10. Multistate Systems

  1. Igor Ushakov

Published Online: 7 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118370742.ch10

Probabilistic Reliability Models

Probabilistic Reliability Models

How to Cite

Ushakov, I. (2012) Multistate Systems, in Probabilistic Reliability Models, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118370742.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118341834

Online ISBN: 9781118370742

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Keywords:

  • multistate systems;
  • UGF and reliability problems;
  • multistate series system of piping runs;
  • series connection of resistors and units' resistances;
  • UGF for other multidimensional “generalized convolutions”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preliminary Notes

  • Generating Function

  • Universal Generating Function

  • Multistate Series System

  • Multistate Parallel System

  • Reducible Systems

  • Conclusion

  • Brief Historical Overview and Related Sources