Standards and Guidelines

– Related to ROSS

Military Handbooks and standards related to RAMS may be found on Weibull.com. Standards may also be found (and bought) on the homepages of the various standardization organizations (see right column).

Data Collection and Analysis

  • IEC 60300-3-2 (2004) Dependability management - Part 3: Application guide - Section 2: Collection of dependability data from the field
  • ISO 14224 (2006) Petroleum and natural gas industries - Collection and exchange of reliability and maintenance data for equipment
  • IEC 60319 (1999) Presentation and specification of reliability data for electronic components
  • ISO 6527 (1982) Nuclear power plants - Reliability data exchange - General guidelines
  • ISO 7385 (1983) Nuclear power plants - Guidelines to ensure quality of collected data on reliability

FMEA/FMECA

  • IEC 60812 (2006) Analysis techniques for system reliability - Procedures for failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA)
  • SAE ARP 5580 (2001) Recommended Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Practices for Non-Automobile Applications
  • SAE J1739 (2002) Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Design (Design FMEA) and Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Manufacturing and Assembly Processes (Process FMEA) and Effects Analysis for Machinery (Machinery FMEA)
  • MIL-STD 1629A (1980) Procedures for performing a failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (pdf-file)
  • SEMATEC : Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA): A Guide for Continuous Improvement for the Semiconductor Industry.

 

Reliability Block Diagrams

  • IEC 61078 (2006) Analysis techniques for dependability - Reliability block diagram and boolean methods

 

Fault Tree Analysis

  • IEC 61025 (2006) Fault tree analysis
  • NUREG-0492 (1981) Fault Tree Handbook
  • NASA (2002) Fault Tree Handbook with Aerospace Applications

 

Common Cause Failures

  • IEC 62340 (2007) Nuclear power plants - Instrumentation and control systems important to safety - Requirements for coping with common cause failures.

 

Markov Analysis

  • IEC 61165 (2006) Application of Markov techniques

 

RAMS

  • IEC 60300-1 (2003) Dependability management - Part 1: Dependability management systems
  • IEC 62278 (2002) Railway applications - Specification and demonstration of reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS)

 

Production Availability

  • ISO 20815 (2008) Production assurance and reliability management

 

Reliability Growth

  • IEC 61014 (2003) Programmes for reliability growth
  • IEC 61164 (1995) Reliability growth - Statistical tests and estimation methods
  • IEC 62429 (2007) Reliability growth - Stress testing for early failures in unique complex systems

 

FRACAS

  • Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (SEMATECH) (pdf-file)
  • MIL-STD-2155(AS) Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (pdf-file)

 

Functional Safety

  • IEC 61508 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems (7 parts)
  • IEC 61511 (2003) Functional safety - Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector.
  • SINTEF PDS Handbook, See also the PDS homepage.
  • AIChE: Guidelines for Safe and Reliable Instrumented Protective Systems, Center for Chemical Process Safety, AIChE; Wiley (2007)
  • OLF 070 (2004) Application of IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 in the Norwegian Petroleum Industry. (pdf-file)

 

Life Cycle Cost (LCC)

  • IEC 60300-3-3 (2005) Dependability management - Part 3: Application guide - Section 3: Life cycle costing
  • SAE ARP 4293 (1992) Life Cycle Cost - Techniques and Applications
  • SAE ARP 4294 (1992) Data Formats and Practices for Life Cycle Cost Information
  • ISO 15663-1 (2000) Petroleum and natural gas industries - Life cycle costing - Part 1: Methodology
  • ISO 15663-2 (2001) Petroleum and natural gas industries -- Life-cycle costing -- Part 2: Guidance on application of methodology and calculation methods
  • ISO 15663-3 (2001) Petroleum and natural gas industries -- Life-cycle costing -- Part 3: Implementation guidelines
  • NORSOK O-CR-001 (1996) Life cycle cost for systems and equipment
  • NORSOK O-CR-002 (1996) Life cycle cost for production facility

 

