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Reliability Modelling of Complex Systems

  • Krzysztof Kołowrocki
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Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)

Abstract

Many technical systems belong to the class of complex systems as a result of the large number of components they are built of and their complicated operating processes. As a rule these are series systems composed of large number of components. Sometimes the series systems have either components or subsystems reserved and then they become parallel–series or series–parallel reliability structures. We meet large series systems, for instance, in piping transportation of water, gas, oil and various chemical substances. Large systems of these kinds are also used in electrical energy distribution.

Keywords

Parallel System Series System Reliability Structure Reliability Function Asymptotic Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Maritime UniversityGdyniaPoland

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