A simple practical framework for predictive maintenance (PdM)-based scheduling of multi-state systems (MSS) is developed. The maintenance schedules are derived from a system-perspective using the failure times of the overall system as estimated from its performance degradation trends. The system analyzed in this work is a flow transmission water pipe… (More)
Electrical energy is vital to our daily activities. However, energy cost is increasing while much energy is being wasted into the environment. If we can capture these wasted energies, efficiency of energy utilization will be enhanced, and this is the idea of energy harvesting.
3D integrated circuit technology is an emerging technology for the near future, and has received tremendous attention in the semiconductor community. With the 3D integrated circuit, the temperature and thermo-mechanical stress in the various parts of the IC are highly dependent on the surrounding materials and their materials properties, including their… (More)
Title Imperfect predictive maintenance model for multi-state systems with multiple failure modes and element failure dependency. (2010). Imperfect predictive maintenance model for multi-state systems with multiple failure modes and element failure dependency. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or… (More)