Advances in System Reliability Engineering

Advances in System Reliability Engineering

1st Edition - November 24, 2018
  • Editors: Mangey Ram, Paulo Davim
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162729
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128159064

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Recent Advances in System Reliability Engineering describes and evaluates the latest tools, techniques, strategies, and methods in this topic for a variety of applications. Special emphasis is put on simulation and modelling technology which is growing in influence in industry, and presents challenges as well as opportunities to reliability and systems engineers. Several manufacturing engineering applications are addressed, making this a particularly valuable reference for readers in that sector.

Key Features

  • Contains comprehensive discussions on state-of-the-art tools, techniques, and strategies from industry
  • Connects the latest academic research to applications in industry including system reliability, safety assessment, and preventive maintenance
  • Gives an in-depth analysis of the benefits and applications of modelling and simulation to reliability


Professionals and researchers in industrial, electrical, electronics, computer, civil, mechanical and systems engineering with an interest in reliability

Table of Contents

  • 1. Delay-Time-Based Maintenance Modeling for Technical Systems - Theory and Practice
    2. Deterministic and Probabilistic Safety Analyses
    3. Reliability-Game Theory
    4. Integrating Reliability Models and Adaptive Algorithms for Wind Power Forecasting
    5. Time-Dependent Analysis of Series-Parallel Multistate Systems Using Structure Function and Markov Processes
    6. Modeling Correlated Counts in Reliability Engineering
    7. Statistical Inference of an Imperfect Repair Model with Uniform Distributed Repair Degrees
    8. Method of Fuzzy Perfectness in Human Reliability Analysis: Selection of Performance Conditions
    9. System Reliability Assessment Through Bayesian Network Modeling
    10. Multistate Multifailures System Analysis With Reworking Strategy and Imperfect Fault Coverage
    11. Software Patch Scheduling Policy Incorporating Functional Safety Standards
    12. Tools and Techniques in Software Reliability Modeling

Product details

  • No. of pages: 318
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: November 24, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162729
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128159064

About the Editors

Mangey Ram

Mangey Ram has taught several courses in pure and applied mathematics at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, India, where he is currently a Research Professor. He is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences, as well as Executive Associate Editor of the Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies. Prof. Ram has published 77 research papers and presented his works at national and international conferences. His research interests are in reliability theory and applied mathematics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, India

Paulo Davim

J. Paulo Davim is a Full Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing, materials, and mechanical engineering. He also has an interest in management, engineering education, and higher education for sustainability. He has worked as an evaluator of projects for the ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as an examiner of PhD thesis for many universities in different countries. In addition, he has edited/co-edited more than 150 books and authored/co-authored more than 15 books, 100 book chapters, and 500 articles for journals and conferences. He is the Series Editor of Elsevier’s 'Woodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical Engineering Series'.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal