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Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems

Theory and Practice

Edited by: Qamar Mahboob , Enrico Zio

Print publication date:  March  2018
Online publication date:  March  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138035126
eBook ISBN: 9781315269351
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b21983
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The Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems: Theory and Practice addresses the complexity in today's railway systems, which use computers and electromechanical components to increase efficiency while ensuring a high level of safety. RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) addresses the specifications and standards that manufacturers and operators have to meet. Modeling, implementation, and assessment of RAM and safety requires the integration of railway engineering systems; mathematical and statistical methods; standards compliance; and financial/economic factors. This Handbook brings together a group of experts to present RAM and safety in a modern, comprehensive manner.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction to the Requirements of Railway RAM, Safety, and Related General Management Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Basic Methods for RAM Analysis and Decision Making Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Advanced Methods for RAM Analysis and Decision Making Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Safety Integrity Concept Download PDF
Chapter  5:  SIL Apportionment and SIL Allocation Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Prognostics and Health Management in Railways Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Human Factors and Their Application in Railways Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Individual Risk, Collective Risk, and F–N Curves for Railway Risk Acceptance Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Practical Demonstrations of Reliability Growth in Railways Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Methods for RAM Demonstration in Railway Projects Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Guide for Preparing Comprehensive and Complete Case for Safety for Complex Railway Products and Projects Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Reliability Demonstration Tests: Decision Rules and Associated Risks Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Hazard Log: Structure and Management in Complex Projects Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Life Cycle Cost in Railway Asset Management with Example Applications Download PDF
Chapter  15:  System Assurance for Railway Mechanical Signaling Products Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Software Reliability in RAMS Management Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Applications of Formal Methods, Modeling, and Testing Strategies for Safe Software Development Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Practical Statistics and Demonstrations of RAMS in Projects Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Proven in Use for Software: Assigning an SIL Based on Statistics Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Target Reliability for New and Existing Railway Civil Engineering Structures Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Methodology and Application of RAM Management along the Railway Rolling Stock Life Cycle Download PDF
Chapter  22:  IT Security Framework for Safe Railway Automation Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Reliability Modeling and Analysis of European Train Control System Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Designing for RAM in Railway Systems: An Application to the Railway Signaling Subsystem  Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Fuzzy Reasoning Approach and Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process for Expert Judgment Capture and Process in Risk Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Independent Safety Assessment Process and Methodology Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Application of the Interface and Functional Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (IFF-MECA) for RAM and Safety Assessment of Rail Electrification Download PDF
Chapter  28:  RAMS as Integrated Part of the Engineering Process and the Application for Railway Rolling Stock Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Safety and Security Assurance in Complex Technological Train Control System Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Application of Risk Analysis Methods for Railway Level Crossing Problems Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Human Reliability and RAMS Management Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Generic Approval Process for Public Transport Systems Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Importance of Safety Culture for RAMS Management Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Railway Security Policy and Administration in the United States: Reacting to the Terrorist Threat after September 11, 2001 Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Introduction to IT Transformation of Safety and Risk Management Systems Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Formal Reliability Analysis of Railway Systems Using Theorem Proving Technique Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Roles and Responsibilities for New Built, Extension, or Modernization of a Public Transport System: A Walk through the Life Cycle Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Holistic View on the Charm and Challenge of CENELEC Standards for Railway Signaling Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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