Reliability Synthesis Applications

Integration to Empower the Reliability Organization

Capability Highlights for the Synthesis Platform and  Applications

Highlights for the Synthesis Platform

Centralized Data Storage

  • Standard Repository
  • ReliaSoft Synthesis File (emulates the standalone file saving behavior from prior versions)
  • Microsoft SQL Server® or Oracle®
  • Shared analysis settings and data
  • Automatic backups

Simultaneous Access by Multiple Users

  • Single-user, multi-user and enterprise deployments
  • Flexible user access levels
  • Check projects in/out

Integration Between Synthesis Applications

  • Facilitate effective collaboration
  • Leverage overlap of reliability activities
  • Encapsulate reusable information
  • Create/share statistical models and metrics (KPIs) based on analysis results
  • Update multiple analyses simultaneously

Project Planning, Actions and Messages

  • Integrated Project Planner
  • Create/track action items
  • Send/receive messages within the software
  • Create automated e-mail notifications
  • Actions Explorer (filter and sort all actions in the project)

Managing Analysis Projects

  • Project Categories, Item Categories and Synthesis Identifiers
  • Synthesis Explorer (filter, sort and create dashboards based on all analyses in the database)
  • Locked/Private Projects
  • Restore Points and History Log
  • Links and Attachments

 

Synthesis Enterprise Portal (SEP)

  • Share key analysis information using any web-enabled device
  • Track, manage and update progress

Synthesis API

  • Transfer data and analyses between systems

Available Services

[Weibull++] [ALTA] [RGA] [BlockSim] [RENO] [Lambda Predict] [Xfmea] [RCM++] [RBI] [MPC] [XFRACAS]


Highlights for Weibull++

Data Types (individually or in groups)

  • Complete (Failure Time)
  • Right Censored (Suspension Time)
  • Left Censored
  • Interval Censored
  • Free-Form

Distributions
(with a wizard to find best fit for your data)

  • Weibull
  • Normal and Lognormal
  • Exponential
  • Gamma and Generalized Gamma
  • Logistic and Loglogistic
  • Gumbel
  • Bayesian-Weibull
  • Mixed Weibull
  • Competing Failure Modes (CFM)

Analysis Types

  • Rank Regression on X (RRX)
  • Rank Regression on Y (RRY)
  • Maximum Likelihood (MLE)
  • Non-Linear Rank Regression

Ranking Methods

  • Kaplan-Meier
  • Median Ranks

Confidence Bounds Methods

  • Likelihood Ratio
  • Fisher Matrix
  • Beta Binomial
  • Bayesian (BSN)

Calculation and Plot Types

  • Probability
  • Reliability vs. Time
  • Unreliability vs. Time
  • Failure Rate vs. Time
  • pdf Plot
  • Contour Plot
  • Failures/Suspensions Histogram
  • Failures/Suspensions Pie
  • Failures/Suspensions Timeline

Related Analyses

  • Warranty Analysis (multiple formats)
    • Nevada
    • Times-to-Failure
    • Dates of Failure
    • Usage
  • Degradation Analysis
    • Linear
    • Exponential
    • Power
    • Logarithmic
    • Gompertz
    • Lloyd-Lipow
    • User-defined model
    • Destructive degradation folio
  • Event Log Conversion
  • Recurrent Event Data Analysis
    • Mean Cumulative Function
    • General Renewal Process
  • Non-Parametric Life Data Analysis
    • Kaplan-Meier
    • Simple Actuarial
    • Standard Actuarial
  • Design of Experiments (DOE)
    • One Factor Designs
    • Factorial Designs
    • Response Surface Method Designs
    • Taguchi Robust Designs
    • Mixture Designs
    • Reliability DOE

Tests of Comparison

  • Data Set Life Comparison
  • Stress-Strength Analysis

Data Set Simulation

  • Monte Carlo Data
  • SimuMatic®

Other Utilities

  • Reliability Test Design
  • Block Diagrams
  • Maintenance Planning Tool
  • Non-Linear Equation Root Finder & Fit Solver
  • Quick Parameter Estimator
  • Quick Statistical Reference

Advanced Plotting Tools

  • Overlay Plots (aka Multi-Plots)
  • Side-by-Side Plots
  • RS Draw® Metafile Graphics Editor
  • 3D Plots

