ALD Reliability and Safety Analysis Software

RAM Commander

RAM Commander is a comprehensive reliability toolkit for your product improvement, designed by world leading reliability experts. From building/importing your BOM to impressive RAMS reports, RAM Commander will cover all your reliability needs.

RAM Commander is one of the world's leading software tools for Reliability, Availability and Maintainability. Since its first release in 1988, RAM Commander has become a comprehensive, user-friendly and up-to-date RAMS toolkit with hundreds of devoted customers around the world. Designed by reliability professionals, RAM Commander is based on the first-hand knowledge of reliability tasks and goals contributing to product improvement. RAM Commander is appreciated by the users for its clear concept, ingenuity and implementation of both basic and sophisticated RAMS tasks. Whether you are a novice to reliability or a reliability expert, RAM Commander will help you to achieve a real improvement of your product

Support of International Reliability Standards

• MIL-HDBK-472
• MIL-HDBK-1629
• Telcordia SR332
• British Telecom HRD5
• France Telecom RDF95, RDF2000
• Siemens SN29500
• GJB299
• NPRD-95
• NSWC-98
• RADC 85-91
• 217Plus
• other reliability prediction methods...
Reliability prediction module

Connectivity and ease-of-use

• One-click switching between modules
• Powerful Import Wizard
• Full, seamless data sharing between reliability, maintainability and FMECA modules
• Advanced data editing tools: global change, massive entry, data exchange between fields, spelling check
• LAN support
• Built-in report generator
• Extensive component library

Reliability and Stress Analysis

• Graphical, easy to manipulate Product Tree
• Support of all international military and commercial Reliability Models
• Cross-model interpretation of reliability parameters
• Field/manufacturer failure rates tables with graphically presented extrapolation
• Stress derating analysis with user-defined guidelines
• Interface with CAD/CAE design tools incorporating SPICE data
• Full set of Reliability and Stress Analysis reports
• Easy 'what-if' experimentation for any reliability parameter

RBD for Availability Analysis

• Powerful Reliability Block Diagram Module
• Drag-and-drop from Product Tree
• All types of serial and redundant connections
• Supports all failure/repair distributions
• MTBCF calculation with graphical presentation of results
• Event-driven Monte Carlo simulation
• Comparison of availability of various system configurations
Reliability Block Diagram (RBD)

Maintainability and ILS

• Powerful ILS, Spares Optimization, Maintainability modules
• Support of ILS (LSA) activities
• Powerful and easy to use Spares Optimization
• Optimization by total no shortage probability or availability
• Cost-availability optimization for all levels of repair
• Allows various mission application
• Unlimited number of optimization scenarios
• Spare parts stock recommendations
• Clear graphical and tabular presentation of optimization results
Maintainability prediction according to MIL-HDBK-472
• Maintenance tasks and times libraries
• Five customizable levels of repair, answering military and commercial requirements
• MTTR, Mct calculation
• MEA Report - Maintenance Engineering Analysis

FMEA/FMECA with Testability

FMEA/FMECA according to MIL-HDBK-1629
• One-click switching to FMECA module
• Full sharing of FMECA, reliability and maintainability data
• Full visibility of FM-NHE-EE chain
• Unlimited number of NHE
• FM libraries based on FMD-97
• Powerful testability module
• Support of al types of tests
• Basic fault tree
• Criticality matrix
• Fault Isolation
• Fault Coverage
• Full set of FMEA/FMECA reports

Process and design FMEA

Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
• Fully compliant with AIAG FMEA, QS 9000
• Impressive process / design diagram
• Full visibility of failure mode, effects and cause chain
• RPN reduction support
• Built-in corrective action and decision making process
• Full documentation of organization's FMEA process
• Recommended actions effectiveness evaluation
FMEA Module

Fault Tree Analysis

• Up-to-date, intuitive and powerful fault tree analysis diagram interface allowing full control over the diagram: elements location, colors, styles, zooms, etc.
• Handy methods for diagram printing and simple Copy & Paste transfer to other applications
• Easy to use Events Library
• Calculation of Unavailability, Mean Unavailability, and Minimal Cut Sets
• Calculation of Importance and Sensitivity
• Set of required reports - FTA diagram, MCS, events library etc.
• Link between FTA and the product tree
• Link between FTA and FMECA modules
• Automatically build FTA from FMECA
• Automatically build FTA from FMEA
• Data import from RiskSpectrum and Aralia SimTree
Fault Tree Analysis - FTA Diagram

Safety Assessment

• Functinal Hazard Analysis (FHA)
Safety Assessment according to SAE ARP4761 and other standards
• Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL)

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Favoweb FRACAS is the Last word in Failure/Event Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS):

• Closed loop web-based FRACAS software
• An off-the-shelf solution: no more never-ending in-house development
• Applicable to any product / process / service at any life cycle phase (Design, prototyping, manufacturing, operation,maintenance, inspection, testing) and any industry (Aircraft, defense, telecommunication, semi, pharmaceutical, automotive, home appliances)
• Data input using Internet/Intranet; Stand-alone workstations; Regular and cellular phones; Hand-held devices; Voice (FavoWeb patent)
• No event is left unrecorded, even field conditions are no excuse
• Totally customizable and flexible: from data entry to output reports.
• World-wide access: all your company sites are connected.
• Compatibility with existing infrastructure: ORACLE, SQL Server, SAP, Excel.
• Wide choice of output reports for engineers, managers, regulating authorities (FAA, FDA).
• Calculations and Statistics: MTBF, MTBCF, MTTR , MTBMA, Yield, Reliability Growth, Reliability Centered Testing, RCM and more.
• Reliability improvement: throughout product life cycle from design to maintenance.
• Powerful Corrective Action Mechanism: FRB / MRB management; root cause analysis, problem elimination.
Workflow: notification and follow-up mechanism; all failures are attended, analyzed, logged.
FRACAS Dashboard

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Free MTBF Calculator

Free reliability prediction tool supporting 26 international reliability prediction standards including MIL-HDBK-217F2, FIDES, Telcordia Issue 2, HRD5 Telecom, Bellcore, NSWC and more.
Calculates MTBF and Failure Rate for electronic and mechanical components - user selects component type, temperature, environment, prediction method, enters reliability parameters and receives MTBF and FR.

Free download available from ALD Group web site - visit Free ALD MTBF Calculator page.

Free MTBF Calculator for reliability prediction

For more information, see a complete guide to our Reliability and Safety Software and our Reliability, Safety, ILS and Quality Services.
See also list of our customers from different industries and examples of our Reliability and Safety Solutions.