Analysis Of Step Stress Models

Author: Debasis Kundu
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0081012403
Size: 63.75 MB
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Analysis of Step-Stress Models: Existing Results and Some Recent Developments describes, in detail, the step-stress models and related topics that have received significant attention in the last few years. Although two books, Bagdonavicius and Nikulin (2001) and Nelson (1990), on general accelerated life testing models are available, no specific book is available on step-stress models. Due to the importance of this particular topic, Balakrishnan (2009) provided an excellent review for exponential step-stress models. The scope of this book is much more, providing the inferential issues for different probability models, both from the frequentist and Bayesian points-of-view. Explains the different distributions of the Cumulative Exposure Mode Covers many different models used for step-stress analysis Discusses Step-stress life testing under the competing or complementary risk model

Mathematics Applied To Engineering

Author: Mangey Ram
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128104368
Size: 16.67 MB
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Mathematics Applied to Engineering presents a comprehensive range of mathematics applied in various fields of engineering. A wide array of applied mathematical techniques for an equally wide range of engineering applications are discussed in each chapter, such as those practiced in civil engineering, extensively in physics, the use of the finite element method and differential equations in mechanical engineering, applications of numerical simulation, combinatorics, genetic algorithms in computer science engineering, the use of fuzzy theory in electronics, and more. Covers many mathematical techniques for robotics, computer science, mechanical engineering, HCI and machinability Describes different algorithms, such as the genetic algorithm Explains different modeling techniques and simulations

Recent Developments In Durability Analysis Of Composite Systems

Author: H. Dardon
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9789058091031
Size: 13.80 MB
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The papers from these proceedings address experimental and analytical methods for the characterization and analysis of modern composite and adhesive systems. They have been produced to provide understanding that can be used to design safe, reliable engineering components.

Scientific And Technical Aerospace Reports

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Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.

Advances In Damage Mechanics

Author: George Z. Voyiadjis
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080436012
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This text presents advances in continuum damage mechanics for metals and metal matrix composites. Emphasis is placed on the theoretical formulation of the different constitutive models in this area, but sections are added to demonstrate the applications of the theory.

Stress Testing Financial Systems

Author: Paul Louis Ceriel Hilbers
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
ISBN: 9781589064027
Size: 33.32 MB
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Stress testing is becoming a widely used tool to assess potential vulnerabilities in a financial system. This booklet is intended to answer some of the basic questions that may arise as part of the process of stress testing. The pamphlet begins with a discussion of stress testing in a financial system context, highlighting some of the differences between stress tests of systems and of individual portfolios. The booklet provides an overview of the process itself, from identifying vulnerabilities, to constructing scenarios, to interpreting the results. The experience of the IMF in conducting stress testing as part of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) is also discussed.

Theories Of Plates And Shells

Author: Reinhold Kienzler
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540399054
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Plate and shell theories experienced a renaissance in recent years. The potentials of smart materials, the challenges of adaptive structures, the demands of thin-film technologies and more on the one hand and the availability of newly developed mathematical tools, the tremendous increase in computer facilities and the improvement of commercial software packages on the other caused a reanimation of the scientific interest. In the present book the contributions of the participants of the EUROMECH Colloquium 444 "Critical Review of the Theories of Plates and Shells and New Applications" have been collected. The aim was to discuss the common roots of different plate and shell approaches, to review the current state of the art, and to develop future lines of research. Contributions were written by scientists with civil and mechanical engineering as well as mathematical and physical background.