Customizable Reports

  • Synthesis Workbooks (spreadsheet and word processing modules combined)
  • Function Wizard

Synthesis Integration

  • Publish models based on data analyses and create metrics to track and display KPIs
  • Extract data from XFRACAS or from an external database
  • Export from the event log and maintenance planning tools into BlockSim

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Highlights for ALTA

Data Types (individually or in groups)

  • Complete
  • Right Censored
  • Left Censored
  • Interval Censored
  • Free-Form

Life-Stress Relationship Models
(single or multiple stress; where stress is constant or varies with time)

  • Arrhenius
  • Eyring
  • Inverse Power Law
  • Temperature-Humidity
  • Temperature-NonThermal
  • Proportional Hazards
  • General Log-Linear (with user-defined transformations)
  • Cumulative Damage
  • Generalized Eyring

Lifetime Distributions
(with a wizard to find best fit for your data)

  • Weibull
  • Lognormal
  • Exponential

Analysis Methods

  • Maximum Likelihood (MLE)
  • Fisher Matrix Confidence Bounds

Calculated Results

  • Reliability
  • Probability of Failure
  • Mean Life
  • Reliable Life (aka Warranty Time)
  • BX% Life
  • Acceleration Factor
  • Failure Rate

Plot Types (some 2D and some 3D)

  • Probability
  • Reliability vs. Time
  • Unreliability vs. Time
  • Failure Rate vs. Time
  • pdf Plot
  • Life vs. Stress
  • Standard Deviation vs. Stress
  • Acceleration Factor vs. Stress
  • Standardized Residuals
  • Cox-Snell Residuals
  • Standardized Residuals vs. Fitted Values
  • Stress Profile (for cumulative damage)

Degradation Analysis

  • Nondestructive (Linear, Exponential, Power, Logarithmic, Gompertz, Lloyd-Lipow)
  • Destructive (Linear, Logarithmic, Lloyd-Lipow)

Accelerated Test Plans

  • 2 Level Statistically Optimum Plan
  • 3 Level Best Standard Plan
  • 3 Level Best Compromise Plan
  • 3 Level Best Equal Expected Number Failing Plan
  • 3 Level 4:2:1 Allocation Plan

Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • One Factor Designs
  • Factorial Designs
  • Response Surface Method Designs
  • Taguchi Robust Designs
  • Mixture Designs
  • Reliability DOE

 

Tests of Comparison

  • Data Set Life Comparison
  • Stress-Strength Analysis

Data Set Simulation

  • Monte Carlo Data
  • SimuMatic®

Other Utilities

  • Ability to import profiles from nCode GlyphWorks (.s3t)
  • Likelihood Ratio Test
  • Quick Parameter Estimator
  • Quick Statistical Reference

Advanced Plotting Tools

  • Overlay Plots (aka Multi-Plots)
  • Side-by-Side Plots
  • RS Draw® Metafile Graphics Editor
  • 3D Plots

Customizable Reports

  • Synthesis Workbooks (spreadsheet and word processing modules combined)
  • Function Wizard

Synthesis Integration

  • Publish models based on data analyses and create metrics to track and display KPIs
  • Extract data from XFRACAS or from an external database

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Highlights for RGA

Data Types

  • Times-to-Failure Data
    • Individual or Grouped
    • Multiple Systems
    • Multi-Phase Data
  • Discrete (Success/Failure) Data
    • Individual or Grouped
    • With or Without Mode ID
  • Reliability Data
  • Fielded Systems Data
    • Repairable Systems
    • Fleet Data

Models for Traditional Reliability Growth

  • Crow-AMSAA (NHPP)
  • Duane
  • Standard and Modified Gompertz
  • Lloyd-Lipow
  • Logistic

Models for Growth Projections, Planning and Management

  • Crow Extended
  • Crow Extended-Continuous Evaluation
  • Discrete Reliability Growth Planning

Models for Fielded Systems

  • Crow-AMSAA (NHPP)
  • Power Law
  • Crow Extended

Analysis Methods
(depends on the data type and model)

  • Parameter estimation using Maximum Likelihood or Least Squares
  • Confidence Bounds using Fisher Matrix, Crow or Least Squares
  • Goodness-of-Fit Tests

