Reliability, Maintainability and Risk - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780750666947, 9780080458939

Reliability, Maintainability and Risk

7th Edition

Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability Centred Maintenance and Safety-Related Systems

Authors: David Smith
Print ISBN: 9780750666947
eBook ISBN: 9780080458939
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 20th April 2005
Page Count: 368
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For over 30 years, Reliability, Maintainability and Risk has been recognised as a leading text for reliability and maintenance professionals. Now in its seventh edition, the book has been updated to remain the first choice for professional engineers and students. The seventh edition incorporates new material on important topics including software failure, the latest safety legislation and standards, product liability, integrity of safety-related systems, as well as delivering an up-to-date review of the latest approaches to reliability modelling, including cutsec ranking. It is also supported by new detailed case studies on reliability and risk in practice.


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About the Author

David Smith

Dr David J Smith is the Proprietor of Technis Consultancy. He has written numerous books on Reliability and Safety over the last 35 years. His FARADIP database has become widely used, and his other software packages are also used throughout the profession. His PhD thesis was on the subject of reliability prediction and common cause failure. He contributed to the first drafting of IEC 61508 and chairs the IGEM panel which produces SR/15 (the gas industry safety related guidance). David is past President of the Safety and Reliability Society.

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Consultant, Technis, Tonbridge, UK