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Title: Monte Carlo simulation modelling of aircraft dispatch with known faults
Authors: Prescott, Darren R.
Andrews, J.D.
Keywords: Monte Carlo simulation
Time-limited dispatch
Degraded redundancy
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: © Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Citation: PRESCOTT, D.R. and ANDREWS, J.D., 2009. Monte Carlo simulation modelling of aircraft dispatch with known faults. IN: Kang, R. ... et al (eds). Proceedings of 2009 8th International Conference on Reliability, Maintainability and Safety (ICRMS 2009), Chengdu, China, 20-24 July, pp. 532-535.
Abstract: Time-Limited Dispatch (TLD) allows usage of redundancy within aircraft engine control systems in order to dispatch aircraft with faults present in these systems for limited periods. Such degraded-redundancy dispatch enables aircraft operators to reduce delays and cancellations of aircraft flights through efficient maintenance scheduling. When TLD is applied certification requirements must be met, which ensure that system failure rates do not exceed specified levels. This paper presents a Monte Carlo simulation approach to obtaining the required system failure rates and outlines advantages of the approach in ensuring certification requirements are met.
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Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/ICRMS.2009.5270135
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5482
ISBN: 9781424449033
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)

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