Journal of Applied Probability

Study of a stochastic failure model in a random environment

Ji Hwan Cha and Jie Mi

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Abstract

Most devices (systems) are operated under different environmental conditions. The failure process of a system not only depends on the intrinsic characteristics of the system itself but also on the external environmental conditions under which the system is being operated. In this paper we study a stochastic failure model in a random environment and investigate the effect of the environmental factors on the failure process of the system.

Article information

Source
J. Appl. Probab. Volume 44, Number 1 (2007), 151-163.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 30 March 2007

Permanent link to this document
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jap/1175267169

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1239/jap/1175267169

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2312993

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1158.62063

Subjects
Primary: 60E99: None of the above, but in this section
Secondary: 60K10: Applications (reliability, demand theory, etc.)

Keywords
Environmental condition failure process Poisson shock process baseline failure rate function compound failure rate function stochastic ordering

Citation

Cha, Ji Hwan; Mi, Jie. Study of a stochastic failure model in a random environment. J. Appl. Probab. 44 (2007), no. 1, 151--163. doi:10.1239/jap/1175267169. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jap/1175267169.


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