2. Failure Models

  1. Marvin Rausand and
  2. Arnljot Høyland

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316900.ch2

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) Failure Models, in System Reliability Theory: Models, Statistical Methods, and Applications, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316900.ch2

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:

  • failure rate function;
  • quantitative measures;
  • mean time to failure;
  • reliability;
  • mean residual life

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • State Variable

  • Time to Failure

  • Reliability Function

  • Failure Rate Function

  • Mean Time to Failure

  • Mean Residual Life

  • The Binomial and Geometric Distributions

  • The Exponential Distribution

  • The Homogeneous Poisson Process

  • The Gamma Distribution

  • The Weibull Distribution

  • The Normal Distribution

  • The Lognormal Distribution

  • The Birnbaum-Saunders Distribution

  • The Inverse Gaussian Distribution

  • The Extreme Value Distributions

  • Stressor-Dependent Modeling

  • Some Families of Distributions

  • Summary of Failure Models

  • Problems