589 Downloads
Jakub Montewka, Tomasz Hinz, Pentti Kujala and Jerzy Matusiak

Volume 95, issue 4, 2010

Beyond reliability, multi-state failure analysis of satellite subsystems: A statistical approach pp. 311-322 Downloads
Jean-Francois Castet and Joseph H. Saleh
Performance assessment of topologically diverse power systems subjected to hurricane events pp. 323-336 Downloads
James Winkler, Dueñas-Osorio, Leonardo, Robert Stein and Devika Subramanian
Estimating cellular network performance during hurricanes pp. 337-344 Downloads
Graham Booker, Jacob Torres, Seth Guikema, Alex Sprintson and Kelly Brumbelow
State-based modeling of continuous human-integrated systems: An application to air traffic separation assurance pp. 345-353 Downloads
Steven J. Landry, Amit Lagu and Jouko Kinnari
An effective algorithm for computing global sensitivity indices (EASI) pp. 354-360 Downloads
Elmar Plischke
Probability-informed testing for reliability assurance through Bayesian hypothesis methods pp. 361-368 Downloads
Curtis Smith, Dana Kelly and Homayoon Dezfuli
Fault diagnosis for discrete event systems: Modelling and verification pp. 369-378 Downloads
Simeu-Abazi, Zineb, Maria Di Mascolo and Michal Knotek
Randomized flow model and centrality measure for electrical power transmission network analysis pp. 379-385 Downloads
Enrico Zio and Roberta Piccinelli
Comparison of bootstrapped artificial neural networks and quadratic response surfaces for the estimation of the functional failure probability of a thermal–hydraulic passive system pp. 386-395 Downloads
N. Pedroni, E. Zio and G.E. Apostolakis
Approximation algorithm for evaluating time-to-failure distribution of k-out-of-n system with shared standby elements pp. 396-401 Downloads
Gregory Levitin and Suprasad V. Amari
A multi-state reliability evaluation model for P2P networks pp. 402-411 Downloads
Hehong Fan and Xiaohan Sun
Improved reliability modeling using Bayesian networks and dynamic discretization pp. 412-425 Downloads
David Marquez, Martin Neil and Norman Fenton
Investigating the relationship between ammunition stockpile information and subsequent performance pp. 426-430 Downloads
Chan Sik Jung and So Young Sohn
Reliability study of complex physical systems using SysML pp. 431-450 Downloads
Pierre David, Vincent Idasiak and Kratz, Frédéric

Volume 95, issue 3, 2010

Replacement and inspection policies for products with random life cycle pp. 161-165 Downloads
Won Young Yun and Toshio Nakagawa
Coupling CFAST fire modeling and SAPHIRE probabilistic assessment software for internal fire safety evaluation of a typical TRIGA research reactor pp. 166-172 Downloads
Saiedeh Safaei Arshi, Mohammadreza Nematollahi and Kamran Sepanloo
Optimal expansion of an existing electrical power transmission network by multi-objective genetic algorithms pp. 173-181 Downloads
F. Cadini, E. Zio and C.A. Petrescu
Development of a two-stage inspection process for the assessment of deteriorating infrastructure pp. 182-194 Downloads
Emma Sheils, O’Connor, Alan, Denys Breysse, Franck Schoefs and Sylvie Yotte
Some reflections on uncertainty analysis and management pp. 195-201 Downloads
Terje Aven
Heterogeneous redundancy optimization for multi-state series–parallel systems subject to common cause failures pp. 202-207 Downloads
Chun-yang Li, Xun Chen, Xiao-shan Yi and Jun-yong Tao
Optimization of alarm threshold and sequential inspection scheme pp. 208-215 Downloads
R. Jiang
Using functional analysis to determine the requirements for changes to critical systems: Railway level crossing case study pp. 216-225 Downloads
Joe Silmon and Clive Roberts
An efficient phased mission reliability analysis for autonomous vehicles pp. 226-235 Downloads
Remenyte-Prescott, R., J.D. Andrews and P.W.H. Chung
Discounted cost model for condition-based maintenance optimization pp. 236-246 Downloads
J.A.M. van der Weide, M.D. Pandey and Jan van Noortwijk
RESTART simulation of non-Markov consecutive-k-out-of-n: F repairable systems pp. 247-254 Downloads
Villén-Altamirano, José
An evolutionary algorithm for port-of-entry security optimization considering sensor thresholds pp. 255-266 Downloads
Ana Lisbeth Concho and Ramirez-Marquez, Jose Emmanuel
The use of Bayesian network modelling for maintenance planning in a manufacturing industry pp. 267-277 Downloads
B. Jones, I. Jenkinson, Z. Yang and J. Wang
Development of a code-agnostic computational infrastructure for the dynamic generation of accident progression event trees pp. 278-294 Downloads
Umit Catalyurek, Benjamin Rutt, Kyle Metzroth, Aram Hakobyan, Tunc Aldemir, Richard Denning, Sean Dunagan and David Kunsman
Single versus mixture Weibull distributions for nonparametric satellite reliability pp. 295-300 Downloads
Jean-Francois Castet and Joseph H. Saleh
Self-validated variance-based methods for sensitivity analysis of model outputs pp. 301-309 Downloads
Charles Tong

