Systems Reliability Assessment : Proceedings of the Ispra Course held at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Navales, Madrid, Spain, September 19–23, 1988 in collaboration with Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

This book presents models and methods for systems reliability assessment, human reliability analysis and uncertainty management. It includes fourteen contributions which are grouped into three sections. Section 1 deals with basic reliability methods and applications. The papers by Saiz de Bustamante...

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Other Authors: Colombo, A.G. (Editor), Saiz de Bustamante, Amalio (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1990, 1990
Edition:1st ed. 1990
Series:Ispra Courses
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Section 1 — Basic Reliability Methods and Applications
  • Stochastic processes, Markov chains and systems availability
  • The Monte Carlo method
  • Availability: A practical approach on aerospace industry
  • Reliability in nuclear power plant operations
  • Section 2 — Advances on Systems Reliability Techniques
  • Advances on fault tree and event tree techniques
  • Systems modelling with Petri nets
  • Failure delay systems reliability modelling
  • The Dylam approach to systems safety analysis
  • Dylam-Treta. An approach to protection systems software analysis
  • Section 3 — Human Reliability and Uncertainty Analysis
  • Human Reliability models
  • Fixation errors: Failures to revise situation assessment in dynamic and risky systems
  • Theories of mechanical reasoning under uncertainty
  • Reliability parameter estimation by combination of data from various sources
  • Uncertainty modelling in systems reliability analysis