Methods for component reliability analysis

Larry W. Mays*, Yeou-Koung Tung, M. John Cullinane

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This chapter introduces the title subject with discussions of probability and reliability concepts. It then goes on to discuss time to failure analysis, availability and unavailability concepts, example calculations, and others.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1
Subtitle of host publicationState-of-the-Art
Number of pages27
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1989

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    Mays, L. W., Tung, Y-K., & Cullinane, M. J. (1989). Methods for component reliability analysis. In Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art (pp. 163-189)