"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." Feynman 1986
Morris Consulting has experience in a broad range of analyses, assessment and allocation of Systems, assemblies and component RAMS metrics, and modeling of components, modules, assemblies and systems. It is also a contributor to National and International Reliability, Maintainability and Availability Standards. We can provide or perform the following services:
In addition we provide training in RAM topics that can be tailored to your product or industry.
Russell W. Morris, BSEE, MSSE, SM-IEEE, M-INCOSE, Boeing Technical Fellow (Retired) for Systems Reliability Maintainability and Testability and Systems Engineering. He has over 35 years experience in reliability and maintainability of military and commercial aerospace and medical systems, and 13 years of design experience in Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound and Broadcast television equipment. He has also worked on projects including one-shot devices, 4 MeV 1000 amp linear accelerators, magnetic plasma confinement, very low noise broadband amplifiers, video scanner servo systems, non-linear signal compression, digital subtraction angiography and digital phased array ultrasound signal processing.
His design and reliability work includes medical systems, television cameras and recording systems, military space systems and aircraft, commercial aircraft, Sea Launch, Solar Power Plants, and unmanned aircraft. Russ’ expertise covers the spectrum of electronics, electrical, avionics, hydraulics, pneumatics, flight control, guidance, and signal processing systems. He was a Boeing International trainer, mentor and coach in RAM topics for Boeing US, Boeing Australia and Boeing India, and a number of national and international companies. He is a 20 year contributor to the Boeing Ed Wells program of technical excellence.
He has published several papers nationally and authored over 30 internal papers on modeling, analysis and the application of reliability very early in the design and concept phases of a program. He was a principle contributor to the Boeing Reliability Standard Process Document. He is a speaker and invited speaker at a wide variety of Reliability forums including AIAA 2004, SPIE 2009, IEEE PVSC 2010, IEEE IRPS 2014, IEEE ISSRE 2008 and ARS 2007, as well as the University of Arizona (1995-2002), University of Washington, University of Texas-Dallas (2014), and Beihang University, Beijing, China (2016). Russ is currently a RAM/SE Engineering consultant. He holds a BSEE from San Jose State University (California) and an MSSE from Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri. He has three patents in Medical electronics and Aerospace Unmanned Systems. He was a significant contributor to the IEC TS 63019 Solar Power Availability standard and is working on the committee to begin development of reliability standards. He is also a contributor and reviewer, to the IEC TR 63292:2020 Photovoltaic power systems (PVPSs) - Road map for robust reliability and The PV Reliability Technical Specification IEC 63265 for solar power currently in process . Coauthor of "Photovoltaic (PV) System Delivery as a Reliable Energy Infrastructure", John Wiley, Q1 2023
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