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Reliability engineering; probability models and maintenance methods.

0849335981

Reliability engineering; probability models and maintenance methods.

Nachlas, Joel A.

Taylor & Francis

2005

381 pages

$99.95

Hardcover

Mechanical engineering; 189

TA169

Presenting an integrated approach to reliability evaluation and maintenance planning, Nachlas (industrial and systems engineering, Virginia Tech) explains fundamental concepts of reliability theory, basic models, and various methods of analysis. Both parametric and nonparametric methods are presented. All models are placed in context, and the author demonstrates the mathematical principles and trade-offs between accuracy and expedience. Chapter examples, problems, and exercises are included, as well as appendices on numerical computation. The book is intended to support an introductory course or a sequence of courses in reliability theory and preventive maintenance planning.

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