BlockSim Software Capability Highlights

Reliability Block Diagrams (RBDs)

  • Series, Parallel and Complex
  • k-out-of-n
  • Standby
  • Load Sharing
  • Subdiagrams
  • Multi Blocks and Mirrored Blocks

Fault Trees

  • AND and OR Gates
  • Voting Gates (k-out-of-n)
  • Inhibit Gates
  • NOT, NAND and NOR Gates
  • Standby Configurations Using:
    • Standby Gates
    • Priority AND Gates
    • Sequence Enforcing Gates
  • Load Sharing Gates
  • Subdiagrams
  • Utility to trace a subdiagram to the top node

Analytical Diagrams

  • Exact System Reliability Equation
  • Minimal Cut Sets
  • Metrics:
    • Reliability and Probability of Failure
    • Conditional Reliability
    • Conditional Probability of Failure
    • Reliable Life (aka Warranty Time)
    • BX% Life
    • Mean Life
    • Failure Rate
  • Plots:
    • Reliability/Unreliability vs. Time
    • pdf
    • Failure Rate vs. Time
    • Reliability Importance Plots

Simulation Diagrams

  • Duty Cycles
  • Maintenance Durations
  • Restoration Factors
  • Direct & Indirect Maintenance Costs
  • Spare Parts Availability
  • Maintenance Crew Logistics
  • State Change Triggers
  • Batch Simulation
  • Metrics:
    • Mean and Point Availability
    • Mean and Point Unavailability
    • Reliability and Probability of Failure
    • Mean Time to First Failure
  • Plots (for System and/or Block):
    • Point Reliability
    • Point Availability
    • Mean Availability
    • Costs
    • Up/Down Timeline
    • Block or System Downtime
    • Expected Failures
    • Expected Downing Events
    • Criticality Metrics (e.g., RS FCI, etc.)
    • Block Bubble Plot
    • Crew Metrics
    • Spare Part Metrics
  • Throughput Analysis
    • Throughput
    • Block Excess Capacity
    • Block Backlog and Backlog Processed

Phase Diagrams

  • Maintenance Phases
  • Node and Stop Blocks
  • Varying Throughput
  • Subdiagrams

Markov Diagrams
(if supported by your license)

  • Discrete
  • Continuous

System Improvement Tools and Reports

  • Allocation Analysis
  • Optimum Replacement
  • FRED Reports
  • Overlay Plots (aka Multi-Plots)
  • Synthesis Workbooks (spreadsheet and word processing modules combined)

Synthesis Integration

  • Publish models based on diagram analyses and create metrics to track and display KPIs
  • Use models created from analyses performed in other Synthesis applications
  • Build RBDs or fault trees from data in Xfmea/RCM++/RBI or Lambda Predict
  • Use BlockSim diagrams to simulate response data for Weibull++
  • Use BlockSim diagram results in RENO flowcharts

Documentation and Training

 

Weibull++ Reliability Life Data Analysis ALTA Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis RGA Reliability Growth and Repairable System Analysis BlockSim System Reliability and Maintainability Analysis RENO for Risk Analysis via Discrete Event Simulation Lambda Predict Reliability Prediction Xfmea FMEA and FMECA RCM++ Reliability Centered Maintenance MPC MSG-3 Maintenance Program Creation XFRACAS Web-based FRACAS Orion eAPI Web-based Asset Management ALTA Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis BlockSim System Reliability and Maintainability Analysis MPC MSG-3 Maintenance Program Creation Lambda Predict Reliability Prediction RCM++ Reliability Centered Maintenance RENO for Risk Analysis via Discrete Event Simulation RGA Reliability Growth and Repairable System Analysis Weibull++ Reliability Life Data Analysis Xfmea FMEA and FMECA XFRACAS Web-based FRACAS Orion eAPI Web-based Asset Management ALTA Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis BlockSim System Reliability and Maintainability Analysis MPC MSG-3 Maintenance Program Creation Lambda Predict Reliability Prediction RCM++ Reliability Centered Maintenance RENO for Risk Analysis via Discrete Event Simulation RGA Reliability Growth and Repairable System Analysis Weibull++ Reliability Life Data Analysis Xfmea FMEA and FMECA XFRACAS Web-based FRACAS Orion eAPI Web-based Asset Management    ReliaSoft.com Footer

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