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*  Patent US8147683 - Portable lubricant filtration system and method - Google Patents
This increases equipment reliability and reduces overall maintenance costs.. Presently, there are very few devices adapted to ... or even failure, of machine elements. The variables include "on" and "off" operating modes (machine cycling), oil viscosity, ... Multiple filter elements-ability to utilize multiple filter elements for increased holding capacity and to remove water ... The present invention ensures that equipment receives the cleanest lubricant possible, for increased equipment life, and ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US8147683?dq=6,408,309
*  Cat | AP355F Paver | Caterpillar
The switches have been tested to one million cycles without failure. If a failure does occur, grouped components are ... Three steering/travel modes provide alternative control options for paving, traveling, and maneuvering around the job site. ... This system is also maintenance-free. Rubber coated components shed asphalt shed asphalt and prevent accumlation, while self- ... Rental Equipment - CatRentalStore.com. *Used *Used Equipment - CatUsed.com. *Gifts & Apparel *Official Gifts & Apparel - ...
  https://www.cat.com/en_MX/products/new/equipment/asphalt-pavers/track-asphalt-pavers/1000021224.html
*  Failure mode and effects analysis - Wikipedia
It is not able to discover complex failure modes involving multiple failures within a subsystem, or to report expected failure ... failure analysis that may handle multiple failures within the item and/or external to the item including maintenance and ... An indication that is evident to an operator when the system or equipment is operating normally. Abnormal. An indication that ... The standard Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) procedures ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Failure_mode_and_effects_analysis
*  Aeroperú Flight 603 - Wikipedia
The blockage of all of the static ports is one of the few common-failure modes resulting in total failure of multiple basic ... Because a maintenance worker had failed to remove tape covering the static ports, the air data computers were unable to report ... After the Peruvian authorities asked for assistance, the United States Navy provided equipment to locate the underwater ... Because the failure was not in any of the instruments, but rather in a common supporting system, thereby defeating redundancy, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeroper%C3%BA_Flight_603
*  Bypass switch - Wikipedia
Some bypass TAPs support multiple modes and can be used throughout the networks lifetime, ie: aggregation, regeneration/SPAN, ... The bypass switch or bypass tap removes this point of failure by automatically 'switching traffic via bypass mode' to keep the ... For example, an IPS can be taken offline to upgrades, maintenance or troubleshooting The in-line appliance can be moved from ... providing higher density in the equipment rack. Bypass TAP - Normal Mode: traffic flows through the network TAP before it ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bypass_switch
*  Federal Register :: Evaluation of Safety Sensitive Personnel for Moderate-to-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Collision of BNSF Coal Train with the Rear End of Standing BNSF Maintenance-of-Way Equipment Train, Red Oak, Iowa, April 17, ... However, in each case, medical records indicated that both crewmembers had multiple risk factors for OSA.[3] NTSB determined ... Thus, OSA is a critical safety issue that can affect operations in all modes of travel in the transportation industry. ... The NTSB determined the probable cause of the accident was the driver's incapacitation, which resulted from the failure of the ...
  https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/03/10/2016-05396/evaluation-of-safety-sensitive-personnel-for-moderate-to-severe-obstructive-sleep-apnea
*  Using Thermal Imaging to Solve Lubrication Problems
... operation and maintenance-induced failure modes and their thermal symptoms.. This knowledge is far more important than specific ... We've experienced multiple savings, as our company sells preventive practices.. One example of savings is on the insurance ... Dennis: IR cameras allow you to shoot images of the equipment to see how warm bearings are. Two different views enable the ... failure modes and criticality.. Severity criteria can be established on individual machines or components. This method is based ...
  https://www.machinerylubrication.com/read/583/thermal-imaging-lubrication
*  Topic 8: subsea integrity and reliability management | iMechanica
Equipment failures. • Redundancy and intervention constraints. • Preventive and Curative maintenance (spare parts, support ... The Failure Modes and Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA) is an extension of the Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA), ... Yes Mostafa, according to Upstream (2012), they were fined multiple times, including a recent $255m for lost Royalties. The ... This list contains all the failure modes that would have a catastrophic effect on a system. The Failure Modes and Effect ( ...
  http://imechanica.org/node/13348
*  SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle - Wikipedia
... will result in mission failure. The SWAT team's equipment is focused towards less than lethal and CQB tactics, with some ... The player can freely shift between stealth and dynamic modes. The game automatically shifts from stealth to dynamic when the ... The day goes smoothly until multiple armed terrorists attempt to disrupt this meeting, holding several important politicians ... finding a mysterious armed group disguised as maintenance workers. Finally, SWAT is tasked with protecting the Treaty signing. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SWAT_3:_Close_Quarters_Battle
*  A condition-based maintenance policy for a production system under excessive environmental degradation | Springer for Research ...
