Practical Reliability Engineering

ISBN-10: 0470844639
ISBN-13: 9780470844632
Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/2/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

This update of a classic text explains new and proven methods for the development and production of reliable equipment in engineering. It covers the latest technological advances, methodology and international standards.

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to Third Edition Revised
Preface to Fourth Edition
Acknowledgements
Notation and Definitions
Introduction to Reliability Engineering
What is Reliability Engineering?
Why Teach Reliability Engineering?
Why do Engineering Items Fail?
Probabilistic Reliability
Repairable and Non-repairable Items
The Pattern of Failures with Time (Non-repairable Items)
The Pattern of Failures with Time (Repairable Items)
The Development of Reliability Engineering
Courses, Conferences and Literature
Organizations Involved in Reliability Work
Reliability as an Effectiveness Parameter
Reliability Programme Activities
Reliability Economics and Management
Bibliography
Questions
Reliability Mathematics
Introduction
Variation
Probability Concepts
Rules of Probability
Continuous Variation
Continuous Distribution Functions
Summary of Continuous Statistical Distributions
Variation in Engineering
Discrete variation
Statistical Confidence
Statistical Hypothesis Testing
Non-parametric Inferential Methods
Goodness of Fit
Series of Events (Point Processes)
Computer Software for Statistics
Practical Conclusions
Bibliography
Questions
Probability Plotting
Introduction
Ranking of Data
Probability Plotting Techniques
Lognormal Probability Plots
Weibull Probability Plots
Extreme Value Probability Plotting
Hazard Plotting
Choosing the Distribution and Assessing the Results
Probability Plotting for Binomial Data
Conclusions
Bibliography
Questions
Load-strength Interference
Introduction
Distributed Load and Strength
Analysis of Load-strength Interference
Effect of Safety Margin and Loading Roughness on Reliability (Multiple Load Applications)
Practical Aspects
Bibliography
Questions
Statistical Experiments
Introduction
Statistical Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance
Non-parametric Methods
Randomizing the Data
Engineering Interpretation of Results
The Taguchi Method
Evolutionary Operation
Conclusions
Bibliography
Questions
Reliability Prediction and Modelling
Introduction
Fundamental Limitations of Reliability Prediction
Reliability Databases
The Practical Approach
Systems Reliability Models
Availability of Repairable Systems
Modular Design
Block Diagram Analysis
Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
Petri Nets
State-space Analysis (Markov Analysis)
Monte Carlo Simulation
Reliability Apportionment
Standard Methods for Reliability Prediction and Modelling
Conclusions
Bibliography
Questions
Reliability in Design
Introduction
Computer-aided Engineering
Environments
Design Analysis Methods
Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
Load-strength Analysis (LSA)
Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
Reliability Predictions for FMECA
Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOPS)
Parts, Materials and Processes (PMP) Review
Non-material Failure Modes
Human Reliability
Design Analysis for Processes
Critical Items List
Summary
Management of Design Review
Configuration Control
Bibliography
Questions
Reliability of Mechanical Components and Systems
Introduction
Mechanical Stress, Strength and Fracture
Fatigue
Creep
Wear
Corrosion
Vibration and Shock
Temperature Effects
Materials
Components
Processes
Bibliography
Questions
Electronic Systems Reliability
Introduction
Reliability of Electronic Components
Component Types and Failure Mechanisms
Summary of Device Failure Modes
Circuit and System Aspects
Electronic System Reliability Prediction
Reliability in Electronic System Design
Parameter Variation and Tolerances
Design for Production, Test and Maintenance
Bibliographry
Questions
Software Reliability
Introduction
Software in Engineering Systems
Software Errors
Preventing Errors
Software Structure and Modularity
Programming Style
Fault Tolerance
Redundancy/Diversity
Languages
Data Reliability
Software Checking
Software Design Analysis Methods
Software Testing
Error Reporting
Software Reliability Prediction and Measurement
Hardware/Software Interfaces
Conclusions
Bibliography
Questions
Reliability Testing
Introduction
Planning Reliability Testing
Test Environments
Testing for Reliability and Durability: Accelerated Test
Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action Systems (FRACAS)
Bibliography
Questions
Analysing Reliability Data
Introduction
Pareto Analysis
Accelerated Test Data Analysis
Reliability Analysis of Repairable Systems
CUSUM Charts
Exploratory Data Analysis and Proportional Hazards Modelling
Reliability Demonstration
Combining Results Using Bayesian Statistics
Non-parametric Methods
Reliability Growth Monitoring
Making Reliability Grow
Bibliography
Questions
Reliability in Manufacture
Introduction
Control of Production Variability
Control of Human Variation
Acceptance Sampling
Improving the Process
Quality Control in Electronics Production
Stress Screening
Production Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)
Conclusions
Bibliography
Questions
Maintainability, Maintenance and Availability
Introduction
Maintenance Time Distributions
Preventive Maintenance Strategy
FMECA and FTA in Maintenance Planning
Maintenance Schedules
Technology Aspects
Calibration
Maintainability Prediction
Maintainability Demonstration
Design for Maintainability
Integrated Logistic Support
Bibliography
Questions
Reliability Management
Corporate Policy for Reliability
Integrated Reliability Programmes
Reliability and Costs
Safety and Product Liability
Standards for Reliability, Quality and Safety
Specifying Reliability
Contracting for Reliability Achievement
Managing Lower-Level Suppliers
The Reliability Manual
The Project Reliability Plan
Use of External Services
Customer Management of Reliability
Selecting and Training for Reliability
Organization for Reliability
Managing Production Quality
Quality Audit
Quality Management Approaches
Choosing the Methods: Strategy and Tactics
Conclusions: Greed, Fear and Freedom
Bibliography
Questions
The Standard Cumulative Normal Distribution Function
Values of y = exp (- x)
Percentiles of the X[superscript 2] Distribution
Values of the F-distribution
Kolmogorov-Smirnov Tables
Rank Tables (Median, 5%, 95%)
Matrix Algebra Revision
Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)
Reliability, Maintainability (and Safety) Plan Example
Index

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