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Reliability Analysis of Non-Constant-Size Part Populations in Design for Remanufacture

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Z. H. Jiang, L. H. Shu, B. Benhabib

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 5 King’s College Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G8

J. Mech. Des 122(2), 172-178 (Mar 01, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.533558 History: Received March 01, 1999; Revised March 01, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Replacement rates for {{f(x)←f(x)},+f(x),f(x)},f(x)=(3,4)
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Replacement rates for {{f1(x)←f1(x)},+f1(x),f2(x)},f1(x)=(3,4),f2(x)=(3,10)
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Replacement rates for {{f1(x)←f2(x)},+f2(x),f2(x)},f1(x)=(10,10),f2(x)=(3,10)
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Continuous disturbance (Tc=1)
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Replacement rate under continuous disturbance (Tc=1,f(x)=(0.7,31))
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Replacement rate under continuous disturbance (Tc=1,f(x)=(5,10))
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Continuous disturbance (Tc=30)
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Replacement rate under continuous disturbance (Tc=30,f(x)=(0.7,31))
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Replacement rate under continuous disturbance (Tc=30,f(x)=(5,10))
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Counting process {N(t),t≥0}
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Population size of data
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Population replacement rate of data
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Curve fitting of Weibull failure probability function
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Replacement rate: data vs. simulation

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