Results and Plots - Traditional RGA
(depends on the data type and model)

  • MTBF or Failure Intensity
  • Cumulative Number of Failures
  • Reliability and Unreliability

Results and Plots - Growth Planning and Management

  • MTBF (or Failure Intensity)
    • Demonstrated/Achieved
    • Projected
    • Growth Potential
  • Cumulative Number of BD Modes
  • Discovery Rate/MTBF for New BD Modes
  • Crow Extended Future Projection

Results and Plots - Fielded Systems
(depends on the data type and model)

  • Conditional Reliability and Unreliability
  • MTBF or Failure Intensity
  • Expected Number of Failures
  • Optimum Overhaul
  • System Operation Plot

Reliability Growth Program Plans for Multiple Test Phases

  • Growth Planning Folio
    • Nominal Idealized Growth Curve
    • Actual Idealized Growth Curve
  • Multi-Phase Data Sheets
    • Flexible Event Codes
    • Test for Fix Effectiveness
  • Multi-Phase Plots
    • Show growth across test phases
    • Track test results against the plan

Mission Profile Folio

  • Track actual vs. expected usage
  • Use convergence points to group test data

Data Set Simulation (based on NHPP)

  • Monte Carlo Data
  • SimuMatic®

Other Utilities

  • Test Design for Repairable Systems
  • Interval Goodness-of-Fit Test
  • Quick Statistical Reference

Advanced Plotting Tools

  • Overlay Plots (aka Multi-Plots)
  • Side-by-Side Plots
  • RS Draw® Metafile Graphics Editor

Customizable Reports

  • Synthesis Workbooks (spreadsheet and word processing modules combined)
  • Function Wizard

Synthesis Integration

  • Publish models based on data analyses and create metrics to track and display KPIs
  • Extract data from XFRACAS or from an external database
  • Extract the first failure time for each failure mode and analyze in Weibull++

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Highlights for BlockSim

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

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Highlights for RENO

Potential Applications
If you can flowchart it, you can simulate it! Some examples include:

  • Risk/Safety Analysis
  • Complex Reliability Modeling
  • Decision Making
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Optimization
  • Operational Research
  • Financial Analysis

Easy to Build Flowchart Models

  • Flowchart Blocks
    • Standard Blocks
    • Result Storage Blocks
    • Conditional Blocks
    • Binary Nodes
    • Logic Gates
    • Branch Gates
    • Summing Gates
    • Flag Markers and Go To Flags
    • Counter Blocks
    • Reset Blocks
    • Stop Flags
    • User Interface Blocks
    • Subchart Blocks
  • Resources
    • Variables
    • Functions
    • Static Functions
    • Simulation Definitions (for use with BlockSim)
    • Tables
    • Models (created in RENO or in other Synthesis applications)
  • Excel®-compatible Spreadsheets
  • Integrated Run-Time Debugger
    • Step through the flowchart
    • Watch simulation proceed in "debug" mode

Equation Building Utilities

  • Internal Functions
  • Predefined Functions
    • Engineering
    • Math and Trigonometry
    • Financial
    • Statistical
    • Logical
  • Function Selector & Equation Editor
    • to save time and reduce errors
  • Color-Coding
    • for resources, functions and operands
  • Resource Preview
    • see variable definitions as you type

Simulation Results
Display results during execution, in Excel®-compatible spreadsheet and/or directly in the flowchart.

  • Averages
  • Sums
  • Normalized Sums
  • Arrays
  • Minimum/Maximum Values
  • Last Values (at the end of the simulation time)

Plots

  • Plot a result against 1 or 2 varied constants
  • Compare one result against another
  • Plot results against the cumulative probability of the values
  • Display results values in pie charts and bar charts

Sensitivity Analysis

  • Vary one or two values across a set of simulation runs
  • Analyze how different inputs will affect the final results

Optimization

  • Automatically vary one or two constants within a given range
  • Find the value(s) that minimize or maximize a specified result

Synthesis Integration

  • Use BlockSim diagram results in RENO flowcharts
  • Use RENO flowcharts to simulate response data for Weibull++
  • Use models created from analyses performed in other Synthesis applications
  • Transfer array of results to Weibull++

