Modeling for Reliability Analysis: Markov Modeling for Reliability, Maintainability, Safety, and Supportability Analyses of Complex Systems / Edition 1by Jan Pukite, Paul Pukite, Dr Paul Pukite
Pub. Date: 06/28/1998
"Markov modeling has long been accepted as a fundamental and powerful technique for the fault tolerance analysis of mission-critical applications. However, the elaborate computations required have often made Markov modeling too time-consuming to be of practical use on these complex systems. With this hands-on tool, designers can use the Markov modeling technique to… See more details below
"Markov modeling has long been accepted as a fundamental and powerful technique for the fault tolerance analysis of mission-critical applications. However, the elaborate computations required have often made Markov modeling too time-consuming to be of practical use on these complex systems. With this hands-on tool, designers can use the Markov modeling technique to analyze safety, reliability, maintainability, and cost-effectiveness factors in the full range of complex systems in use today.
Featuring ground-breaking simulation software and a comprehensive reference manual, MARKOV MODELING FOR RELIABILITY ANALYSIS helps system designers surmount the mathematical computations that have previously prevented effective reliability analysis. The text and software compose a valuable self-study tool that is complete with detailed explanations, examples, and a library of Markov models that can be used for experiments and as derivations for new simulation models. The book details how these analyses are conducted, while providing hands-on instruction on how to develop reliability models for the full range of system configurations.
Computer-Aided Rate Modeling and Simulation (CARMS) software is an integrated modeling tool that includes a diagram-based environment for model setup, a spreadsheet like interface for data entry, an expert system link for automatic model construction, and an interactive graphic interface for displaying simulation results."
- Publication date:
- IEEE Press Series on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.09(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Table of Contents
System Requirements and Design.
Foundations of Probability Theory.
Basic Reliability Concepts.
Basic Reliability Models.
Markov Process Fundamentals.
Hardware Reliability Modeling.
Software Reliability Modeling.
Combined Hardware-Software Reliability Modeling.
Modeling of Large and Complex Systems.
Markov Model Evaluation.
Practical Design of Fault-Tolerant Systems.
CARMS User's Guide.
CARMS Model Library.
Definitions and Acronyms.
About the Authors.
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