Volume 95, issue 2, 2010

Performance evaluation of multi-state degraded systems with minimal repairs and imperfect preventive maintenance pp. 65-69 Downloads
Isaac W. Soro, Mustapha Nourelfath and Aït-Kadi, Daoud
Bayes geometric scaling model for common cause failure rates pp. 70-76 Downloads
Athena Zitrou, Tim Bedford and Lesley Walls
Methodology for the use of experimental data to enhance model output uncertainty assessment in thermal hydraulics codes pp. 77-86 Downloads
Pourgol-Mohamad, Mohammad, Ali Mosleh and Mohammad Modarres
Development and evaluation of a computer-aided system for analyzing human error in railway operations pp. 87-98 Downloads
Dong San Kim, Dong Hyun Baek and Wan Chul Yoon
Ideas and developments in importance measures and fault-tree techniques for reliability and risk analysis pp. 99-107 Downloads
Jussi K. Vaurio
Impact of few failure data on the opportunistic replacement policy for multi-component systems pp. 108-119 Downloads
Radouane Laggoune, Alaa Chateauneuf and Djamil Aissani
Some improvements on adaptive genetic algorithms for reliability-related applications pp. 120-126 Downloads
Zhisheng Ye, Zhizhong Li and Min Xie
On the use of uncertainty importance measures in reliability and risk analysis pp. 127-133 Downloads
T. Aven and Nøkland, T.E.
Regression analysis of the structure function for reliability evaluation of continuous-state system pp. 134-142 Downloads
M.L. Gámiz and M.D. Martínez Miranda
On incentives for assurance of petroleum supply pp. 143-148 Downloads
Petter Osmundsen, Terje Aven and Asgeir Tomasgard
Quantitative accelerated degradation testing: Practical approaches pp. 149-159 Downloads
S. Hossein Mohammadian, Aït-Kadi, Daoud and Routhier, François

Volume 95, issue 1, 2010

A game-theoretical approach for reciprocal security-related prevention investment decisions pp. 1-9 Downloads
Genserik Reniers and Karel Soudan
Fault-tolerant automobile steering based on diversity of steer-by-wire, braking and acceleration pp. 10-17 Downloads
Ryouhei Hayama, Masayasu Higashi, Sadahiro Kawahara, Shirou Nakano and Hiromitsu Kumamoto
Cell broadcast trials in The Netherlands: Using mobile phone technology for citizens’ alarming pp. 18-28 Downloads
H.M. Jagtman
Defense and attack of complex and dependent systems pp. 29-42 Downloads
Kjell Hausken
Comparing risk of failure models in water supply networks using ROC curves pp. 43-48 Downloads
A. Debón, A. Carrión, E. Cabrera and H. Solano
A data-driven fuzzy approach for predicting the remaining useful life in dynamic failure scenarios of a nuclear system pp. 49-57 Downloads
Enrico Zio and Francesco Di Maio
An approach to maintenance optimization where safety issues are important pp. 58-63 Downloads
Vatn, Jørn and Terje Aven
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