Dept of Production & Quality Engineering

RAMS Research Group

The research activities of the RAMS (Reliability, availability, maintainability) group can be classified into the following categories:

System Reliability Theory

  • Reliability assessment of safety barriers and safety instrumented systems
  • Reliability assessment of oil/gas well equipment and subsea production systems

Risk Analysis

  • Risk analysis methodology
  • Risk influence modelinRAMSg


  • Maintenance management and effectiveness
  • Maintenance optimization

Basic research is mainly carried out as PhD projects (often in cooperation with other research groups at NTNU), while applied research is carried out as industry projects (often in cooperation with SINTEF)

RAMS - Contact information, Department of Production and Quality Engineering

Head of Research Group:
Professor Marvin Rausand
Visiting Address:
  • S. P. Andersens veg 5,
  • NTNU - Valgrinda, Trondheim
Postal Address:
  • Department of Production and Quality Engineering
  • RAMS Group
  • NO 7491 Trondheim
  • Norway

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