Skip to main content

System Reliability Theory: Models and Statistical Methods

System Reliability Theory: Models and Statistical Methods

Arnljot Høyland, Marvin Rausand

ISBN: 978-0-470-31774-7

Sep 2009

536 pages

Select type: E-Book



A comprehensive introduction to reliability analysis. The first section provides a thorough but elementary prologue to reliability theory. The latter half comprises more advanced analytical tools including Markov processes, renewal theory, life data analysis, accelerated life testing and Bayesian reliability analysis. Features numerous worked examples. Each chapter concludes with a selection of problems plus additional material on applications.
Failure Models.

Qualitative System Analysis.

Systems of Independent Components.

Component Importance.

Markov Models.

Counting Processes.

Dependent Failures.

Life Data Analysis.

Accelerated Life Testing.

Bayesian Reliability Analysis.

Reliability Data Sources.