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Parallel Systems

  1. Minjae Park,
  2. Hoang Pham

Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0640

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

How to Cite

Park, M. and Pham, H. 2011. Parallel Systems. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .

Author Information

  1. Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

Abstract

This paper presents a cost analysis of parallel systems based on the altered quasi-renewal process with random parameter and a mixed quasi-renewal process considering replacements and repairs. A numerical example is discussed to demonstrate the applicability of the proposed cost models.

Keywords:

  • warranty cost;
  • quasi-renewal process;
  • coefficient of variation;
  • warranty period;
  • parallel system