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Reliability Testing and Estimation Using Variance-Reduction Techniques
Engineering Design Reliability Handbook (2004)
  • David Mease, San Jose State University
  • V. N. Nair, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • A. Sudjianto

Researchers in the engineering industry and academia are making important advances on reliability-based design and modeling of uncertainty when data is limited. Non deterministic approaches have enabled industries to save billions by reducing design and warranty costs and by improving quality.

Considering the lack of comprehensive and definitive presentations on the subject, Engineering Design Reliability Handbook is a valuable addition to the reliability literature. It presents the perspectives of experts from the industry, national labs, and academia on non-deterministic approaches including probabilistic, interval and fuzzy sets-based methods, generalized information theory, Dempster-Shaffer evidence theory, and robust reliability. It also presents recent advances in all important fields of reliability design including modeling of uncertainty, reliability assessment of both static and dynamic components and systems, design decision making in the face of uncertainty, and reliability validation. The editors and the authors also discuss documented success stories and quantify the benefits of these approaches.

With contributions from a team of respected international authors and the guidance of esteemed editors, this handbook is a distinctive addition to the acclaimed line of handbooks from CRC Press.

Publication Date
Efstratios Nikolaidis, Dan M. Ghiocel, Suren Singhal
CRC Press
Citation Information
David Mease, V. N. Nair and A. Sudjianto. "Reliability Testing and Estimation Using Variance-Reduction Techniques" Boca Raton, FloridaEngineering Design Reliability Handbook (2004)
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