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Reliability Modeling, Prediction, and Optimization

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ISBN-10: 0471184500

ISBN-13: 9780471184508

Edition: 2000

Authors: Wallace R. Blischke, D. N. Prabhakar Murthy

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This text takes a systems approach to understanding the complex interaction of the laws of physics, engineering design, manufacturing processes, management decisions, random events, and usage, to provide a balance between the different issues.
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Book details

List price: $200.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 848
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Professor Kobbacy is a professor of management science at the Centre of Operational Research and Applied Statistics, and also the Director of Management and Management Sciences Research Institute, at Salford University, UK. He has a long-standing interest in "applied" operational research. He has previously lectured in operational research at Strathclyde University after gaining industrial experience in a major oil company. His research interests in operations management are directed towards the development of intelligent management systems for maintenance scheduling and inventory control. His research in preventive maintenance scheduling and management has been funded by industry and…    

Context Of Reliability Analysis
An Overview
Illustrative Cases and Data Sets
Basic Reliability Methodology
Collection and Preliminary Analysis of Failure Data
Probability Distributions for Modeling Time to Failure
Basic Statistical Methods for Data Analysis
Reliability Modeling, Estimation, And Prediction
Modeling Failures at the Component Level
Modeling and Analysis of Multicomponent Systems
Advanced Statistical Methods for Data Analysis
Software Reliability
Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance
Model Selection and Validation
Reliability Management, Improvement, And Optimization
Reliability Management
Reliability Engineering
Reliability Prediction and Assessment
Reliability Improvement
Maintenance of Unreliable Systems
Warranties and Service Contracts
Reliability Optimization
Epilogue
Case Studies
Resource Materials
Appendices
References
Indexes