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Some new stochastic comparisons for redundancy allocations in series and parallel systems


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  • Li, Xiaohu
  • Hu, Xiaoxiao
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    This note studies the allocation of an active redundant component in a series system. We mainly conduct a stochastic comparison between random lives of a series system with two components under two allocation choices. The case with a standby redundancy and when the system is parallel are discussed as well.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Statistics & Probability Letters.

    Volume (Year): 78 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 18 (December)
    Pages: 3388-3394

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:78:y:2008:i:18:p:3388-3394

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    1. Valdés, José E. & Arango, Gerardo & Zequeira, Romulo I. & Brito, Gerandy, 2010. "Some stochastic comparisons in series systems with active redundancy," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 80(11-12), pages 945-949, June.
    2. Belzunce, Félix & Martínez-Puertas, Helena & Ruiz, José M., 2013. "On allocation of redundant components for systems with dependent components," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 230(3), pages 573-580.
    3. Misra, Amit Kumar & Misra, Neeraj, 2011. "A note on active redundancy allocations in k-out-of-n systems," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 81(10), pages 1518-1523, October.


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