Certificate Course in Railway RAMS Concepts and Applications

Certificate Course in Railway RAMS Concepts & Applications

Course Curriculum

A1 Outline of System Engineering Principles
A1.1 What is a system?
A1.2 What is system engineering/system engineer?
A1.3 What elements can be included within it?
A2 System Lifecycle
A2.1 Blackbox analysis
A3 System engineering application to the railway
A5 Whole life costs
A5.1 Life cycle cost modelling
A5.2 Value Engineering
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B1 Hazard, Hazard Analysis and Risk Acceptance
B2 System, product safety assessment, SIL levels
B3 CENELEC standards and Common safety methods
B4 Safety Engineering Techniques
B4.1 Hazard Log Management
B4.2 FMECA- Safety analysis
B4.3 Fault tree analysis
B4.4 Event tree analysis
B4.5 Safety targets compliance
B4.6 Risk acceptance through common safety methods
B4.7 Safety Case- ALARP/SFAIRP
B5 Engaging and Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) 
B6 Safety review by statutory bodies
B7 Production and review of system safety deliverables
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Online Test- System Safety
C1 RAM Mathematics
C1.1 Probability theory
C1.2 Conditional probability
C1.3 Venn Diagram
C1.4 Mutually exclusive and independent events
C1.5 Boolean Algebra
C1.6 Axioms and Theorems
C2 RAM Basics
C2.1 Detailed explanation of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and associated parameters.
C2.2 Relationship between different parameters
C2.3 Constant failure rate model and bath tub curve
C2.4 Different types of Maintenance
C2.5 Different types of Availability
C3 RAM Modelling
C3.1 Reliability block diagrams
C3.1.1 Series and parallel systems
C3.1.2 Decomposition method of RBD solution

C3.2 Markov chain analysis for repairable systems

C4 Fault tolerance and Redundancy

C4.1 Systematic and Random faults

C4.2 Types of redundancy- Hardware and Software

C4.3 Common cause failures
C5 FMECA- RAM analysis
C6 Software reliability
C7 Preliminary RAM analysis
C7.1 RAM targets and their apportionment
C8 Final RAM analysis
C9 Availability Modelling
C11 RAM Demonstration
C12 RAM Deliverables
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Online Test- RAM Engineerin
D.1 System Assurance Process
D.1.1 Introduction to system assurance regime
D.1.2 Assurance Management
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