The reliability of complex engineering objects is affected not only by the duration of the failure-free service (the continuous lifetime) but also the number of no-failure actuations to switch on the object into operation or switch it off (the discrete lifetime). The aim of this work is to fill this gap in part.
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This work was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project nos. 07-08-00574-a and 10-08-00507-a.
The authors declare they have no conflict of interest.
Translated by O. Lotova
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Sadykhov, G.S., Kudryavtseva, S.S. Theoretical Fundamentals of the Discrete Operational Lifetime. J. Mach. Manuf. Reliab. 49, 206–213 (2020). https://doi.org/10.3103/S1052618820030115
- mean discrete lifetime
- failure rate
- gamma-percentile discrete lifetime
- geometric lifetime distribution law.