In this paper a condition-based maintenance model is proposed for a single-unit system of production of goods and services. The ... A periodic inspection and replacement policy for systems subject to competing failure modes due to degradation and traumatic ... Li, W.,& Pham, H. (2005). An inspection-maintenance model for systems with multiple competing processes. IEEE Transactions on ... Chelbi, A.,& Aït-Kadi, D. (1999). An optimal inspection strategy for randomly failing equipment. Reliability Engineering& ...
  https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10845-012-0715-9
*  2007 Technical Papers
What modes of failure are most common? What types of inspection equipment are most suitable? This paper reviews the different ... Facility and/or maintenance managers therefore must accomplish this objective with ingenuity. In a large food processing or ... Examples include improved staging of multiple compressors, evaporator fan cycling, floating condenser and suction pressure ... The paper reviews case studies of specific instances of known SCC, discussing failure modes, vessel applications, metallurgical ...
  http://www.iiar.org/IIAR/WCM/IIAR_Publications/IIAR_Technical_Papers/2007_Technical_Papers.aspx
*  Aerospace Engineering
and item C is 0.001 failures/hr. The components are serially related with independent failure modes. What is the system ... Managing the day to day work using equipment maintenance procedures and work management systems. b. Managing the reliability of ... Shaft misalignment, vibrational analysis type multiple choice. 1. The rotational speed of a pump shaft is 19.5 Hz. The ... Serial and parallel connected failure components. 1. Failure rate for item A is 0.002 failures/hr., item B is 0.0003 failures/ ...
  https://brainmass.com/engineering/aerospace-engineering
*  U.S. GAO - Jacobs COGEMA, LLC
... and its assertion that fluidized bed reactors in general have failure modes that were not evaluated is not tied to any feature ... White Paper, Maintenance on Reactor Moving Parts. In contrast, the SEB found that UDS's fluidized bed reactor has no moving ... The SEB made specific findings that the proposal provided a comprehensive discussion of equipment components that would be ... He, too, remarked upon the finding that UDS's multiple, equal-sized, modular process trains . . . will provide efficiency of ...
  https://www.gao.gov/products/B-290125.2,B-290125.3
*  Take the guesswork out of maintenance decisions
Now that maintenance managers and reliability engineers are being inundated with information on condition-based maintenance, ... identify the failure modes for your equipment;. * choose the appropriate predictive maintenance (PdM) technologies to apply to ... Otherwise, you'll have to examine the plant multiple times for each technology. You can either work hard or work smart, but you ... Take the guesswork out of maintenance decisions. John Schultz Tags: maintenance and reliability Now that maintenance managers ...
  http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/2013/guesswork-maintenance-decisions
*  National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots (NRI-2.0) (nsf18518) | NSF - National Science Foundation
... safe failure and recovery modes, and self-diagnosis and self-repair.. For the purposes of this program, customizability means ... Multiple review panels of experts in the field and additional ad hoc reviewers as needed will be assembled. The number and ... Maintenance can become costly as gloves routinely require replacement. DOE/EM is pursuing advanced robotic technologies that ... Facilitation Awards for Scientists and Engineers with Disabilities (FASED) provide funding for special assistance or equipment ...
  https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18518/nsf18518.htm?org=NSF
*  Link aggregation - Wikipedia
... protocol allows multiple Ethernet links to be split across multiple switches in a stack, preventing any single point of failure ... Driver modes[edit]. Modes for the Linux bonding driver[10] (network interface aggregation modes) are supplied as parameters to ... The 802.3 maintenance task force report for the 9th revision project in November 2006 noted that certain 802.1 layers (such as ... Most of these solutions required manual configuration and identical equipment on both sides of the aggregation.[3] ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_Fault_Tolerance
*  WAC 51-54A-3800
Comprehensive process hazard analysis considering failure modes and points of failure throughout the process. This portion of ... 3801.3 Multiple hazards. Where a material, its use or the process it is associated with poses multiple hazards, all hazards ... 3803.2 Systems, equipment and processes. Systems, equipment, and processes shall be in accordance with Sections 3803.2.1 ... Review of the assembly instructions, operational and maintenance manuals provided by the manufacturer. ...
