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An Algorithm For Fault-Tree Construction

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1 Author(s)
Taylor, J.R. ; Risÿ National Laboratory; Electronics Department; DK-4000 Roskilde, DENMARK.

An algorithm for performing certain parts of the fault tree construction process is described. Its input is a flow sheet of the plant, a piping and instrumentation diagram, or a wiring diagram of the circuits, to be analysed, together with a standard library of component functional and failure models. A systematic approach to component model construction is also presented.

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Reliability, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:R-31 ,  Issue: 2 )