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Books and MonographsPatrick O'Connor and Andre Kleyner

  1. Frenkel, I., Karagrigoriou, A., Lisnianski, A., Kleyner, A . Applied Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis. Dedicated to the Centennial of the Birth of Boris Gnedenko, renown Russian mathematician and reliability theorist. Wiley & Sons, 2013.
  2. O’Connor, P. and Kleyner, A.  Practical Reliability Engineering, 5th Edition. Wiley & Sons, 2012.
  3. Kleyner, A. (2010). Determining Optimal Reliability Targets. Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN: 978-3-8383-4062-3
  4. Kleyner, A. (2008). Reliability Demonstration in Product Validation Testing, Book Chapter 34 in Handbook of Performability Engineering, K.B. Misra (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, London.
  5. Kleyner, A., Torri T. (1997) High Cycle Fatigue Life Assessment of PCB Assembly Using Experimental Modal Analysis., Experimental/Numerical Mechanics in Electronic Packaging.  Monograph v.1. pp. 45-50. Published by Society for Experimental Mechanics.
  6. Kleyner, A., Bhagath, S., Robinson, J., Bender, M., Boyle, J., Torri T. (1996) Bayesian Techniques to Reduce the Sample Size in Automotive Testing, General Motors MD-18, GM Research and Development Center, August.
  7. Basova, E., Kleyner, A., Savin, Y. (1987) Estimating the effect of Aerodynamic Forces on Resonance Amplitudes of Printed Circuit Boards. Registered monograph UDK 621.3.049.75.001. Published by Aerospace Electronics Research Institute Press. St. Petersburg, Russia.

Reliability

  1. Achatz, T., Kleyner, A. (2012) What is RFMPT™? A rapid and effective method to improve product designs early. TEST Engineering and Management.  October/November 2012 issue, pp. 2 – 5.
  2. Kleyner, A., Silverman, M. (2011) Design for Reliability, What It Is and What It Isn’t — Practical Steps for Implementation. Proceedings of the International Applied Reliability Symposium (ARS-2011), San Diego, California.
  3. Kleyner A., Volovoi V. (2010) Application of Petri Nets to Reliability Prediction of Occupant Safety Systems with Partial Detection and Repair, Reliability Engineering and System Safety v.95 June 2010, pp. 606-613
  4. Kleyner, A. (2010) Reliability Demonstration: Theory and Practical Applications, Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) San Jose, USA.  Tutorials CD, January 2010.
  5. Kleyner A., Sandborn P. (2008) Minimizing Life Cycle Cost by Managing Product Reliability via Validation Plan and Warranty Return Cost, International Journal of Production Economics (IJPE), v.112, pp. 796-807.
  6. Kleyner A., Volovoi V. (2008) Reliability Prediction using Petri Nets for On-Demand Safety Sytems with Fault Detection. Safety and Reliability and Risk Analysis.  Edited by Martorell, Soares, and Barnett.  Proceedings of ESREL (European Safety and Reliability conference), v.3, pp.1961-1968.
  7. Kleyner, A. (2008) Reliability Demonstration: Theory and Application, Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS). Las Vegas, USA. Tutorials CD, January 2008.
  8. Hillman, C., Kleyner, A. (2005) Assessment of Eutectic Solder Phase Growth in Under-the-Hood Power Control Modules, Presented at SAE Congress April 2005.  SAE Publication #2005-01-1490, pp.1-9.
  9. Kleyner A, Boyle J. (2005) Demonstrating Product Reliability, Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) Tutorials Book, vol. 1, Section 12.
  10. Kleyner A., Boyle J. (2004) The Myths of Reliability Demonstration Testing!, TEST Engineering and Management, August/ September, pp.16-17.
  11. Kleyner, A., Bhagath, S., Gasparini, M., Robinson, J., Bender, M. (1997) Bayesian Techniques to Reduce the Sample Size in Automotive Electronics Attribute Testing, Microelectronics and Reliability, v.37, No.6, pp.879-883.
  12. Kleyner, A., Boyle, J. (2003) Reliability Prediction of Substitute Parts Based on Component Temperature Rating and Limited Accelerated Test Data. Proceedings of Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium pp. 518-522, Tampa, Florida. P.K. McElroy Award for Best Paper.
  13. Kleyner, A., Bender, M. (2003) Reliability Prediction Method Based on Merging Military Standards Approach with Manufacturer’s Warranty Data. Proceedings of Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, pp. 202-206 Tampa, Florida

