Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability Centred Maintenance and Safety-Related Systems / Edition 7

Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability Centred Maintenance and Safety-Related Systems / Edition 7

by David J. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750666943

ISBN-13: 9780750666947

Pub. Date: 06/09/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Science

For over 30 years, Reliability, Maintainability and Risk has been recognised as a leading text for reliability and maintenance professionals. Now in its seventh edition, the book has been updated to remain the first choice for professional engineers and students. The seventh edition incorporates new material on important topics including software failure,

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Overview

For over 30 years, Reliability, Maintainability and Risk has been recognised as a leading text for reliability and maintenance professionals. Now in its seventh edition, the book has been updated to remain the first choice for professional engineers and students. The seventh edition incorporates new material on important topics including software failure, the latest safety legislation and standards, product liability, integrity of safety-related systems, as well as delivering an up-to-date review of the latest approaches to reliability modelling, including cutsec ranking. It is also supported by new detailed case studies on reliability and risk in practice.

• The leading reliability reference for over 30 years
• Covers all key aspects of reliability and maintenance management in an accessible way with minimal mathematics - ideal for hands-on applications
• Four new chapters covering software failure, safety legislation, safety systems and new case studies on reliability and risk in practice

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750666947
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/09/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

The history of reliability & safety technology; Understanding terms & jargon; A cost-effective approach to quality, reliability & safety; Realistic failure rates & prediction confidence; Interpreting data & demonstrating reliability; Variable failure rates & probability plotting; Essential reliability theory; Methods of modelling (New chapter); Quantifying the reliability models (New chapter); QRA; Design & assurance techniques; Design review & test; Field data collection & feedback; Factors influencing down time; Predicting & demonstrating repair times; QRCM; Software quality/reliability; Project management; Contract clauses; Product liability & safety legislation; Major incident legislation; Integrity of safety-related systems; Case Studies; Appendices

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