Accession Number:

AD0777954

Title:

Multicomponent Reliability Systems

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY OPERATIONS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

A multicomponent reliability system in which each component is either up i.e., working or down i.e., failed in accordance with an alternating renewal process is considered. For arbitrary structures the following quantities are derived The average rate of system failure the average uptime of the system and, the average downtime of the system. Further results are also obtained in the special case where the system structure is either series or parallel. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE