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Abstract

The adequacy is discussed of a probability measure to deal with the different types of uncertainty affecting any pressure vessel lifetime prediction. A more comprehensive framework derived from the fuzzy set theory and including as particular case possibility and probability measures is considered. With reference to the most critical step of lifetime assessment (the ND inspection), the paper compares the results, obtained adopting a possibility measure or a probability measure, in the representation models, fault tree - event tree, and in the decision models.

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Authors: GARRIBBA S, POLITECNICO DI MILANO (ITALY);JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);LUCIA A C, POLITECNICO DI MILANO (ITALY);JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);VOLTA G POLITECNICO DI MILANO (ITALY), POLITECNICO DI MILANO (ITALY);JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY), POLITECNICO DI MILANO (ITALY);JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON STRUCTURAL SAFETY AND RELIABILITY, KOBE (JAPAN), MAY 27-29, 1985 WRITE TO CEC LUXEMBOURG, DG XIII/A2, POB 1907 MENTIONING PAPER E 32096 ORA
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Record Number: 1989123072000 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
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