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Highlights for Lambda Predict

Reliability Prediction Standards

  • MIL-HDBK-217F
    • Part Stress and Parts Count methods
    • Option to define failure rates for custom connection types
    • Option to calculate non-operational failure rates based on RADC-TR-85-91
  • Bellcore/Telcordia
    • Telcordia SR-332 Issue 3
    • Telcordia SR-332 Issue 2
    • Telcordia SR-332 Issue 1
    • Bellcore TR-332 Issue 6
  • FIDES
  • NSWC (Mechanical)
    • 2007
    • 2011
  • Siemens SN 29500
  • For all standards, option to define failure rates for "external" components not addressed in the standard

Data Management

  • Easy to build system configurations
  • Multiple views for data entry
    • Tree View
    • Pi Factor View
  • Easy to find and reuse data
  • Import/export and copy/paste

Supported Calculations

  • For all predictions:
    • Failure Rate(t=∞)
    • MTBF
    • Contribution
  •  For Bellcore/Telcordia:
    • Early Life Factor
    • Standard Deviation(t=∞)
    • Failure Rate Upper Bound(t=∞)
  • For MIL-217:
    • Connection Failure Rate
    • Non-Operational Failure Rate
    • Non-Operational MTBF
    • Non-Operational Contribution
  • For blocks that use redundancy:
    • Mission Time
    • Failure Rate(t)
    • Unreliability(t)

Supported Plot Types
(depends on the prediction standard)

  • Failure Rate
  • MTBF
  • Unreliability
  • Mission Phase
  • Temperature Plots
    • Failure Rate vs. Temperature
    • MTBF vs. Temperature
    • Unreliability vs. Temperature
  • Environment Plots
    • Failure Rate vs. Environment
    • MTBF vs. Environment
    • Unreliability vs. Environment
  • Stress Plots (Current, Power or Voltage)
    • Failure Rate vs. Stress
    • MTBF vs. Stress
    • Unreliability vs. Stress
  • Contribution
  • Factor Contribution by Component (Contribution vs. Acceleration Factor)
  • Failure Rate per Phase

Derating Standards

  • NAVSEA-TE000-AB-GTP-010
  • MIL-STD-975M
  • MIL-STD-1547A
  • Naval Air System Command AS-4613
  • ECSS-Q-30-11-A

Reliability Allocation Methods

  • Equal
  • AGREE
  • Feasibility of Objectives
  • ARINC
  • Repairable Systems

Extensive Parts Libraries

  • MIL-HDBK-217F Parts Count
  • MIL-M-38510
  • EPRD-97
  • NPRD-95
  • PartLibraries.org (via subscription)
    • 300,000+ commercial components
    • 140+ manufacturers

Import Types

  • Excel® or delimited text files
  • Components from libraries

Synthesis Integration

  • Publish models based on the predicted failure rate
  • Use system configuration and prediction data in BlockSim and Xfmea/RCM++/RBI

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Highlights for Xfmea

FMEA Standards

  • AIAG and SAE J1739
  • IEC 60812
  • ISO 14971
  • VDA-4 (German Automotive Industry)
  • MIL-STD-1629A
  • Highly configurable to define your own custom profiles

FMEA Types

  • Design FMEA (DFMEA)
  • Process FMEA (PFMEA)
  • System FMEA
  • FMECA
  • Highly configurable to define your own custom profiles

Risk Assessment Methods

  • Risk Priority Numbers (RPNs)
  • Criticality Analysis
  • Quantitative Consequence Priority Numbers (QCPNs)
  • Priority highlights and configurable risk ranking logic

Integration with Related Analyses

  • P-Diagrams
  • Transfer DFMEA to PFMEA
  • DVP&R and Test Plans
  • Control Plans
  • Process Flow Diagrams and Worksheets
  • Design Reviews Based on Failure Mode

Organization and Data Structure

  • Easy to Build System Configurations
  • 3 Views for Data Entry
    • Hierarchy (Tree) View
    • Worksheet View
    • Filtered View

Easy to Find and Reuse Data

  • Browse or query to import existing data
  • Use keywords to find and import existing record descriptions (including new Smart Add tools)
  • Copy/paste and drag/drop

Tools and Utilities

  • Custom Query Utility
  • Customized templates for imports, queries and reports
  • Change Log
  • Analysis Planning Tool
  • Links and Attachments
  • Find and Replace
  • Action alerts via e-mail, SMS text message or Synthesis portal message
  • Cause and Effect Diagrams

Predefined Reports

  • FMEA/FMECA Worksheets
  • Control Plan Worksheets
  • DVP&R Worksheets
  • DRBFM Worksheets
  • Other Tabular Reports (e.g., Causes by RPN, Actions by Due Date, etc.)

