Advances in System Reliability Engineering

Advances in System Reliability Engineering

1st Edition - November 24, 2018

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  • 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

Prof. Mangey Ram received his Ph.D. in Mathematics (major) and Computer Science (minor) from the G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. He has been a faculty member for ca. 13 years and has taught several core courses in pure and applied mathematics at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. He is currently a Research Professor at Graphic Era (deemed to be University), Dehradun, India and a Visiting Professor at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Saint Petersburg, Russia. He is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering, and Management Sciences; Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies; Journal of Graphic Era University; Series Editor of six book series with Elsevier, CRC Press-A Taylor and Frances Group, Walter De Gruyter Publisher Germany, River Publisher and Guest Editor and Associate Editor for various journals. His fields of research are reliability theory and applied mathematics. Prof. Ram is a Senior Member of the IEEE, Senior Life Member of the Operational Research Society of India, the Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management in India, the Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics. He is a member of the organizing committee of several international and national conferences, seminars, and workshops. He was conferred the “Young Scientist Award” by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehradun, in 2009, and given the “Best Faculty Award” in 2011; “Research Excellence Award” in 2015; and “Outstanding Researcher Award” in 2018 for his significant contributions in academics and research at Graphic Era (deemed to be University), Dehradun, India. Most recently, he received the "Excellence in Research of the Year-2021 Award” from the Honourable Chief Minister of the Uttarakhand State, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Paulo Davim

J. Paulo Davim is a Full Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is also distinguished as an honorary professor in several universities/colleges in China, India and Spain. The Portuguese Institution of Engineers conferred him with the title of Senior Chartered Engineer and has an MBA. He was also awarded a Eur Ing title by FEANI-Brussels and is a Fellow (FIET) of IET-London. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing, materials, mechanical and industrial engineering, with special emphasis in machining and tribology. He has worked as an evaluator of projects for the European Research Council (ERC) and other international research agencies as well as an examiner of Ph.D. theses for many universities in different countries. He is the editor-in-chief of several international journals, guest editor of several journals, series editor for Elsevier’s Woodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical Engineering book series, and scientific advisor for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an editorial board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 150 books and as author (and co-author) more than 15 books, 100 book chapters and 500 articles in journals and conferences. He has published more than 280 articles in prestigious journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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