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Models of Imperfect Repair

Luo, Ming and Wu, Shaomin and Scarf, Philip (2022) Models of Imperfect Repair. In: Multicriteria and Optimization Models for Risk, Reliability, and Maintenance Decision Analysis. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science . Springer, pp. 391-402. ISBN 978-3-030-89647-8. (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-89647-8_18) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:95671)

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Repair is a type of maintenance carried out on an item after it fails. A failure may occur any time, hence the times to repair cannot be pre-specified. Methods used to model times to failures are normally stochastic processes such as the renewal process and the homogeneous Poisson process, depending on the effectiveness of a repair. Apparently, the effectiveness of repair will in turn affect the probability of failures. As such, there have been developed many stochastic processes to model the failure processes in the literature. This paper reviews existing failure process models and discusses future development that is needed.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-030-89647-8_18
Uncontrolled keywords: Imperfect repair; Renewal process, Non-homogeneous process, Geometric process
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > HA33 Management Science
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Analytics, Operations and Systems
Depositing User: Shaomin Wu
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2022 14:27 UTC
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2022 12:24 UTC
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