Graphical Charts

  • Bar Charts (e.g., Top 10 Failure Modes by RPN, Top 5 Effects by Severity, etc.)
  • Pie Charts (e.g., Actions by Status, Controls by Type, etc.)
  • % Reduction in RPN
  • Occurrence/Severity Matrix
  • FMEA/FMRA Dashboards

Import Types

  • Microsoft Excel® - build and manage custom templates for import/export
  • Import from RCM++, RBI, MPC and XFRACAS

File Output

  • Microsoft Excel® and Microsoft Word®
  • Easily export to *.pdf, *.rtf or *.html from Word or Excel

Synthesis Integration

  • Use published models to define the reliability characteristics of items
  • Work with a Failure Modes and Reliability Analysis (FMRA) that is synchronized with BlockSim
  • Use FMEA data to build fault trees in BlockSim
  • Share system configuration and failure mode data with XFRACAS
  • Export data from an MPC analysis
  • Push calculated/simulated reliability and availability to metrics

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Highlights for RCM++

RCM Standards

  • SAE JA1011/1012
  • MSG-3
  • NAVAIR 00-25-403
  • Also highly configurable to define your own custom profiles

Support for RCM Logic

  • Equipment Selection
    • Yes/No Questions
    • Criticality Factors (Rating Scales)
  • Failure Effect Categorization (FEC)
  • Maintenance Task Selection
  • Also highly configurable to define your own logic charts

Maintenance Strategies

  • Run to Failure
  • Preventive Maintenance (PM)
    • Scheduled Repair
    • Scheduled Replacement
    • Scheduled Service
    • Failure Finding Inspection
  • Predictive Maintenance (PdM)
    • On Condition Inspection

Reliability Calculations

  • Analytical and/or Simulation Results
  • Reliability
  • Average Availability
  • Operating Cost

Maintenance Planning

  • Optimum Replacement Time
  • For a Given Maintenance Strategy:
    • Cost per Operating Time
    • Average Availability
  • Flexible Task Packaging

Organization and Data Structure

  • Easy to build system configurations
  • 3 views for data entry
    • Hierarchy (Tree) View
    • Worksheet View
    • Filtered View

Easy to Find and Reuse Data

  • Browse or query to import existing data
  • Use keywords to find and import existing record descriptions
  • Copy/paste and drag/drop

Predefined Reports and Charts

  • Equipment Selection
  • Functional Failure Analysis
  • Failure Effect Categorization
  • Maintenance Task Selection
  • Maintenance Task Summaries
  • Pie, Bar and Pareto Charts

Tools and Utilities

  • Custom Query Utility
  • Customized templates for imports, queries and reports
  • Analysis Planning Tool
  • Links and Attachments
  • Find and Replace
  • Action alerts via e-mail, SMS text message or Synthesis portal message

Integrated FMEA Capabilities

  • Configurable for all types of FMEA
  • Risk Priority Numbers (RPNs)
  • Criticality Analysis
  • Track Corrective Actions
  • FMEA reports, charts and dashboards

Import Types

  • Microsoft Excel® - build and manage custom templates for import/export
  • Import from Xfmea, RBI, MPC and XFRACAS

File Output

  • Microsoft Excel® and Microsoft Word®
  • Easily export to *.pdf, *.rtf or *.html from Word or Excel

Synthesis Integration

  • Use published models to define the RAMS characteristics of items
  • Work with a Failure Modes and Reliability Analysis (FMRA) that is synchronized with BlockSim
  • Use FMEA data to build fault trees in BlockSim
  • Share system configuration and failure mode data with XFRACAS
  • Export data from an MPC analysis
  • Push calculated/simulated reliability and availability to metrics

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Highlights for RBI

RBI Standards
(principles and concepts)

