Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Joint reliability-importance of components

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Armstrong, M.J. ; Fac. of Commerce, British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada

Hong & Lie (1993) defined joint reliability importance (JRI) as a measure of how two components in a system interact in contributing to system reliability. Their definition and theorems regarding JRI were limited to statistically independent component states. This paper removes the statistical independence restriction by showing that similar results hold in the more general case where component failures can be statistically dependent; however, the calculation of actual values becomes more difficult, because covariance terms can appear in the JRI formula. Despite this, the essential determination and interpretation of the signs of the JRI remain unchanged. Thus analysts who wish to use JRI (e.g., as a design heuristic) can do so in working with real systems where statistical independence is not valid. It is further shown that JRI is always nonzero for some classes of systems

Published in:

Reliability, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:44 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

Sep 1995

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.