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Probabilistic Reliability Engineering / Edition 1

Probabilistic Reliability Engineering / Edition 1

by Boris Gnedenko, Igor A. Ushakov


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ISBN-13: 9780471305026
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/08/1995
Pages: 517
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

BORIS V. GNEDENKO is Chairman of the Department of ProbabilityTheory at Moscow University. Dr. Gnedenko, who received much of hismathematical training under Andrei Kolmogorov, is known for hisoutstanding contributions to the theory of limit distributions ofordered statistics, and limit theorems on the summation of randomvariables. For the last thirty years he has headed the ConsultingCenter on Reliability and Quality Control in Moscow, which he alsofounded. Dr. Gnedenko is the author of numerous papers and books onprobability theory, reliability theory, and queuing theory.

IGOR A. USHAKOV, DSc, is the chief scientist at SOTAS, Inc. He is amember of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a DistinguishedVisiting Professor of Operations Research at George WashingtonUniversity. He has served on the editorial boards of numerousjournals, including Management Sciences, European Journal onOperations Research, and Kubernetes. Dr. Ushakov has publishedhundreds of papers and more than twenty books on operationsresearch and reliability theory, including Handbook of ReliabilityEngineering, published by Wiley in 1994.

Table of Contents


Reliability Indexes.

Unrepairable Systems.

Load-Strength Reliability Models.

Distributions with Monotone Intensity Functions.

Repairable Systems.

Repairable Duplicated Systems.

Analysis of Performance Effectiveness.

Two-Pole Networks.

Optimal Redundancy.

Optimal Technical Diagnosis.

Additional Optimization Problems in Reliability Theory.

Heuristic Methods in Reliability.


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