4. Reliability of Multiple-Component Systems

  1. John C. Lee and
  2. Norman J. McCormick

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch4

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

How to Cite

Lee, J. C. and McCormick, N. J. (2011) Reliability of Multiple-Component Systems, in Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470907566

Online ISBN: 9781118043462

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Keywords:

  • independent components;
  • redundant components;
  • standby components;
  • decomposition analysis;
  • cut set analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Series and Active-Parallel Systems

  • Systems with Standby Components

  • Decomposition Analysis

  • Signal Flow Graph Analysis

  • Cut Set Analysis