A study on a two unit parallel system with erlangian repair time
AbstractA two unit parallel system where in the failure rate of a unit is a constant and the repair time distribution is a two stage erlangian distribution is considered. Measures of system performance such as reliability, MTBF, system availability and steady state availability are derived. Also, a consistent asymptotically normal (CAN) estimator, a 100(1-α) % asymptotic confidence interval for the steady state availability of the system and the maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) of the system reliability are obtained.
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