## Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi", Volume 94 |

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Largely motivated by vibration problems encountered in the new commercial jet

aircraft , Z . W . BIRBAUM and S . C . SAUNDERS in 1958 presented an

ingenious statistical model for life lengths of

16 ] .

Largely motivated by vibration problems encountered in the new commercial jet

aircraft , Z . W . BIRBAUM and S . C . SAUNDERS in 1958 presented an

ingenious statistical model for life lengths of

**structures**under dynamic loading [16 ] .

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... system whose reliability characteristics (

, components in operation ) change at pre - established time instants .

Furthermore , MARKAN possesses another important feature which is missing in

the other ...

... system whose reliability characteristics (

**structure**function , maintenance policy, components in operation ) change at pre - established time instants .

Furthermore , MARKAN possesses another important feature which is missing in

the other ...

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segments of analysis development fcult tree Levels top undesired event 1 (

subsystem functional faults ) handled by FTA top

handled by inductive analysis ( generic equipment hazards ) | system I phases

major ...

segments of analysis development fcult tree Levels top undesired event 1 (

subsystem functional faults ) handled by FTA top

**structure**subundesired eventshandled by inductive analysis ( generic equipment hazards ) | system I phases

major ...

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### Contents

STATISTICAL THEORY OF RELIABLITY | 8 |

Definitions and characterizations | 12 |

J KEILSON Stochastic models in reliability theory | 23 |

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analysis application approach associated assume assumption BARLOW Bayesian calculation called complex components consider constant continuous correctness Course defined density depends derived described detected determine discussed distribution edited epochs equations equivalence ergodic errors estimate example exists expected exponential fact fail failure rate fault function given Hence important increasing independent input integration interest interval known likelihood limit Markov matrix mean measure method modules normal Note observed obtain occur operational parameters performance phase positive possible posterior predictive prior probability problem procedure prove random variables renewal repair requirements rule sample selected sequence simple software reliability space specification statistical stochastic structure Suppose task theorem theory tion transition tree University values York