Accession Number:

ADA238641

Title:

Optimal Maintenance Strategies for Repairable Systems with General Degree of Repair

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr-30 Sep 1990

Corporate Author:

DREXEL UNIV PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

Our project focuses on a single unit system which is subject to random failure. The age of the system in service is maintained as a control variable. Upon failure, an age-dependent maintenance action specifying the degree of repair is taken by a controller. By employing analytical tools and numerical procedures, we investigate and characterize the structures of the optimal repair policy under a discounted cost optimality criterion. Special analytical and numerical effort is directed throughout the study for the development of efficient computational procedures for the optimal strategy.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE