Some reliability characteristics of a linear consecutive 2-out-of-4 system connected to 2-out-of-4 supporting device for operation

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  • Abstract

    This paper presents the Markov model for the reliability analysis of a linear consecutive 2-out-of-4 repairable system operating with the help of a linear consecutive 2-out-of-4 external supporting device. The system is analyzed using first order linear differential equation to develop the explicit expression for steady-state availability, busy period and profit function. Based on assumed numerical values given to system parameters, graphical illustrations are given to highlight important results. In addition, the effect of failure and repair on availability and profit are researched.

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    Availability; External Supporting Device; Linear Consecutive; Operation; Profit

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Article ID: 8037
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i1.8037

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