Record number :
1570148
Title of article :
Structured fault tree synthesis based on system decomposition
Author/Authors :
Cheng، نويسنده , , Yue-Lung and Yuan، نويسنده , , John، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 1995
Pages :
12
From page :
109
To page :
120
Abstract :
The purpose of this article is to explain how to decompose a system so that its fault trees can be synthesized more efficiently and in a structured and recursive manner. Under such a decomposition, modules such as control/trip loops will be regarded as dummy units at first so that the system size can be reduced significantly and dramatically. The fault tree of a top event can thus be constructed as follows: the one for the reduced system is synthesized first and then each of its terminal events, when these are events of a dummy unit, will be further developed. In order to carry out such a synthesis automatically, each dummy unit must be tried first, in order to be standardized, so that its unit-model can be established, and then saved in a database in advance. A suitable system input format must also be designed so that the fault tree can be synthesized automatically simply by keying-in the top event and the system.
Journal title :
Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Journal title :
Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Serial Year :
1995
Link To Document :
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