1st Edition

Reliability Engineering
Methods and Applications




ISBN 9781138593855
Published October 25, 2019 by CRC Press
442 Pages 93 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preventive Maintenance Modeling: State of the Art

Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska

Chapter 2 Inspection Maintenance Modeling for Technical Systems:

An Overview

Sylwia Werbińska-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

Structures

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

Systems

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

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Biography

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).