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Incorporating Uncertainty in Diagnostic Analysis of Mechanical Systems

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Gregory M. Mocko

Systems Realization Laboratory, G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, ME Box 344, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405e-mail: gtg888d@prism.gatech.edu

Robert Paasch

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Rogers Hall 318, Corvallis, OR 97331-6001e-mail: paasch@engr.orst.edu

J. Mech. Des 127(2), 315-325 (Mar 25, 2005) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1829071 History: Received May 07, 2004; Revised May 16, 2004; Online March 25, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Overview of diagnostic analysis methodology
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Graphical representation of component failure rates mapped to system failure indications
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Matrix representation of the component failure rates mapped to system failure indications
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Combined diagnostic truth table
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Component-indication joint probability matrix (CIJPM)
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Replacement probability matrix, RPR
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Icemaker component-indication joint probability matrix (CIJPM)

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