Maintenance

  • IEC 60300-3-10 (2001) Dependability management - Part 3-10: Application guide - Maintainability
  • IEC 60300-3-14 (2004) Dependability management - Part 3-14: Application guide - maintenance and maintenance support

 

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

  • IEC 60300-3-11 (1999) Dependability management - Part 3-11: Application guide - Reliability centred maintenance
  • SAE-JA1011 (1999) Evaluation Criteria for Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) Processes
  • SAE-JA1012 (2002) A Guide to the Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) Standard
  • NASA - Reliability Centered Maintenance Guide for Facilities and Collateral Equipment (pdf-file)
  • NAVAIR-00-25-403 Guidelines for the Naval Aviation Reliability-Centered Maintenance Process (pdf-file)
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance - Guidance Notes (2004) American Bureau of Shipping

 

Risk Analysis

  • NASA (2002) Probabilistic Risk Assessment Procedures Guide for NASA Managers and Practitioners
  • NORSOK Z-013 (2001) Risk and Emergency Preparedness Analysis
  • IEC 60300-3-9 (1995) Dependability management - Part 3: Application guide - Section 9: Risk analysis of technological systems
  • ISO 17776 (2000) Petroleum and natural gas industries - Offshore production installations - Guidelines on tools and techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • ISO 14121-1 (2007) Safety of machinery - Risk assessment - Part 1: Principles
  • ISO/TR 14121-2 /(2007) Safety of machinery - Risk Assessment - Part 2: Practical guidance and examples of methods
  • ARAMIS - Accidental Risk Assessment Methodology for Industries in the Context of the Seveso II Directive. (various pdf-files)

 

System Safety

  • MIL-STD 882D (2000) Standard Practice for System Safety (pdf-file)
  • System Safety Handbook Federal Aviation Administration (pdf-files)

 

Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP)

  • IEC 61882 (2001) Hazard and operability studies (HAZOP studies)- Application guide

 

Accident Investigation

  • ABS: Guidance Notes on the Investigation of Marine Incidents, American Bureau of Shipping, Houston, U.S.A. (pdf-file)
  • DOE: DOE Workbook: Conducting Accident Investigations, U.S. Department of Energy (pdf-files)
  • Sklet, Snorre: Methods for Accident Investigation, ROSS Report, 2002

 

Risk Management

  • ISO 31000 (2009) Risk management - Principles and guidelines
  • IEC 62198 (2001) Project risk management - Application guidelines
  • ISO 14971 (2007) Medical devices - Application of risk management to medical devices
  • ISO 17666 (2003) Space systems - Risk management

 

Information Security

  • ISO 17799 (2000) Information Technology - Code of practice for information security management (see also user group)
  • ISO/IEC 13335-1 (2004) Information technology - Security techniques - Management of information and communications technology security - Part 1: Concepts and models for information and communications technology security management
  • ISO/IEC 13335-2 (1997) Information technology - Guidelines for the management of IT Security - Part 2: Managing and planning IT Security
  • ISO/IEC 13335-3 (1998) Information technology - Guidelines for the management of IT Security - Part 3: Techniques for the management of IT Security
  • ISO/IEC 13335-4 (2000) Information technology - Guidelines for the management of IT Security - Part 4: Selection of safeguards
  • ISO/IEC 13335-5 (2001) Information technology - Guidelines for the management of IT Security - Part 5: Management guidance on network security
  • COBIT (2000) - Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology

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Standardization Organizations

Some organizations that issue RAMS standards and guidelines are listed below. Information about standards and guidelines may be found on the organizations' homepages.

  • ISO - International Organization for Standardization
  • IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission
  • IEEE - Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers
  • SAE - Engineering Society for Advancing Mobility in Land, Sea, Air, and Space
  • CEN - European Committee for Standardization
  • CENELEC - European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
  • ETSI - European Telecommunication Standards Institute
  • ANSI - American National Standards Institute
  • ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • API - American Petroleum Institute
  • NORSOK
  • Standard Norge - Standards Norway
  • BSI - British Standards
  • AFNOR - French Standards
  • DIN - German Standards
  • Standards Australia
  • NERC - North America Electric Reliability Council
  • NUREG - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission