1. Reliability Engineering Basic Principles
|1."Methods for Statistical Analysis of Reliability and Life Data" by N R Mann and N D Singpurwalla|
|2."Reliability Engineering" by A K Govil|
|3."Reliability Engineering" by E Balagurusmy|
“Reliability Engineering” Book Review: The book gives a comprehensive overview of the basics of reliability, a much essential concept for apt utilization and thorough maintenance of engineering equipment and systems. It sheds light on several important concepts such as Reliability Mathematics, Component Reliability and Hazard Models, System Reliability Models, Redundancy Techniques in System Design, m-Order Systems with Nonidentical Units, Hierarchical Systems, and Economics of Reliability Engineering etc. It also provides elaborate treatment of probability theory, reliability characteristics of components, frequency and duration concepts to determine the parameters of repairable systems etc. A large number of illustrations, further reading references as well as exercises makes it a thorough self study text.
|4."Reliability Engineering: Basic Concepts and Applications in ICT" by Massimo Lazzaroni|
“Reliability Engineering: Basic Concepts and Applications in ICT” Book Review: The book provides a practical outline of reliability engineering in sync with Information and Communication Technology (ICT). It will be beneficial to designers as well as students learning ICT and product designing. It provides elaborate theoretical treatments of topics such as The Concept of Measurable Quality, The Concept of Statistical Reliability, and Reliability Analysis in the Design Phase etc. It also gives useful experimental insights and laboratory tests on Reliability. The book also includes some advanced concepts like FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis) and FTA (Fault Tree Analysis) and other qualitative techniques.
|5."An Introduction to the Basics of Reliability and Risk Analysis (Series on Quality, Reliability and Engineering Statistics)" by Zio Enrico|
“An Introduction to the Basics of Reliability and Risk Analysis (Series on Quality, Reliability and Engineering Statistics)” Book Review: The textbook takes on the concepts of risk analysis and management and their role in dealing with the complicated and multidisciplinary issues of safety and risk. It provides an introduction to the principal concepts and issues related to the safety of modern industrial activities. It provides a practical take of risk analysis into all engineering applications such as plant design and emergency planning in accidental situations etc. The focus is given to understanding and building the basics of reliability modeling and risk analysis tools for the technological area of application and therefore developing the necessary expertise in the subject. It covers the classical techniques for reliability analysis and risk assessment used in current practice with the help of step by step illustrations while maintaining the raw taste of the subject. The book can be beneficial to beginners who intend to start with the basics of the subject.
|6."Basic Reliability: An Introduction to Reliability Engineering" by Nicholas Summerville|
“Basic Reliability: An Introduction to Reliability Engineering” Book Review: The book provides essential resources on principles of Reliability Engineering in an easy to understand manner. It focuses on the key principles of Reliability Engineering and the required assistance that would be required to successfully complete projects. The language of the book is clear and easily digestible. This ensures that beginners can learn and understand faster. It contains elaborate treatment of an array of topics such as Life-Cycle Modeling, Failure Modes and Failure Rates, Reliability Tools Terminology, Maintainability, Applying Reliability vs. cost Basic Reliability, Reliability life cycle analyses etc. The book offers a good culmination of Reliability, Quality, and Safety Engineering which can benefit anyone who wants to work in Reliability Engineering or even practicing engineers.
|7."The Basics of Reliability (Basics (Productivity))" by Ronald Blank|
|8."Basics of Reliability and Risk Analysis (Series on Quality, Reliability and Engineering Statistics)" by Enrico Zio|
“Basics of Reliability and Risk Analysis (Series on Quality, Reliability and Engineering Statistics)” Book Review: The book provides extensive treatment of the applications of classical and advanced techniques of reliability and risk analysis. It provides information on the quantification of the probability of failure of the system and its protective barriers, through reliability and risk analyses. The book presents itself in the form of an exercise for understanding the methodology concepts of reliability and risk analysis as well as Computational methods for reliability and risk analysis. It covers the concepts of system design and operation phases, protecting the system from failures of any of its elements, hardware, software, human and organizations, multiple-barrier design concepts etc.
