Accession Number:

AD0605011

Title:

SOME QUEUING PROBLEMS IN MACHINE MAINTENANCE,

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Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

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Report Date:

1956-09-12

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The paper discusses some queuing problems that arise in the context of the maintenance of a group of machines, each of which is operated intermittently, and all of which are subject to several kinds of malfunctions. A general forme3gxighis problem is made and the general method of solution indicated. A class of solutions in form suitable for direct computations is given. As a special case, a solution is given to the case of m sub j repairmen of type j, j l, . . . , k for a group of fully utilized machines. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE