Minimax Inspection Strategies if Expected System Lifetime is Known

  • Frank Beichelt
Part of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences book series (TPCI, volume 8A)


A model for proper scheduling of inspections is considered, if system failures can be detected only by checking.

On condition that the probability distribution of the system lifetime is unknown but the mathematical expectation optimum inspection strategies are constructed with respect to certain cost and availability criterions.


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© ACADEMIA, Publishing House of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Beichelt
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  1. 1.Department of RationalizationVEB Braunkohlenkombinat “Gustav Sobottka”Röblingen am SeeGDR

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