  • API RP 580 and RP 581
  • ASME PCC-3-2007

RBI Analysis

  • Define Risk Categories (risk tolerance)
    • Failure Probability
    • Area Consequence
    • Financial Consequence
  • Define Management Systems Score
  • Easy to add RBI equipment types and components to the flexible system hierarchy
  • Specify units for temperature, pressure, etc.
  • Quick Qualitative Assessment
    • Configurable Rating Scales
    • Select Equipment for Detailed Analysis
  • Detailed RBI Assessments
    • Compressor
    • Heat Exchanger
    • Pipe
    • Pump
    • Tank650
    • Vessel / FinFan
    • Pressure Relief Device (PRD)
  • Detailed Results
    • Damage Factors
    • Probability of Failure
    • Financial Consequences
    • Area Consequences
    • Recommended Inspection Date
    • Area Risk and Financial Risk plots

Tools and Utilities

  • Flexible templates for imports, queries and reports
  • Links and attachments
  • Action alerts via e-mail, SMS text message or Synthesis portal message

Full-Featured RCM

  • RCM Standards
    • SAE JA1011/1012
    • MSG-3
    • NAVAIR 00-25-403
    • Option to use your own custom profile
  • Support for RCM Logic
    • Equipment Selection
    • Failure Effect Categorization (FEC)
    • Maintenance Task Selection
      • Run to Failure
      • Preventive Maintenance (PM)
      • Predictive Maintenance (PdM)
    • Option to customize the logic
  • Calculations and Planning
    • Optimum Replacement Time
    • Cost per Operating Time
    • Average Availability
    • Flexible Task Packaging

Easy to Find and Reuse Data

  • Browse or query to import existing data
  • Use keywords to find and import existing record descriptions
  • Copy/paste and drag/drop

Integrated FMEA Capabilities

  • Configurable for all types of FMEA
  • Shipped profiles for major FMEA standards, or use your own custom profile
  • Risk Priority Numbers (RPNs)
  • Criticality Analysis
  • Track Corrective Actions
  • FMEA reports, charts and dashboards

Import Types

  • Microsoft Excel® - build and manage custom templates for import/export
  • Import from Xfmea, RCM++, MPC and XFRACAS

File Output

  • Microsoft Excel® and Microsoft Word®
  • Easily export to *.pdf, *.rtf or *.html from Word or Excel

Synthesis Integration

  • Use published models to define the RAMS characteristics of items
  • Work with a Failure Modes and Reliability Analysis (FMRA) that is synchronized with BlockSim
  • Use FMEA data to build fault trees in BlockSim
  • Share system configuration and failure mode data with XFRACAS
  • Export data from an MPC analysis
  • Push calculated/simulated reliability and availability to metrics

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Highlights for MPC

MSG-3 Systems and Powerplant Analysis

  • Predefined Systems and Subsystems
    • Based on ATA iSpec 2200
  • Identify Maintenance Significant Items (MSIs)
  • Functional Failure Analysis (F-F-E-C)
  • Failure Effect Categorization (FEC)
    • Evident Safety
    • Evident Operational
    • Evident Economic
    • Hidden Safety
    • Hidden Non-Safety
  • Maintenance Task Selection
    • Lubrication (LUB) or Servicing (SVC)
    • Operational Check (OPC)
    • Visual Check (VCK)
    • General Visual Inspection (GVI)
    • Detailed Inspection (DET)
    • Special Detailed Inspection (SDI)
    • Scheduled Structural Health Monitoring (S-SHM)
    • Functional Check (FNC)
    • Restoration (RST)
    • Discard (DIS)
  • Check MSI Analysis (highlights potential discrepancies in the application of MSG-3 logic)

Description & Operation (D&O) Documents

  • Attached to the analysis
  • Integrated into report output

MSG-3 Structural Analysis (Plus Only)

  • Predefined Structures and Sub-Structures
    • Based on ATA iSpec 2200
  • Identify Structural Significant Items (SSIs)
  • Configurable Rating Systems
    • Environmental Deterioration Analysis
    • Accidental Damage Analysis
    • Fatigue Damage Analysis
  • Structural Analysis Tasks
    • General Visual Inspection (GVI)
    • Detailed Inspection (DET)
    • Special Detailed Inspection (SDI)
    • Scheduled Structural Health Monitoring (S-SHM)

