SYSEV is for "System evolution". It is also a play on words "sysev" being pronounced "six F" in French. The 6 "F's" could be : Faits (= facts), Fluage (= creep of materials), Fiabilité (= reliability), Fatigue (= fatigue of systems), Feedback and Fenêtre (= window). This website is devoted to being a "window" on the way physical and biological systems evolve and age following a general adaptation pattern.

Two aspects are considered here :

INFORMATIVE :to provide scientific information on the developments.

STUDIES :to offer free consultancy on ageing or evolving systems.

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If you would like us to send you a re-print or a copy of an article related to system ageing, just tick off the corresponding title(s) hereunder and fill in your address :

"An Integrated Method for Remanent Life Assessment Under Creep", in Design and Analysis Methods for Plant Life Assessment (eds. American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME, New York), PVP 112, 1986, pp. 45-56 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in English) - A copy of this article can be found here.

"Über den Einsatz zerstörungsfreier und zerstörender Prüfverfahren zur Abschätzung der Restlebensdauer von Bauteilen unter dem Einfluss von Kriechen", Der Maschinenschaden 60, 1987, pp. 31-40 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in German) - A copy of this article can be found here.

"Aplicaçao de Ensaios Nao-Destrutivos à Determinaçao da Vida Restante de Alguns Equipamentos de Uma Central Termoeléctrica Portuguesa", VI Congreso Espanol y I Ibérico de Ensayos No Destructivos, 28-30.09.1988 - Vigo (Espana), pp. 607-626 (authors: A. Batista, C. Cunha, E. Dias Lopes E. & G. Crevecoeur) (in Portuguese)

"A Microcomputer Software Package for the Periodical Follow-Up of Equipments Subjected to Creep and Low-Cycle Fatigue", internal document, August 1989, 17 pages (authors: G. U. Crevecoeur & T. Rottenberg) (in English)

Kikai no songai (Japanese version of "Der Maschinenschaden") Vol. 33, N° 93, 1991 N°1, pp. 15-24 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in Japanese) - A copy of this article can be found here.

"Diagnostic de durée de vie restante - Réflexions sur l'intégrité des systèmes réparables", Chronique AIB-Vinçotte, printemps 1992, pp. 6-9 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in French)

"Quelques réflexions autour de la courbe de fluage", Journal des Ingénieurs (eds. Fédération Royale d'Associations Belges d'Ingénieurs Civils et d'Ingénieurs Agronomes - FABI and URTB, Bruxelles), avril 1992, pp. 44-47 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in French)

"A Model for the Integrity Assessment of Ageing Repairable Systems", IEEE Trans. Reliability, 42(1), 1993, pp. 148-155 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in English)

"Reliability assessment of ageing operating systems", Eur. J. Mech. Eng., 39(4), 1994, pp. 219-228 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in English) - A copy of this article can be found here.

"Acoustic Emission for the Follow-Up of Creep in Cellular Glass", 22nd European Conference on Acoustic Emission Testing - Aberdeen (GB) (eds Univation Ltd, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen), 1996, pp. 85-90 (authors: H. Strauven, G. Claes, G. Heylen, G. Crevecoeur & C. Maes) (in English) - A copy of this article can be found here.

"A system approach to the Einstein-de Sitter model of expansion of the universe", Bull. Soc. Roy. Sci. Liège, Vol. 66, 6, 1997, pp. 417-433 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in English) - A copy of this article can be found here. There are a few typographical errata easy to correct.

"A Simple Procedure to Assess the Time Dependence of Cosmological Parameters", Phys. Essays, Vol. 12, 1, March 1999, pp. 115-124 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in English)

"A mechanical system interpretation of the nonlinear kinetics observed in biological ageing", Bull. Soc. Roy. Sci. Liège, Vol. 69, 6, 2000, pp. 311-338 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in English).A copy of this article can be found here.

"A system approach modelling of the three-stage nonlinear kinetics in biological ageing", Mech. Ageing Dev., Vol. 122/3 (Feb. 2001), pp. 271-290 (author: G. U. Crevecoeur) (in English)

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