Reliability, Maintainability and Risk 8e: Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability Centred Maintenance and Safety-Related Systems / Edition 8by David J. Smith
Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers, Eighth Edition, discusses tools and techniques for reliable and safe engineering, and for optimizing maintenance strategies. It emphasizes the importance of using reliability techniques to identify and eliminate potential failures early in the design cycle. The focus is on techniques known… See more details below
Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers, Eighth Edition, discusses tools and techniques for reliable and safe engineering, and for optimizing maintenance strategies. It emphasizes the importance of using reliability techniques to identify and eliminate potential failures early in the design cycle. The focus is on techniques known as RAMS (reliability, availability, maintainability, and safety-integrity).
The book is organized into five parts. Part 1 on reliability parameters and costs traces the history of reliability and safety technology and presents a cost-effective approach to quality, reliability, and safety. Part 2 deals with the interpretation of failure rates, while Part 3 focuses on the prediction of reliability and risk. Part 4 discusses design and assurance techniques; review and testing techniques; reliability growth modeling; field data collection and feedback; predicting and demonstrating repair times; quantified reliability maintenance; and systematic failures. Part 5 deals with legal, management and safety issues, such as project management, product liability, and safety legislation.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Understand risk of hazardous failure Chapter 2 Understanding terms and jargon Chapter 3 A cost-effective approach to quality, reliability and safety. Chapter 4 Realistic failure rates and prediction confidence. Chapter 5 Interpreting data and demonstrating reliability Chapter 6 Variable failure rates and probability plotting Chapter 7 Essential reliability theory Chapter 8 Methods of modelling Chapter 9 Quantifying the reliability models Chapter 10 QRA Chapter 11 Design and assurance techniques Chapter 12 Design review and test Chapter 13 Field data collection and feedback Chapter 14 Factors influencing down time Chapter 15 Predicting and demonstrating repair times Chapter 16 QRCM Chapter 17 Safety Critical System Software quality/reliability Chapter 18 Integrity of safety critical systems: IEC 61508 (2010) Chapter 19 Project management Chapter 20 Contract clauses Chapter 21 Product liability and safety legislation Chapter 22 Major incident legislation Chapter 23 Integrity of safety-related systems Chapter 24 Case Studies
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