Profust Reliability Theory

  • Kai-Yuan Cai
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 363)


Profust reliability theory is based on the probability assumption and the fuzzy-state assumption:
  1. A1.

    Probability assumption: the system failure behavior is fully characterized in the context of probability measures.

  2. A2.

    Fuzzy-state assumption: the system success and failure are characterized by fuzzy states. At any time the system can be viewed as being in one of the two fuzzy states to some extent. That is, the meaning of system failure is not defined in a precise way, but in a fuzzy way.



Mixture Model System Reliability Reliability Theory Coherent System Lifetime Distribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai-Yuan Cai
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  1. 1.Department of Automatic ControlBeijing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsBeijingChina

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