Reliability Engineering

Theory and Practice

  • Alessandro Birolini

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
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  15. Back Matter
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About this book


This book presents the state-of-the-art of reliability engineering, both in theory and in practice. It is based on over 25 years of industrial and academic experience of the author in this field. The book gives answers to the questions how to build in, predict, evaluate, and demonstrate reliability, maintainability, availability, and how to specify and realize reliability targets. To name just a few of the useful and new information, it provides design guidelines for reliability, maintainability, and software quality, as well as checklists for design reviews. Aspects of safety and risk management as well as trends in quality management systems (ISO 9001-2000) are outlined. Many results are presented in tables and graphs. More than 100 practice oriented examples illustrate methods and tools.


Standard Zuverlässigkeit control design maintainability mathematical statistics production quality quality control reliability risk management safety tables

Authors and affiliations

  • Alessandro Birolini
    • 1
  1. 1.ETH ZurichLuganoSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-03794-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-03792-8
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