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Some extensions of the component maintenance priority

Dui, Hongyan, Wu, Shaomin, Zhao, Jiangbin (2021) Some extensions of the component maintenance priority. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 214 . Article Number 107729. ISSN 0951-8320. (doi:10.1016/j.ress.2021.107729) (KAR id:87911)


If a component in a binary system fails, preventive maintenance (PM) on other components may be conducted while the failed component is being repaired. This raises a question on which components should be selected for PM if maintenance resource is limited. The question can be answered by using the component maintenance priority (CMP) to prioritise components for PM. This paper extends the definition of the CMP to the cases of multi-state systems, continuum systems and non-coherent systems, respectively. It investigates the applications of the proposed measures for multi-state systems in optimisation of maintenance policies and proposes algorithms to minimise maintenance cost. A case study is used to instantiate the validity of the proposed measures.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.ress.2021.107729
Uncontrolled keywords: multistate system, system performance, importance measure, maintenance policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > HA33 Management Science
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Analytics, Operations and Systems
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council (
Depositing User: Shaomin Wu
Date Deposited: 04 May 2021 18:54 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2024 19:35 UTC
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