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Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems

Frank Beichelt and Peter Tittmann
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2012
Number of Pages: 
332
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
99.95
ISBN: 
9781439826355
Category: 
Monograph
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COHERENT BINARY SYSTEMS
Fundamental System Structures

Simple Systems
Structured Systems
Exercises

Complex Systems
Foundations
Coherent Systems
Exercises

Lifetime of Coherent Systems
Independent Element Lifetimes
Dependent Element Lifetimes
Exercises

NETWORK RELIABILITY
Modeling Network Reliability with Graphs

Introduction to Network Reliability
Foundations of Graph Theory
Deterministic Reliability Measures
Stochastic Reliability Measures

Reliability Analysis
Connectedness
K-Terminal Reliability
Vertex Failures
Residual Connectedness
Directed Graphs
Domination and Covering

Connectedness in Undirected Graphs
The Reliability Polynomial
Special Graphs
Reductions for the K-Terminal Reliability
Inequalities and Reliability Bounds

Partitions of the Vertex Set and Vertex Separators
The Combinatorics of Set Partitions
Separating Vertex Sets — Splitting Formulae
Planar and Symmetric Graphs
Splitting and Recurrent Structures
Approximate Splitting .Reliability Bounds
Reliability Measures Based on Vertex Partitions
Splitting in Directed Graphs

Algorithmic Aspects of Network Reliability
Complexity of Network Reliability Problems
Decomposition-Reduction Algorithms
Algorithms for Special Graph Classes
Simulation and Probabilistic Algorithms

MAINTENANCE MODELS
Random Point Processes in System Replacement

Basic Concepts
Renewal Processes
Minimal Repair Processes
Exercises

Time-Based System Replacement
Age and Block Replacement
Replacement and Minimal Repair
Replacement Policies Based on the Failure Type
Exercises

System Replacement Based on Cost Limits
Introduction
Constant Repair Cost Limit
Time-Dependent Repair Cost Limits
Cumulative Repair Cost Limit Replacement Policies
Exercises

Maintenance Models with General Degree of Repair
Imperfect Repair
Virtual Age
Geometric Time Scaling
Exercises

Inspection of Systems
Basic Problem and Notation
Inspection without Replacement
Inspection with Replacement
Exercises

Bibliography

Index

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