1st Edition

Reliability Engineering Methods and Applications

Edited By Mangey Ram Copyright 2020
    460 Pages 93 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    458 Pages 93 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Over the last 50 years, the theory and the methods of reliability analysis have developed significantly. Therefore, it is very important to the reliability specialist to be informed of each reliability measure. This book will provide historical developments, current advancements, applications, numerous examples, and many case studies to bring the reader up-to-date with the advancements in this area.

    It covers reliability engineering in different branches, includes applications to reliability engineering practice, provides numerous examples to illustrate the theoretical results, and offers case studies along with real-world examples.

    This book is useful to engineering students, research scientist, and practitioners working in the field of reliability.

    Chapter 1 Preventive Maintenance Modeling: State of the Art

    Sylwia Werbinska-Wojciechowska

    Chapter 2 Inspection Maintenance Modeling for Technical Systems:

    An Overview

    Sylwia Werbinska-Wojciechowska

    Chapter 3 Application of Stochastic Processes in Degradation Modeling:

    An Overview

    Shah Limon, Ameneh Forouzandeh Shahraki,

    and Om Prakash Yadav

    Chapter 4 Building a Semi-automatic Design for Reliability Survey with

    Semantic Pattern Recognition

    Christian Spreafico and Davide Russo

    Chapter 5 Markov Chains and Stochastic Petri Nets for Availability and

    Reliability Modeling

    Paulo Romero Martins Maciel, Jamilson Ramalho Dantas,

    and Rubens de Souza Matos Júnior

    Chapter 6 An Overview of Fault Tree Analysis and Its Application in Dual

    Purposed Cask Reliability in an Accident Scenario

    Maritza Rodriguez Gual, Rogerio Pimenta Morão, Luiz

    Leite da Silva, Edson Ribeiro, Claudio Cunha Lopes,

    and Vagner de Oliveira

    Chapter 7 An Overview on Failure Rates in Maintenance Policies

    Xufeng Zhao and Toshio Nakagawa

    Chapter 8 Accelerated Life Tests with Competing Failure Modes:

    An Overview

    Kanchan Jain and Preeti Wanti Srivastava

    Chapter 9 European Reliability Standards

    Miguel Angel Navas, Carlos Sancho, and Jose Carpio

    Chapter 10 Time-Variant Reliability Analysis Methods for Dynamic


    Zhonglai Wang and Shui Yu

    Chapter 11 Latent Variable Models in Reliability

    Laurent Bordes

    Chapter 12 Expanded Failure Modes and Effects Analysis: A Different

    Approach for System Reliability Assessment

    Perdomo Ojeda Manuel, Rivero Oliva Jesús, and Salomón

    Llanes Jesús

    Chapter 13 Reliability Assessment and Probabilistic Data Analysis of

    Vehicle Components and Systems

    Zhigang Wei

    Chapter 14 Maintenance Policy Analysis of a Marine Power Generating

    Multi-state System

    Thomas Markopoulos and Agapios N. Platis

    Chapter 15 Vulnerability Discovery and Patch Modeling: State of the Art

    Avinash K. Shrivastava, P. K. Kapur, and Misbah Anjum

    Chapter 16 Signature Reliability Evaluations: An Overview of Different


    Akshay Kumar, Mangey Ram, and S. B. Singh


    Dr. Mangey Ram received the Ph.D. degree major in Mathematics and minor in Computer Science from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. He has been a Faculty Member for around ten years and has taught several core courses in pure and applied mathematics at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. He is currently a Professor at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, India. Before joining the Graphic Era, he was a Deputy Manager (Probationary Officer) with Syndicate Bank for a short period. He is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences and the Guest Editor & Member of the editorial board of various journals. He is a regular Reviewer for international journals, including IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, John Wiley, Taylor & Francis and many other publishers. He has published 150 plus research publications in IEEE, Taylor & Francis, Springer, Elsevier, Emerald, World Scientific and many other national and international journals of repute and also presented his works at national and international conferences. His fields of research are reliability theory and applied mathematics. Dr. Ram is a Senior Member of the IEEE, life member of Operational Research Society of India, Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management in India, Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, member of International Association of Engineers in Hong Kong, and Emerald Literati Network in the U.K. He has been a member of the organizing committee of a number of international and national conferences, seminars, and workshops. He has been conferred with "Young Scientist Award" by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehradun, in 2009. He has been awarded the "Best Faculty Award" in 2011; "Research Excellence Award" in 2015; and recently "Outstanding Researcher Award" in 2018 for his significant contribution in academics and research at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University, Dehradun, India).