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Title: Aircraft safety modeling for time-limited dispatch
Authors: Prescott, Darren R.
Andrews, J.D.
Keywords: Time-limited dispatch
FADEC system reliability
Monte Carlo simulation
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: © Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Citation: PRESCOTT, D.R. and ANDREWS, J.D., 2005. Aircraft safety modeling for time-limited dispatch. IN: Proceedings of the Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, RAMS'05, Virginia, USA, 24th-27th January, pp.139-145 [DOI:10.1109/RAMS.2005.1408352]
Abstract: This paper offers an alternative method of modeling the Time-Limited Dispatch (TLD) of aircraft. Existing methods involve the use of fault tree analysis and Markov analysis with various simplifying assumptions. Monte Carlo simulation (MCS) is the suggested alternative, which overcomes the problems associated with the other techniques, such as dependencies between basic events (fault tree analysis) or huge number of system states (Markov analysis). The results obtained from the analysis of a simple example are compared for the existing modeling approaches and MCS. MCS is seen to have potential advantages, especially when modeling TLD for large, full scale systems.
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URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3834
ISBN: 0780388240
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)

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