Reliability analysis of systems

Yeou-Koung Tung*, Larry W. Mays, M. John Cullinane

*Corresponding author for this work

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Most systems are composed of several subsystems. The reliability of a system depends on how the components are interconnected. Several methods for computing system reliability are presented in this chapter. Subjects covered include series systems, chain series systems, parallel systems, complex systems, fault tree analysis, and others.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1
Subtitle of host publicationState-of-the-Art
Number of pages39
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1989


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