Program of Presentations and Tutorials

This matrix presents the program of the presentations, tutorials and other events planned for the 2016 International Applied Reliability Symposium Europe. You can choose to attend presentations in any of the three tracks. The Red and Blue rooms offer presentations on a wide variety of reliability topics. The Green room features topics related more specifically to durability and fatigue.

A print-ready brochure (*.pdf, 7,134 KB) also is available.

Downloads: Attendees can download the notes from the following presentations that were not available in the distributed Proceedings:

"European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) Availability Stochastic Model: Integrating FMEA, Influence Diagram and Bayesian Network Together" by Gianluca Verzichelli of European Southern Observatory (ESO)  [For Print] [Full Color]

"Machinery Preventive Maintenance Philosophy Changing" by Ali Ben Nekhy of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)  [For Print] [Full Color]

"Test Tailoring Application for a Car Interior Electronic Module: Design of a New Durability Test Sequence for Sliding Contacts Corrosion Based on Field Data" by Fabrice Blasenhauer of Valeo Mondeville  [For Print] [Full Color]

  Monday - April 4th Tuesday - April 5th Wednesday - April 6th
2016 Blue Room Red Room Green Room Blue Room Red Room Green Room Blue Room Red Room Green Room
7:00-8:30 Check-in and Registration  
8:30-9:00 Welcome Address Attendance Certificates Issued
9:00-9:15 15 Minute Break  
9:15-10:15 Blue-S1
Statistical Modeling or Engineering Judgment: Which is Better?

Richard Collinson
Thales Optronics
Social Media as a Source of Reliability Data

Mark Hollett
Ballard Power Systems
Reliability Assessment of Engine Cooling Components Facing Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue Damage

Marco Bonato
Valeo Thermal Systems
Ongoing Reliability Testing (ORT)

Amnon Ganot
Gertron Ltd.
Using Self-Monitoring Results to Review and Predict Hard Drive Reliability

Bernd Heinen
SAS Institute GmbH
Simultaneous 3-Axis Vibration Testing – Status and Trends

David Yoon
Polymers and Plastics from the Reliability Point of View

Laura Frisk
Tampere University of Technology
Machinery Preventive Maintenance Philosophy Changing

Ali Ben Nekhy
Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)
Stochastic Fatigue Analysis of Casted Structures in Aero Engine

Govindarajan Narayanan
Rolls Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG
10:15-10:30 15 Minute Break
10:30-11:30 Blue-S2
HALT and Physics of Failure

Peter Raso
Reliability Analysis of Design Solutions Affecting Safety of Equipment Containing Flammable Refrigerant

Andrzej Tusk
Franke Foodservice Systems Poland sp. z o.o.
Fatigue of Polymeric Composites

Zoltan Major
Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University Linz
Application of Optimized Conditions to the Test Procedures Based on Analysis of the Field Data

Marcin Hinz
University of Wuppertal
Appropriate Metric Definition Prior Reliability Testing

Raffaele Di Micco
Whirlpool EMEA
Test Tailoring Application for a Car Interior Electronic Module: Design of a New Durability Test Sequence for Sliding Contacts Corrosion Based on Field Data

Fabrice Blasenhauer
Valeo Mondeville
Data Observability and the Application of the Modified Weibull Distribution in Reliability Modeling

Michał Szymczak
BSH Home Appliances
Exploitation Reliability and Risk Analysis from Downtime of Repairable Technical Systems

Mehmed Hasanovic
Brown Coal Mines "Banovići"
Correlating Field Tests With the Proving Ground Using the Relative Damage Spectrum Method

Burak Erdal
Bias Mühendislik Ltd. Şti.
11:30-1:00 1 Hour 30 Minute Lunch Break (Provided by the Hotel)
1:00-2:00 Blue-S3
The Facts About HALT: Essential Knowledge to Maximise Your Benefits and Avoid the Dangers

Andy Holton
Holton Consulting
Hierarchical Functional Decomposition and Design FMEA

John Cheale
Servogenics Ltd
Wire Bond Fatigue in LED Packages: Testing and Modeling

Boudewijn Jacobs
Philips Lighting
The Reliability Challenge to Tier1 Suppliers From Commercial Diesel Engine Manufacturers: How to Extend Warranties for Highly Reliable Products?

Edmund Zarzycki
Concentric AB
Achieving Plant Reliability Through Root Cause Analysis

Abdulaziz Almardi Al Ghamdi
A Holistic Approach in Bringing Customer Real World Usage Pattern (RWUP) to Rig Level Accelerated Fatigue Tests

Sathya Prakash
Mahesh Software Systems Pvt. Ltd
Reliability Analysis for Small Wind Turbines Using Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling: The Effect from the Repair Mechanism and Environmental Factors

Jen-Hao Wu
The University of Edinburgh
Addressing the MD90 Pylon Flap System

Jeff Paugh
Delta Air Lines
Mountain-Bike Design Validation: Measurements, Load Recon. and Durability

Derik Cloete
Esteq Test & Measurement (Pty) Ltd
2:00-2:15 15 Minute Break
2:15-3:15 Blue-S4
Accelerated Testing of Membrane Heat Exchanger

Julio Pulido
European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) Availability Stochastic Model: Integrating FMEA, Influence Diagram and Bayesian Network Together

Gianluca Verzichelli
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
FEM as a Tool for the Stress Assessment of Complex Structures Using the Example of the RWTH 4MW Wind Turbine Test Bench

Stefan Kock
Center for Wind Power Drives (CWD)
An Innovative Performance Model for Diagnostics and Prognostics

Simone Turrin
The Impact of Implementing Reliability Analysis on Maintenance Strategy Optimization of Abu Dhabi Power Utilities

Abdulla Y. Alseiari
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA)
Fatigue Prediction Tool Physical Testing vs. Simulation

Nader Khoshoei
GKN Driveline GmbH
Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Energy Converters for Life Cycle Management

Simon Tewolde
Ruhr University Bochum
Reliability Validation Test Substantiation

Ronald Schop
Holland Innovative BV
FNSS Design Verification Strategy for Durability

Cihan Buyukbayram
FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.S.
3:15-3:30 15 Minute Break
3:30-4:30 Blue-S5
Test To Fail Method to Detect Failure Modes and Prevent Quality Issues Reducing the Test Time: Washing Machine Drive System Study

Alessandro Attisani
Whirlpool EMEA
Airbus A320Fam Avionics Cooling System

Kevin Barker
Delta Air Lines
What Safety Factor Should Be Applied to Fatigue Life Predictions to Ensure Survival?

Michael Matthews
Gestamp Chassis
Tutorial 1
Integrating Reliability Into Your Design and Development Process

Daniel Farley
ReliaSoft Corporation
Tutorial 2
Utilizing Maintenance Records and Data: Challenges, Methods, Applications and Results

Adamantios Mettas
ReliaSoft Corporation
Tutorial 3
Save Time and Money With Durability Testing of Mechatronic Systems

David Delaux
Valeo Systemes Thermiques La Verriere
6:00-7:30 Cocktail Reception   Bavarian Dinner

Continuing Education Credit: 1.6 CEUs and 1 CRP Credit