1. Introduction

  1. Marvin Rausand and
  2. Arnljot Høyland

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316900.ch1

System Reliability Theory: Models, Statistical Methods, and Applications, Second Edition

System Reliability Theory: Models, Statistical Methods, and Applications, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rausand, M. and Høyland, A. (1994) Introduction, in System Reliability Theory: Models, Statistical Methods, and Applications, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316900.ch1

Author Information

  1. École des Mines de Nantes Departement Productique et Automatique Nantes Cedex 3 France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471593973

Online ISBN: 9780470316900

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Keywords:

  • reliability;
  • operational safety;
  • World War II;
  • Germany;
  • statistical methods

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • A Brief History

  • Different Approaches to Reliability Analysis

  • Scope of the Text

  • Basic Concepts

  • Application Areas

  • Models and Uncertainties

  • Standards and Guidelines