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  • RELIABILITY ENGINEERING - PROCEEDINGS OF THE ISPRA COURSE HELD AT THE ESCUELA TECNICA SUPERIOR DE INGENIEROS NAVALES, MADRID, SPAIN, SEPT. 22-26, 1986, IN COLLABORATION WITH UNIV. POLITECNICA, MADRID (SPAIN)

Abstract

"it Reliability Engineering/" focuses on the theory and application of reliability modelling techniques. It is augmented by a series of case studies that offer a comprehensive treatment of the development and use of reliability engineering in Europe. The work is divided into three parts: Part I introduces the fundamental definitions and models of reliability theory and data collection. Part II describes the main reliability techniques, such as fault trees, Markov chains, and Monte Carlo simulation. Problems such as dependent failure and human fallibility are also discussed. Part III presents applications in the determination of both availability and safety assessment in several industrial sectors, such as major hazard installations, off-shore work, nuclear power plants, aerospace, electrical networks, and telecommunications. There is also a discussion of structural reliability and applications to pressure vessels and marine structures. The book will be of great value to scientists and engineers who have to deal with reliability-availability- maintainability programs and the safety assessment of industrial systems and structures.

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Authors: AMENDOLA A JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY) SAIZ DE BUSTAMANTE A UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID (SPAIN) , JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID (SPAIN)
Bibliographic Reference: BOOK, 568 PP., 1988, ISBN 90-277-2762-7, PUBL. BY: KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS GROUP, P.O. BOX 322, 3300 AH DORDRECHT (THE NETHERLANDS), PRICE: HFL. 260
Record Number: 1989126111700 / Last updated on: 1989-06-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en
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