Handbook for the computation and empirical estimation of reliability. Introduces an incomparable volume of easily applicable, cutting-edge results originated by prominent Russian reliability specialists. Completely covers probabilistic reliability, statistical reliability and optimization with simple, step-by-step, numerical examples. Offers a broad range of applications in engineering, operations research, cost analysis and project management. Explores reliability software extensively. Includes appendices with summary reviews of mathematical and statistical fundamentals.
Table of contents
Partial table of contents:
Basic Concepts, Measures, and Definition.
Repairable Dual Systems.
Systems with Network Structures.
Evaluation of System Effectiveness.
Systems with Time Redundancy.
Queuing Systems with Unreliable Service Channels.
Estimation of Equipment Reliability from Tests.
Monte Carlo Simulations.
Optimal Supply of Spare Parts.
Optimal Control of Inventories of Spare Parts.