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

Strategic reliability analysis

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)
Bertini, G.J. ; UTILX Corp., Kent, WA, USA

Power utilities are faced with over 600000 kilometers of pre-1980 vintage solid-dielectric underground cables. Most of these cables do not meet the reliability standards required of a 21st century economy and would cost $30 billion dollars to replace. A cost effective tool referred to as "SRA" (strategic reliability analysis) is described which allows the mining of the utility's own data to definitively answer the critical strategic questions: (1) What are the required capital expenditures and where do those expenditures need to be targeted to drive reliability to an acceptable value? (2) What are the costs associated with reliability enhancement options per unit of reliability? (3) How do these values compare to my peers? SRA demonstrates the trade-offs between cost and reliability and provides a tactical plan to prioritize the circuits where problems are most likely to occur and where the impact of the expenditure is maximized based on a rigorous economic model

Published in:

Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, 2001 IEEE/PES  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

2001

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.