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Issue No. 08 - August (1983 vol. 32)
ISSN: 0018-9340
pp: 754-756
S.C. Seth , Department of Computer Science, University of Nebraska
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
renewal theory, Failure-time distribution, fault-tolerant systems, mean time to failure (MTTF), mean residual life (MRL)
CITATION
L. Lipsky, S.C. Seth, "A Simplified Method to Calculate Failure Times in Fault-Tolerant Systems", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 32, no. , pp. 754-756, August 1983, doi:10.1109/TC.1983.1676315
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