Warranty

  1. Kleyner A. (2010) Discussion Warranted, Quality Progress, International Monthly Journal of American Society for Quality (ASQ).  May issue, pp. 22-27.
  2. Kleyner A., King J. (2009) Early Warranty Involvement in Product Development Business Processes: Successful Quotes, Agreements and TermsInvited paper. Proceedings of Warranty Chain Management Conference (WCM), Orlando, FL.
  3. Kleyner, A., Sanborn, K. (2008) Modeling Automotive Warranty Claims with Build-to-Sale Data Uncertainty, Invited paper. International Journal of Reliability and Safety (IJRS), Special Issue on Modeling and Analysis of Automobile Warranty Data. v.2, No.3, pp.179-189.
  4. Stark, K. and Kleyner A. (2007) Ensuring Proper Alignment among Internal Stakeholders during the Warranty Development Process. Invited paper. Proceedings of Warranty Management and Reverse Logistics Summit (by IQPC), September 24-27, Chicago.
  5. Kleyner A., Sandborn P. (2006) Forecasting and Modeling the Cost of Unreliability for Products with Two-Dimensional Warranty Policies. Safety and Reliability for Managing Risk.  Edited by Soares and Zio. Proceedings of ESREL (European Safety and Reliability conference), v.3, pp.1903-1908.
  6. Bellis, M and Kleyner, A. (2006) Finding a Scientific Approach to Calculate Warranty Reserves Invited workshop. Proceedings of Warranty Management and Reverse Logistics Summit (by IQPC), September 25-27, Chicago.
  7. Kleyner A., Sandborn P., Boyle J. (2004) Minimization of Life Cycle Costs Through Optimization of the Validation Program – A Test Sample Size and Warranty Cost Approach. Proceedings of Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium. pp.553-557, Los Angeles, California.
  8. Kwok, D., Kleyner, A. (2008) Application of Diagnostics Sampling in Automotive Warranty Claims Analysis, Communications in Dependability and Quality Management (An International Journal ISSN 1450-7196), January issue.
  9. Kleyner A. (2008) Life Cycle Approach to Optimizing Product Development Cost and Expected Cost of Warranty.  Proceedings of Warranty Chain Management Conference (WCM), San Diego, CA.
  10. Kleyner A., Sandborn P. (2005) A Warranty Forecasting Model Based on Piecewise Statistical Distributions and Stochastic Simulation. Reliability Engineering and System Safety v. 88, Issue 3, pp.207-214.

Other Engineering Topics

  1. Kleyner, A., Torri, T. (1996) High Cycle Fatigue Life Assessment of PCB Assembly Using Experimental Modal Analysis., Abstract Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Experimental Mechanics and Experimental/Numerical Mechanics in Electronic Packaging., Nashville, TN., Society for Experimental Mechanics, June 10-13, pp.39-40.
  2. Kleyner, A. (1989) Analytical Solution for Vibration Modes of Rectangular Plate Clamped at Multiple Points. Journal of Civil Engineering Research Institute. No 4. August 1989 St. Petersburg, Russia. pp.24-29.
  3. Kleyner, A., Savin, Y. (1987) Effect of Aerodynamic Forces on Vibration Amplitudes of Large Printed Circuit Boards. Proceedings of Mechanical Analysis in Defense Electronics Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia. pp.31-38, May.
  4. Kulchitsky, O., Kleyner, A., Pervozvansky, A. (1985) Computer Modeling of Flexible Astronomic Mirror Control System. St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute Science Journal, pp.44-51 St. Petersburg, Russia.