Recently, the data driven approaches are winning popularity in Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) community due to its great scalability, reconfigurability and the reduced development cost. As the data-driven approaches flourished, the data competitions hosted by the PHM society over the last ten years contribute a valuable repository of public resources for benchmarks and improvements. To better define the directions for future development, this paper reviews the cutting-edge PHM methodologies and analytics based on the data competitions over the last decade. In this review, the goal of PHM and the major research tasks are stated and depicted, then the methodologies and analytics for the PHM practices are summarized in terms of failure detection, diagnosis, assessment and prediction, and the applications of PHM in various industrial sectors are highlighted as well. The data competitions in the last ten years are utilized as examples and case studies to support the ideas presented in this paper. Based on all the discussions and reviews, the current challenges and future opportunities are pointed out, and a conclusion remark is given at the end of the paper to summarize the current achievements and to foresee the future trends.
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Prognostics & Health Mangement, PHM Data Challenge Competition
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