Reliability Analysis Method Using Dynamic Reliability Block Diagram Based on DEVS Formalism

  • Sol Ha
  • Namkug Ku
  • Myung-Il Roh
  • Ju-Hwan Cha
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 402)


This paper adopted the system configuration to assess the reliability of a target system instead of making a fault tree (FT), which is a traditional method to analyze reliability of a certain system; this is the reliability block diagram (RBD) method. The RBD method is a graphical presentation of a system diagram connecting the subsystems of components according to their functions or reliability relationships. The equipment model for the reliability simulation is modeled based on the discrete event system specification (DEVS) formalism.


Reliability analysis dynamic reliability block diagram DEVS(Discrete Event System Specification) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sol Ha
    • 1
  • Namkug Ku
    • 1
  • Myung-Il Roh
    • 2
  • Ju-Hwan Cha
    • 3
  1. 1.Engineering Research InstituteSeoul National UniversitySeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean EngineeringSeoul National UniversitySeoulSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of Ocean EngineeringMokpo National UniversityMuan-gunSouth Korea

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