Journal of Applied Probability

Standby redundancy allocations in series and parallel systems

Neeraj Misra, Amit Kumar Misra, and Ishwari Dutt Dhariyal

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Abstract

To enhance the performance of a system, a common practice employed by reliability engineers is to use redundant components in the system. In this paper we compare lifetimes of series (parallel) systems arising out of different allocations of one or two standby redundancies. These comparisons are made with respect to the increasing concave (convex) order, the hazard rate order, and the stochastic precedence order. The main results extend some related conclusions in the literature.

Article information

Source
J. Appl. Probab., Volume 48, Number 1 (2011), 43-55.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 15 March 2011

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jap/1300198135

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1239/jap/1300198135

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2809886

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1209.62239

Subjects
Primary: 62N05: Reliability and life testing [See also 90B25]
Secondary: 90B25: Reliability, availability, maintenance, inspection [See also 60K10, 62N05]

Keywords
Hazard rate order IFR increasing concave (convex) order likelihood ratio order reversed hazard rate order stochastic precedence order usual stochastic order

Citation

Misra, Neeraj; Misra, Amit Kumar; Dhariyal, Ishwari Dutt. Standby redundancy allocations in series and parallel systems. J. Appl. Probab. 48 (2011), no. 1, 43--55. doi:10.1239/jap/1300198135. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jap/1300198135


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