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Closed-form expressions for distribution of sum of exponential random variables
In many systems which are composed of components with exponentially distributed lifetimes, the system failure time can be expressed as a sum of exponentially distributed random variables. A previousExpand
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A separable method for incorporating imperfect fault-coverage into combinatorial models
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This paper presents a new method for incorporating imperfect FC (fault coverage) into a combinatorial model. Expand
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A new approach to solve dynamic fault trees
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The traditional static fault trees with AND, OR and voting gates cannot capture the dynamic behavior of system failure mechanisms such as sequence-dependent events, spares and dynamic redundancy management and priorities of failure events. Expand
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Optimal reliability of systems subject to imperfect fault-coverage
This paper maximizes the reliability of systems subjected to imperfect fault-coverage. The results include the effect of common-cause failures and 'maximum allowable spare limit'. The generalizedExpand
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Computing system failure frequencies and reliability importance measures using OBDD
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We propose an efficient approach based on OBDD to evaluate the reliability of a nonrepairable system and the availability of a repairable system with imperfect fault-coverage. Expand
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A practical method for reliability analysis of phased-mission systems
  • S. Amari
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings - Annual Reliability and…
  • 21 April 2011
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The proposed method provides a simple, efficient, and accurate reliability analysis of practical and large-scale phased-mission systems. Expand
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Reliability of k-out-of-n systems with phased-mission requirements and imperfect fault coverage
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An efficient method is proposed for the exact reliability evaluation of k-out-of-n systems with identical components subject to phased-mission requirements and imperfect fault coverage. Expand
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Efficient analysis of multi-state k-out-of-n systems
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This paper proposes a new analytical method based on multi-valued decision diagrams (MDDs) for the reliability analysis of such multi-state k-out-of-n systems. Expand
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A Multiple-Valued Decision Diagram Based Method for Efficient Reliability Analysis of Non-Repairable Phased-Mission Systems
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This paper proposes a new method based on multiple-valued decision diagrams (MDDs) for the reliability analysis of a non-repairable binary-state PMS. Expand
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Reliability of Phased-mission Systems
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A state-of-the-art review of various analytical modeling techniques for reliability analysis of phased-mission systems (PMS). Expand
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