|9."BASIC: Reliabilty Engineering Analysis (Butterworths Basic Series)" by R D Leitch|
|10."Reliability Basic Theories and Applications in Electrical Apparatus" by Lu Jianguo and Wang Jingqin|
“Reliability Basic Theories and Applications in Electrical Apparatus” Book Review: The book provides essential guidance on the important aspects of product reliability in order to ensure product quality. It provides useful information on how to design, test, and interpret the results. It concentrates on the reliability of every component which ultimately decides the reliability of the whole system. It covers various topics and concepts such as introduction to the history of electrical apparatus development and the content of reliability work, theory of reliability sampling, inspection, and design, reliability indices, reliability test method, reliability verification test sampling plan, test procedure. It also covers topics like reliability tests for relays, contactors, miniature circuit breakers, residual current operated circuit breakers, low-voltage circuit breakers, and overload relays etc in detail. All in all, it provides readers with the fundamental knowledge of reliability and a collection of standard information on electrical apparatus, such as relays, contactors, molded case circuit breakers, and miniature circuit breakers.
|11."Reliability Engineering (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management)" by Elsayed A Elsayed|
“Reliability Engineering (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management)” Book Review: The book focuses on the science of reliability and its importance in design, test, and manufacture for achieving excellence in components, products, and large and complex systems. The book is industry focused and classroom flexible. It is divided into three major parts. Part I focuses on system reliability estimation for time independent and failure dependent models. . Part II covers the concepts of assembling necessary components and configuring them to achieve desired reliability objectives, conducting reliability tests on components, and using field data from similar components. Part III elaborates on the aftermath of product production and sale, ways to realize reliability objectives by providing preventive and scheduled maintenance and warranty policies. The various chapters included in the book are Reliability and Hazard Functions, System Reliability Evaluation, Time- and Failure-Dependent Reliability, Estimation Methods of the Parameters of Failure-Time Distributions, Parametric Reliability Models, and Models for Accelerated Life Testing, Renewal Processes and Expected Number of Failures, Preventive Maintenance and Inspection, Warranty Models etc. Case studies are included for practical and in depth understanding.
|12."Quantile-Based Reliability Analysis (Statistics for Industry and Technology)" by N Unnikrishnan Nair and P G Sankaran|
“Quantile-Based Reliability Analysis (Statistics for Industry and Technology)” Book Review: The book sheds light on reliability theory and its applications in the field of statistics, engineering, medical science, demography and insurance. It provides an introduction to quantile-based reliability analysis. It provides innovative use of quantile function and a simpler and robust analysis of lifetime data. It covers core ideas surrounding areas of probabilistic or statistical reliability theory. The book will benefit undergraduate and graduate students in Reliability and Statistics, serve as a ready reference for teachers and professionals and can be of immense use for further research in statistical analysis.
|13."Practical Reliability Engineering and Analysis For System Design And Life-cycle Sustainment" by William Wessels|
“Practical Reliability Engineering And Analysis For System Design and Life-cycle Sustainment” Book Review : The book is written from both theoretical as well as practical point-of-view and aims in presenting latest information on fundamental concepts of exploring design elements required for reliability and dependable system integration and development. The chapter of the book is nicely interpreted and covers various topics like recent developments in design of machines between stress and strength over-time. It provides easy-to-grab knowledge to the readers. This book is an excellent resource for students and professionals in engineering of machine design.
|14."Design for Reliability" by Daniel T Daley|
“Design for Reliability” Book Review: The book is an updated and revised piece of work featuring latest theory and recent developments in design for reliability. This book blends the common sense of lessons learned with design development or purchase of assets. This is the stuff that enables organizations to achieve products valued for their world-class reliability. The book covers various applications with examples using tools for industrial purpose. Applications included in this book are reliability, availability and maintainability. The book delicately focuses students, researchers, professionals, engineers in the development of design and engineering.
