An introduction to reliability and maintainability engineering solutions

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Many type of books on relicapacity emphasis on either modeling or statistical evaluation and call for a substantial background in probcapacity and statistics. Continuing its tradition of excellence as an introductory message for those with restricted formal education and learning in the subject, this classroom-tested book introduces the essential ideas in probability and statistics within the conmessage of their application to reliability. The Third Edition adds brief discussions of the Anderson-Darling test, the Cox proportionate perils design, the Accelerated Failure Time version, and Monte Carlo simulation.Over 80 new end-of-chapter exercises have actually been included, and services to all odd-numbered exercises. Moreover, Excel workpublications, available for downpack, save students from performing plenty of tedious calculations and allow them to emphasis on relicapacity ideas. Ebeling has actually created a superb message that permits readers to learn how to analyze faitempt, repair information, and also derive proper models for relicapability and also maintainability as well as apply those models to all levels of design.
“I absolutely love this textbook and also I am thankful to and Dr. Ebeling for such a great product.” — Javad Seif, Cal Poly PomonaI have schosen this book for our Relicapacity Engineering class. This is an awesome text for junior/senior design students. There are many exercises and thorough derivation of equations. Very superior.” — Junfeng Ma, Mississippi State College “I have actually provided Ebeling’s message given that the initially edition was publimelted. It is a good book at the appropriate level for my undergraduate students.” — Noel Artiles-León, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez“I love the book. It has actually an extremely organized design via excellent coverage of a full array of topics. The level of rigor is perfect for designers that execute not frequently desire to get buried by complicated mathematical derivations.” — John S. Usher, University of Louisville“It is well composed with the best mix of concept and application in a language understandable to the intfinished audience.” — Kalikathan Krishnamoorthi, Bradley University"An great textbook through fantastic accompanying instructor sources (presentation slides and options manual). Highly recommended. Attrenergetic pricing." — Randal Sitton, College of Houston"Absolutely excellent book. The ideal there is for an initial thorough course on R & M." — Kenneth Case, Oklahoma State University"Eextremely student of relicapacity and also eexceptionally relicapacity improvement skilled have to have actually this book at their fingertips. It is plainly created and focuses not just on the ideas of relicapability but likewise on their application. The Excel templates offered through the book significantly assist in the finding out process by doing the tedious computations." — Paul J. Fields, Brigham Young University"This is an outstanding message on the fundamentals of reliability and also maintainability. The text is well arranged and also readable. The difficulties are correct in regards to amount and also difficulty." — Stanley Bullington, Mississippi State University
1. IntroductionThe Study of Reliability and Maintaincapacity / Concepts, Terms, and also Definitions / Applications / A Brief History / Reliability Engineering as a ProfessionPart I: BASIC RELIABILITY MODELS2. The Failure DistributionThe Relicapacity Function / Average Time to Failure / Hazard Rate Function / Bathtub Curve / Conditional Relicapability / Summary3. Constant Failure Rate ModelThe Exponential Reliability Function / Faientice Modes / Applications / The Two-Parameter Exponential Distribution / Poiskid Processes / Redundancy and the CFR Model4. Time-Dependent Failure ModelsThe Weibull Distribution / The Typical Distribution / The Lognormal Distribution / The Gamma Distribution5. Relicapability of SystemsSerial Configuration / Parallel Configuration / Incorporated Series-Parallel Solution / System Structure Function, Minimal Cuts, and also Minimal Paths (Optional) / Common-Mode Failures / Three-State Devices6. State-Dependent SystemsMarkov Analysis / Load-Sharing System / Standby Solution / Degraded Equipment / Three-State Devices / Simulating Dependent Systems7. Physical Relicapability ModelsCovariate Models / Static Models / Dynamic Models / Physics-of-Failure Models8. Deauthorize for ReliabilityRelicapacity Specification and System Measurements / Relicapacity Alarea / Deauthorize Methods / Failure Analysis / System Safety and Fault Tree Analysis9. The Repair ProcessAnalysis of Downtime / The Repair-Time Distribution / Stochastic Point Processes / System Repair Time / Reliability under Preventive Maintenance / State-Dependent Systems with Repair10. Design for MaintainabilityMaintenance Requirements / Deauthorize Methods / Human being Factors and also Ergonomics / Maintaincapacity Prediction and Demonstration11. AvailabilityConcepts and Definitions / Exponential Availability Model / System Availcapacity / Inspection and also Repair Availcapability ModelPart II: THE ANALYSIS OF FAILURE DATA12. Data Collection and Empirical MethodsDocuments Collection / Empirical Methods / Static Life Estimation / Nonparametric Confidence Intervals13. Identifying Faientice and also Repair DistributionsIdentifying Candiday Distributions / Probcapability Plots and Least-Squares Curve-Fitting / Parameter Estimation / Confidence Intervals / Parameter Estimation for Covariate Models14. Statistical TestsChi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test / Bartlett"s Test for the Exponential Distribution / Mann"s Test for the Weibull Distribution / Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test for Normal and also Lognormal Distributions / Anderson-Darling Test / Estimation and also Tests for the Nhpp / On Fitting Distributions15. Relicapacity TestingProduct Testing / Relicapacity Life Testing / Test Times Calculations / Burn-In Testing / Acceptance Testing / Accelerated Life Testing / Reliability Growth TestingPart III: APPLICATION16. Relicapacity Estimation and ApplicationCase 1: Redundancy / Case 2: Burn-In Testing / Case 3: Preventive Maintenance Analysis / Case 4: Relicapability Alplace / Case 5: Reliability Growth Testing / Case 6: Repairable System Analysis / Case 7: Multiply Censored Data / Case 8: Multiple Faiattract Modes / Case 9: Availcapability (Renewal Process) / Case 10: Availcapability (Minimal Repair Process)17. ImplementationObjectives, Functions, and also Processes / The Economics of Relicapacity and also Maintaincapability and also System Design / Organizational Considerations / Data Sources and File Collection Methods / Product Liability, Warranties, and Related Matters / Software Reliability