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Warranty Cost Analysis

1st Edition

Edited by Wallace Blischke

CRC Press

744 pages

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Hardback: 9780824789114
pub: 1993-09-17
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Considers cost and optimization problems from the manufacturer's and the buyer's points of view. The work discusses a variety of warranty policies and the mathematical models for the analysis of related engineering and management issues. All standard consumer product warranties are covered.

Table of Contents

An Overview Warranty Policy and Modeling Issues Stochastic Processes for Warranty Modeling Analysis of the Basic Free-Replacement Warranty Analysis of the Basic Pro-Rata Warranty Complex One-Dimensional Warranties Reliability Improvement Warranties Two-Dimensional Warranty Policies Warranty Servicing Warranty and Engineering The Simulation Approach to Warranty Analysis Statistical Estimation of Warranty Costs Case Studies A Comprehensive Framework for the Study of Warranty Symbols and Notations Appendix A: Basic Results from Probability Theory Appendix B: Proofs of Results in Chapter 3 Appendix C: Calculation of Renewal Functions Index for Policies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Customer Relations
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Sales & Selling
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)