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The Application of a Simulation Method in the Evaluation of the Reliability of Transport Systems

Published Online: 21 May 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 115 (2018) - Issue 6 (June 2018)
Page range: 167 - 178
Received: 28 May 2018
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2353-737X
First Published
20 May 2020
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Reliability is the one of the key features that determine the probability of the proper functioning of a transport system. It refers to the degree to which the transported load is delivered on time, according to the client’s requirements. However, taking into account the complex relationships between the components of the transport system requires the application of appropriate methods of calculation. The paper presents the application of a method of reliability assessment, based on the Dynamic fault Tree (DFT) and Monte Carlo (MC) simulation. The investigated approach may be used for the identification of weak components of the transport system and may form the basis for the improvement of reliability.

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