Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability Centred Maintenance and Safety-Related Systems by David J. Smith, BSc, PhD, CEng, FIEE, FIQA, HonFSaRS, MIGasE.

Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability…

byDavid J. Smith, BSc, PhD, CEng, FIEE, FIQA, HonFSaRS, MIGasE., David J. Smith

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For over 30 years, Reliability, Maintainability and Risk has been recognised as a leading text for reliability and maintenance professionals. Now in its seventh edition, the book has been updated to remain the first choice for professional engineers and students. The seventh edition incorporates new material on important topics including software failure, the latest safety legislation and standards, product liability, integrity of safety-related systems, as well as delivering an up-to-date review of the latest approaches to reliability modelling, including cutsec ranking. It is also supported by new detailed case studies on reliability and risk in practice.

* The leading reliability reference for over 30 years
* Covers all key aspects of reliability and maintenance management in an accessible way with minimal mathematics - ideal for hands-on applications
* Four new chapters covering software failure, safety legislation, safety systems and new case studies on reliability and risk in practice

About The Author

Dr David J Smith is the Proprietor of Technis Consultancy. He has written numerous books on Reliability and Safety over the last 35 years. His FARADIP database has become widely used, and his other software packages are also used throughout the profession. His PhD thesis was on the subject of reliability prediction and common cause fai...

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Title:Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability…Format:OtherDimensions:368 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 20, 2005Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080458939

ISBN - 13:9780080458939

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Table of Contents

The history of reliability & safety technology; Understanding terms & jargon; A cost-effective approach to quality, reliability & safety; Realistic failure rates & prediction confidence; Interpreting data & demonstrating reliability; Variable failure rates & probability plotting; Essential reliability theory; Methods of modelling (New chapter); Quantifying the reliability models (New chapter); QRA; Design & assurance techniques; Design review & test; Field data collection & feedback; Factors influencing down time; Predicting & demonstrating repair times; QRCM; Software quality/reliability; Project management; Contract clauses; Product liability & safety legislation; Major incident legislation; Integrity of safety-related systems; Case Studies; Appendices