On the cost function for periodically inspected standby safety systems

  • Rómulo I. Zequeira
  • Christophe Bérenguer
Conference paper


In this paper we propose a model to find the optimal maintenance and inspection policy for two-component standby safety systems taking into account partial inspections and failure interactions. We consider costs due to inspections, maintenance actions and periods of system unavailability.


Maintenance Action Detectable Failure Cost Rate Optimal Maintenance Underground Space Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rómulo I. Zequeira
    • 1
  • Christophe Bérenguer
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Modélisation et Sûreté de SystèmesUniversité de Technologie de TroyesFrance

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