  http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=51-54A-3800
*  Link aggregation - Wikipedia
... protocol allows multiple Ethernet links to be split across multiple switches in a stack, preventing any single point of failure ... Modes for the Linux bonding driver (network interface aggregation modes) are supplied as parameters to the kernel bonding ... The 802.3 maintenance task force report for the 9th revision project in November 2006 noted that certain 802.1 layers (such as ... Nearly every network equipment manufacturer quickly adopted this joint standard over their proprietary standards. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Link_aggregation
*  A Framework for Final Drive Simultaneous Failure Diagnosis Based on Fuzzy Entropy and Sparse Bayesian Extreme Learning Machine
... to generate optimal decision threshold which could convert probability result of classifier into final multiple failure modes. ... This paper is focusing on final drive simultaneous failure diagnosis which is essential for auto manufacturer and maintenance ... one of the key points is extraction of features from original vibration signal which is nonstationary for mechanical equipment ... represents the ratio between correct identified single failure modes and the predicted simultaneous failure modes: where is the ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cin/2015/427965/
*  Aerial bundled cable - Wikipedia
Failure modes through punctures, electrical tracking, and erosion. Low voltage aerial bundled conductor (ABC) lines were first ... Less required maintenance and necessary inspections of lines. Improved reliability in comparison with both bare conductor ... The main objections to the traditional design are that the multiple conductors are considered unappealing, and external forces ... repair times for installations in hilly areas due to much higher line weights requiring bigger and more specialized equipment ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerial_bundled_cable
*  Cat | 12M3 AWD Motor Grader | Caterpillar
Swear by Equipment Management. Fuel costs. Labor costs. Maintenance costs. They can all tax your patience. But with timely, ... Selectable Blade Lift Modes. Choose the blade lift modulation mode that best fits your application or operating style: Fine, ... Multiple isolation mounts significantly reduce sound and vibration for a more relaxed work environment. The high capacity ... Redundant brake systems utilize accumulators to enable stopping in case of machine failure. ...
  https://www.cat.com/en_US/products/new/equipment/motor-graders/m-series-motor-graders/18552890.html
*  Zonal safety analysis - Wikipedia
ZSA evaluates the potential for equipment interference. It also considers failure modes and maintenance errors that could have ... Aircraft system safety requires the independence of failure conditions for multiple systems. Independent failures, represented ... CCA and ZSA are used to find and eliminate or mitigate common causes for multiple failures. ZSA is a method of ensuring that ... and maintenance errors. In those areas of the aeroplane where multiple systems and components are installed in close proximity ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zonal_safety_analysis
*  Patent US4412281 - Distributed signal processing system - Google Patents
When a failure is detected, the executive verifies the failure, isolates the faulty element and reassigns the task to another ... The input-output controller element has redundant busses for interconnecting multiple fault-tolerant distributed signal ... The reliability of such systems diminishes over longer periods, however, when the probability of multiple element failures ... Two of the four modes are simply OFF and SPARE; the other two functional modes consist of configuring the IOC to function as a ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US4412281
*  Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) | WBDG Whole Building Design Guide
Failure Modes. Failure modes are equipment- and component-specific failures that result in the functional failure of the system ... Even though there are multiple failure modes, often the effects of the failure are the same or very similar in nature. That is ... They are the most common modes of failure.. Not all failure modes or causes warrant preventive or conditioned based maintenance ... Dominant failure modes are those failure modes responsible for a significant proportion of all the failures of the item. ...
  http://www.wbdg.org/resources/reliability-centered-maintenance-rcm?r=animal_research
*  Commercial Medium Tire Debris Study - English
Also, background information on the manufacture of a truck tire, the truck tire retread industry, tire failure modes, industry ... contend that retreads are just as safe as new tires and that tire failures occur mostly due to lack of maintenance of the tire ... of the tire debris/casings collected was analyzed to determine the probable cause of failure and its original equipment or ... 5.8.7 Multiple Retreads and Tire Durability.................................................................. 72 5.9 Other ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/TiroGage/commercial-28810668