Issue No.08 - August (1983 vol.32)
S.C. Seth , Department of Computer Science, University of Nebraska
A simplified method is presented to calculate moments of failure time and residual lifetime of a fault-tolerant system. The method is based on recent results in queueing theory. Its effectiveness is illustrated by considering a dual repairable system from the literature.
renewal theory, Failure-time distribution, fault-tolerant systems, mean time to failure (MTTF), mean residual life (MRL)
S.C. Seth, L. Lipsky, "A Simplified Method to Calculate Failure Times in Fault-Tolerant Systems", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.32, no. 8, pp. 754-756, August 1983, doi:10.1109/TC.1983.1676315