Accession Number:

AD0739001

Title:

A Fault Tree Manual

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

The paper is intended to give the reader a basic background in the system safety technique of fault tree analysis and related concepts. Four example problems illustrate the construction of the tree, combination of probabilities, and use of Boolean algebra. The description of simulation techniques provides a bridge from simple example problems to actual complex systems. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE