Optimization techniques for system reliability: a review

Abdel Aziz Mohamed, Lawrence M. Leemis, A. Ravindran

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A review of the current redundancy and reliability allocation literature is presented. Systems of repairable and nonrepairable components are classified according to their system configuration (series, parallel, k-out-of-n and complex are considered). Algorithms developed to solve these problems are also presented and compared.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-146
Number of pages10
JournalReliability Engineering and System Safety
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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