A study of postponed replacement in a delay time model

@article{Berrade2017ASO,
  title={A study of postponed replacement in a delay time model},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Dolores Berrade and Philip A. Scarf and Cristiano A. V. Cavalcante},
  journal={Rel. Eng. & Sys. Safety},
  year={2017},
  volume={168},
  pages={70-79}
}
We develop a delay time model for a one component system with postponed replacement to analyze situations in which maintenance might not be executed immediately upon discovery of a defect in the system. Reasons for postponement are numerous: to avoid production disruption or unnecessary or ineffective replacement; to prepare for replacement; to extend… CONTINUE READING