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Uncertainty in Reliability Evaluation: A Framework and Practical Case Studies

  title={Uncertainty in Reliability Evaluation: A Framework and Practical Case Studies},
  author={Poom Kongniratsaikul},
In modern society, human became dependent on sophisticated engineering systems. During the recent years, the major man-made disasters triggered more concerns on reliability and dependability of these systems. More public attention is paid to the presence of uncertainty and risk regarding reliability of engineering systems. This dissertation focuses on the identification of uncertainty and its effects, and on the determination of a framework of reliability evaluation under the presence of… Expand


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  • C. Singh
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Apparatus and Systems
  • 1981
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