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Title: Measures of component contribution to the failure of phased missions
Authors: Andrews, J.D.
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © Taylor & Francis
Citation: ANDREWS, J.D., 2006. Measures of component contribution to the failure of phased missions. IN: Guedes Soares, C. and Zio, E. (eds). Safety and reliability for managing risk : proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2006), Estoril, Portugal, 18-22 September. London : Taylor & Francis, pp. 1555-1560.
Abstract: This paper develops measures which identify the contribution to system failure when the system operates a phased mission. The measures developed are the equivalent of Birnbaum’s measure of importance and the criticality measure of importance in a conventional analysis. It is assumed that during the mission the system components cannot be repaired. In the determination of the importance measures the contribution to phase failure is considered in two aspects: failure during the phase (phase importance) and failure on transition to a phase (transition importance). Component importance measures indicate the contribution to phase and overall mission unreliability.
Description: This is a conference paper. It was presented at the European Safety and Reliability Conference (2006 : Estoril, Portugal) and the conference proceedings [© Taylor & Francis] are available from: http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3987
ISBN: 0415416205
ISSN: 9780415416207
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)

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