Renewal Processes

  • Toshio Nakagawa
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


A renewal process in this chapter is the most fundamental process, and a renewal theory is an important theory in stochastic processes. Many basic stochastic systems form renewal processes essentially. Renewal processes are the largest and most crucial chapter in stochastic processes for studying reliability theory because learning a reliability theory is learning a renewal theory:


Renewal Process Preventive Maintenance Interarrival Time Replacement Cost Plan Replacement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationAichi Institute of TechnologyToyotaJapan

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