MSG-3 Zonal-L/HIRF Analysis (Plus Only)

  • Predefined Major Zones
    • Based on ATA iSpec 2200
  • Logic for selecting the appropriate analysis
  •  Configurable Rating Systems
    • Standard Zonal Analysis
    • Enhanced Zonal Analysis
    • L/HIRF Analysis
  • Zonal Analysis Tasks
    • General Visual Inspection (GVI)
    • Transfer "zonal candidate" tasks from other analyses

Automated Report Generation

  • Microsoft Word® or Microsoft Excel®
  • Easy to modify, print, PDF and distribute
  • Choice of predefined templates for MSI reports (Standard, Dassault and Sukhoi)
  • Customizable report templates

Facilitating Team Effort

  • Management of "Working Group Stamps"
  • Option to store notes and status updates
  • Option to flag portions of the analysis
  • Link or attach other related files

Data Management

  • Import from Excel
  • Cut/Copy/Paste or Drag & Drop
  • Browse and import from existing analyses
  • Find and reuse existing text descriptions

Synthesis Integration

  • Import data from a systems and powerplant analysis into Xfmea, RCM++ or RBI

Documentation

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Highlights for XFRACAS

Practical Applications

  • FRACAS Process Management
  • Safety Process Management
  • Non-conformance Process Management
  • CAPA Process Management
  • Risk Reduction Management
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Process Control System
  • Incident Reporting System
  • Corrective Action System
  • Quality Management
  • Reliability Management

Supported Processes and Reporting

  • ISO 9000 Compliance
  • COPQ Improvement
  • RMAs
  • Field Failures
  • Service & Support History
  • Customer Complaints
  • Safety Incidents
  • Software Defects
  • Manufacturing Defects
  • Testing Issues
  • Quality (e.g., Customer, Internal, Supplier)
  • Analytics (e.g., Warranty, Reliability)

Problem Resolution Methodologies

  • 8D
  • DMAIC
  • Six Sigma/DFSS Approaches
  • User-defined (4-8 Steps)

System/Part/Process Configuration

  • System Tree (BOM Hierarchy)
    • Unlimited Tiers/Indenture Levels
    • Serialized Systems
    • Non-serialized Systems
  • Processes
    • Unlimited Tiers/Indenture Levels

Analysis/Key Metrics

  • Operational Availability
  • System Downtime
  • MTBF
  • Criticality Fields
  • Root Cause/Failure Analysis

Customer Support Information

  • Complete System and Warranty Details
  • Customer Contact Details
  • Complete Incident History with Part Repairs and Replacements

Corrective Actions Management

  • Role-based Workflow
  • Progress and Completion Tracking
    • Reports
    • Alerts via Portal and/or E-mail

Extensive Configuration Options for Graphical User Interface (GUI)

  • Easily substitute existing terminology with your own
  • Add data fields for gathering custom data
  • Define drop-down selection lists for fields
  • Create groups to assign user permissions
  • Personalize user portals

Reports

  • Extensive reporting capabilities through GUI - no requiring programming knowledge required
  • Custom SQL report interface provides experienced SQL users with maximum flexibility
  • Set "watch" for quick access to frequently used reports and charts

Report Formats

  • HTML or XSLT
  • Text reports in *.xls, *.xlsx, *.pdf, *.rtf and *.csv formats
  • Charts in *.pdf, *.xls, *.xlsx, *.rtf, *.mht, *.png, *.jpg, *.bmp, *.tiff and *.gif formats

Data Imports and Exports

  • Microsoft Excel®
  • Microsoft Access®
  • Text
  • XML
  • Oracle®
  • SQL Server®
  • Any database with an OLE DB connection

Synthesis Integration

  • Use Weibull++, ALTA or RGA to extract and analyze FRACAS data
  • Share system configuration and failure mode/cause data between XFRACAS and Xfmea/RCM++

Databases Supported

  • Microsoft SQL Server®
  • Oracle®

Built-in Enterprise Features
All-inclusive enterprise system; purchase of additional modules not required!

  • Administration
  • Workflow Definition
  • Alerts via Portal and/or E-mail

Documentation and Training

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