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An annotated overview of system-reliability optimization
This paper provides: an overview of the methods that have been developed since 1977 for solving various reliability optimization problems; applications of these methods to various types of designExpand
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Remaining Useful Life Estimation Based on a Nonlinear Diffusion Degradation Process
Remaining useful life estimation is central to the prognostics and health management of systems, particularly for safety-critical systems, and systems that are very expensive. We present a non-linearExpand
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Importance Measures in Reliability, Risk, and Optimization: Principles and Applications
This unique treatment systematically interprets a spectrum of importance measures to provide a comprehensive overview of their applications in the areas of reliability, network, risk, mathematicalExpand
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Recent Advances in Optimal Reliability Allocation
  • W. Kuo, R. Wan
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and…
  • 2007
Reliability has become a greater concern in recent years, because high-tech industrial processes with ever increasing levels of sophistication comprise most engineering systems today. To keep paceExpand
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Reliability optimization of coherent systems
  • V. Prasad, W. Kuo
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • IEEE Trans. Reliab.
  • 1 September 2000
This paper presents a search method based on lexicographic order, and an upper bound on the objective function, for solving redundancy allocation problems in coherent systems. Such problems generallyExpand
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Reliability redundancy allocation: An improved realization for nonconvex nonlinear programming problems
The redundancy allocation problem, which seeks to find the optimal allocation of redundancy that maximizes system reliability, is one of the representative problems in reliability optimization. TheExpand
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Optimization Techniques for System Reliability with RedundancyߞA Review
This paper is a state-of-art review of the literature related to optimal system reliability with redundancy. The literature is classified as follows. Optimal system reliability models with redundancyExpand
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Degradation models and implied lifetime distributions
In experiments where failure times are sparse, degradation analysis is useful for the analysis of failure time distributions in reliability studies. This research investigates the link between aExpand
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Reliability, Yield, And Stress Burn-In
An indirectly heated autoclave for building blocks has a heating tank containing coils which are used for the indirect heating of water in the heating tank when the indirect heating capacity is notExpand
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Reliability Importance and Invariant Optimal Allocation
The reliability importance of a component is a partial derivative of the system reliability with respect to this component reliability. When all components are i.i.d., the reliability importance isExpand
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