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Stochastic Methods in Reliability Theory

N. Ravichandran

Stochastic Methods in Reliability Theory

by N. Ravichandran

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Published by Wiley-Interscience .
Written in English


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Number of Pages201
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Open LibraryOL7597010M
ISBN 100470216816
ISBN 109780470216811

  This book contains extended versions of 34 carefully selected and reviewed papers presented at the Third International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, held in Trondheim, Norway in It provides a broad overview of current research activities in reliability theory and its applications. Abstract: This is the first of two books on the statistical theory of reliability and life testing. The present book concentrates on probabilistic aspects of reliability theory, while the forthcoming book will focus on inferential aspects of reliability and life testing, applying the probabilistic tools developed in this volume. This book emphasizes the newer, research aspects of reliability.

Stochastic refers to a randomly determined process. The word first appeared in English to describe a mathematical object called a stochastic process, but now in mathematics the terms stochastic process and random process are considered interchangeable. The word, with its current definition meaning random, came from German, but it originally came from Greek στόχος (stókhos), meaning 'aim.   In Stochastic Dynamics of Structures, Li and Chen present a unified view of the theory and techniques for stochastic dynamics analysis, prediction of reliability, and system control of structures within the innovative theoretical framework of physical stochastic authors outline the fundamental concepts of random variables, stochastic process and random field, and orthogonal.

The basic concepts used in Reliability Theory were introduced in the classic book by Barlow and Proschan (). Recent developments can be seen, for example, in . The Stochastic OR Techniques part introduces the concepts and applications of the following four topics: queuing systems, inventory systems, reliability theory and decision theory. Models and examples are also given to demonstrate applications of the topics. Discrete event simulation is taught separately via lectures and computer workshops.


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The theme of this book is "Stochastic Models in Reliability and Main tainability. " This book consists of 12 chapters on the theme above from the different viewpoints of stochastic modeling. Chapter 1 is devoted to "Renewal Processes," under which classical renewal theory is.

“The addressed readership of this book is the reliability engineering community, especially engineers looking for a ‘book written in an easy style on stochastic processes to be able to understand readily reliability theory’.

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Chapter 1 is devoted to "Renewal Processes," under which classical renewal theory is. from book Stochastic Models in Reliability and Maintenance (pp) Stochastic Orders in Reliability Theory Chapter January with 29 Reads.

The book deals with the set-theoretic approach to reliability theory and the central concepts of set theory to the phenomena. It also presents methods of finding estimates for reliability parameters based on observations and methods of testing reliability Edition: 1.

The application of Stochastic Methods in Reliability Theory book processes to the theory of economic development, stochastic control theory, and various aspects of stochastic programming is discussed. Comprised of four chapters, this book begins with a short survey of the stochastic view in economics, followed by a discussion on discrete and continuous stochastic models of.

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The authors explore analysis of the theory of Sub-Gaussian (including Gaussian one) and Square Gaussian random variables and processes and Cox processes. Stochastic Orders in Reliability and Risk Management is composed of 19 contributions on the theory of stochastic orders, stochastic comparison of order statistics, stochastic orders in reliability and risk analysis, and applications.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get stochastic models in queueing theory book now. This site is like a library, Use. Stochastic Modeling for Reliability fills this gap and presents the basics and further developments of reliability theory for heterogeneous populations.

Specifically, the authors consider burn-in as a method of elimination of ‘weak’ items from heterogeneous populations. If you go through this book as a first-year grad student, you will understand lots of material and be prepared for many things." (Richard Sowers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) "(This book makes) theoretical tools developed in the stochastic analysis/probability community available to a significant community of applied mathematicians.

Over the last 50 years, the theory and the methods of reliability analysis have developed significantly. Therefore, it is very important to the reliability specialist to be informed of each reliability measure. This book will provide historical developments, current advancements, applications, numer.

A broad range of mathematical methods, chief among which are probability theory and mathematical statistics, are used in reliability theory. This is because the events represented by the qualitative and quantitative reliability indices (failure, time before failure, repair time, renewal cost, etc.) are random.

Statistical Models and Methods for Reliability and Survival Analysis brings together contributions by specialists in statistical theory as they discuss their applications providing up-to-date developments in methods used in survival analysis, statistical goodness of.

This book focuses mainly on how to apply the results of reliability theory to practical models. Theoretical results of coherent, inspection, and damage systems are summarized methodically, using the techniques of stochastic processes.

There exist optimization problems in computer and management sciences and engineering. Description: This book offers a systematic and comprehensive exposition of the quantum stochastic methods that have been developed in the field of quantum optics.

It includes new treatments of photodetection, quantum amplifier theory, non-Markovian quantum stochastic processes, quantum input--output theory, and positive P-representations. Where appropriate examples illustrate the theory, problems to solve appear instructive; applications are presented with relevance to engineering practice.

The book, emanating from a university course, includes research and development in the field of computational stochastic analysis and optimization. In probability theory and related fields, a stochastic or random process is a mathematical object usually defined as a family of random ically, the random variables were associated with or indexed by a set of numbers, usually viewed as points in time, giving the interpretation of a stochastic process representing numerical values of some system randomly changing over time, such.Initially developed to meet practical needs, reliability theory has become an applied mathematical discipline that permits a priori evaluations of various reliability indices at the design stages.

These evaluations help engineers choose an optimal system structure, improve methods of maintenance, and estimate the reliability on the basis of.Stochastic models in reliability Terje Aven, Uwe Jensen The aim of the present book is to give a comprehensive up-to-date presentation of some of the classical areas of reliability, based on a more advanced probabilistic framework using the modern theory of stochastic processes.