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Title: Improved efficiency in the analysis of phased mission systems with multiple failure mode components
Authors: Reed, Sean
Andrews, J.D.
Dunnett, Sarah J.
Keywords: Multiple failure mode component
Non-repairable system
Phased mission system
Binary decision diagram
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: REED, S., ANDREWS, J.D. and DUNNETT, S.J., 2011. Improved efficiency in the analysis of phased mission systems with multiple failure mode components. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 60 (1), pp.70-79.
Abstract: Systems often operate in phased missions where their reliability structure varies over a set of consecutive time periods, known as phases. The reliability of a phased mission is defined as the probability that all phases in the mission are completed without failure. While the Binary Decision Diagram (BDD) method has been shown to be the most efficient solution for measuring the reliability of phased missions with non-repairable components with mutually exclusive failure modes, the existing BDD based methods are still unable to analyze large systems without considerable computational expense. This paper introduces a new BDD based method that is shown to provide improved efficiency and accuracy in the repeat analysis of this type of phased mission.
Description: This article is closed access.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/TR.2011.2104995
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11258
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TR.2011.2104995
ISSN: 0018-9529
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)

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