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An elementary guide to reliability [electronic resource] / G.W.A. Dummer, M.H. Tooley, and R.C. Winton.

By: Dummer, G. W. A. (Geoffrey William Arnold).
Contributor(s): Tooley, Michael H | Winton, R. C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford, England ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997Edition: 5th ed.Description: 1 online resource (viii, 94 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780080530789 (electronic bk.); 0080530788 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Reliability (Engineering) | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Quality Control | BetrouwbaarheidGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Elementary guide to reliability.DDC classification: 620/.00452 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Front Cover; An Elementary Guide to Reliability; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. The importance of reliability; Chapter 2. Definitions of reliability; Chapter 3. Some simple statistics; Chapter 4. How reliability is calculated; Chapter 5. The effect of operating conditions and environments; Chapter 6. Mechanical reliability; Chapter 7. Installation and operability; Chapter 8. Maintainability; Chapter 9. Reporting failures; Chapter 10. The cost of reliability; Chapter 11. Design of fault tolerant systems; Chapter 12. Some useful reliability definitions
Summary: This classic text has now been completely revised and updated, making it an ideal introductory course in reliability for a wide range of engineering qualifications, including City & Guilds 8030 and HNC/Ds. A new chapter focuses on the role of the microprocessor and microcomputer controller, and the use of algorithms for monitoring system performance. The addition of numerous problems, self-check questions and exam-style questions makes this an extremely useful book for courses with an element of independent study.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [88]-89) and index.

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Front Cover; An Elementary Guide to Reliability; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. The importance of reliability; Chapter 2. Definitions of reliability; Chapter 3. Some simple statistics; Chapter 4. How reliability is calculated; Chapter 5. The effect of operating conditions and environments; Chapter 6. Mechanical reliability; Chapter 7. Installation and operability; Chapter 8. Maintainability; Chapter 9. Reporting failures; Chapter 10. The cost of reliability; Chapter 11. Design of fault tolerant systems; Chapter 12. Some useful reliability definitions

This classic text has now been completely revised and updated, making it an ideal introductory course in reliability for a wide range of engineering qualifications, including City & Guilds 8030 and HNC/Ds. A new chapter focuses on the role of the microprocessor and microcomputer controller, and the use of algorithms for monitoring system performance. The addition of numerous problems, self-check questions and exam-style questions makes this an extremely useful book for courses with an element of independent study.

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