2. Applied Reliability Engineering
|1."Applied Reliability and Quality: Fundamentals, Methods and Procedures (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by Balbir S Dhillon|
“Applied Reliability and Quality: Fundamentals, Methods and Procedures (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: Each sector, from robotics to healthcare, every industry has its own reliability and quality principles, methods, and processes. This book brings this together so that honesty and quality professionals can easily learn about each other’s work, which can help them, directly or indirectly, to perform their duties effectively.
|2."Reliability Theory and Practice (Dover Civil and Mechanical Engineering)" by Igor Bazovsky|
“Reliability Theory and Practice (Dover Civil and Mechanical Engineering)” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview in the development of reliability methods. It explains statistical mathematics to the analysis of electrical, mechanical systems evolved in airborne, missile, and ground equipment. It is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in this field. It is also useful for professionals and researchers as a reference book.
|3."Mining Equipment Reliability, Maintainability, and Safety (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by Balbir S Dhillon|
“Mining Equipment Reliability, Maintainability, and Safety (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: This is the perfect book which covers mining equipment reliability, maintainability and safety in one book. It is useful for individuals from administrators and engineering professionals working in the mining industry to students, researchers. It can also be used as a reference book for instructors in mining engineering, as well as design engineers and safety professionals. It is organized in such a manner that to understand the next topic students require the knowledge of previous chapters. The book also contains different examples, solutions and test problems to understand the concept thoroughly.
|4."Software Reliability Assessment with OR Applications (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by P K Kapur and Hoang Pham|
“Software Reliability Assessment with OR Applications (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: This is designed for the requirement of software engineering, practitioners, developers, security or risk managers, and statisticians. It can also be useful for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate courses in software reliability, industrial engineering, and operations research and management.
|5."Applied Nonparametric Statistics in Reliability (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by M Luz Gámiz|
“Applied Nonparametric Statistics in Reliability (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: This book concentrates on the use of modern statistical methods for the estimation of dependability measures of reliability systems. It covers the topics including estimation of the reliability function and hazard rate of non-repairable systems. It explains the study of stochastic processes for modelling the time evolution of systems when imperfect repairs are performed. It discusses nonparametric analysis of discrete and continuous time semi-Markov processes. It also provides illustrative examples with the explanation of the mathematical background.
|6."Failure Rate Modelling for Reliability and Risk (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by Maxim Finkelstein|
“Failure Rate Modelling for Reliability and Risk (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: This book concentrates on reliability theory, and to the failure rate modeling and its generalizations to systems operating in a random environment. It provides the systematic study of the failure rate and related indices. It also covers numerous important applications where the failure rate plays the main role. The book explains a survey of applications in engineering systems with demographic examples. It is useful for researchers and advanced students in reliability engineering and applied statistics. It can also help demographers, econometricians, actuaries and many other mathematically oriented researchers.
|7."Computational Techniques for Structural Health Monitoring (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by Srinivasan Gopalakrishnan|
“Computational Techniques for Structural Health Monitoring (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: This book provides a detailed introduction to the different computational methodologies available for rapid detection of flaws in structures. It includes case studies which highlights the practical aspects of the selected topics. The book also contains the numerical simulation tools which are required to the development of novel algorithms. It helps graduate students to start research-level work in the area of structural health monitoring.
|8."Engineering Reliability (ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability)" by Richard E Barlow|
|9."Thermal Power Plant Performance Analysis (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by Gilberto Francisco Martha de Souza|
“Thermal Power Plant Performance Analysis (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: This book concentrates on the explanation of reliability-based tools used to define performance of complex systems. It also introduces the basic concepts of reliability, maintainability and risk analysis aiming at their application as tools. The book provides a comprehensive overview of each analysis with future application of the methodology. It is useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students in mechanical and nuclear engineering.
|10."Applied Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: Probabilistic Models and Statistical Inference" by Ilia B Frenkel|
“Applied Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: Probabilistic Models and Statistical Inference” Book Review: This book provides a complete resource on the theory and applications of reliability engineering, probabilistic models and risk analysis. It contains all the new research, discussing the most up-to-date developments in this field. It also discusses expert treatment of probabilistic models and statistical inference from leading scientists, researchers. It covers topics including multi-state system reliability, maintenance models, statistical inference in reliability in-depth. The book illustrates theoretical results and their application with many examples and case studies. It is a valuable reference book for engineers and scientists involved in reliability analysis, applied probability and statistics. It is also useful for reliability engineering and maintenance, logistics, and quality control.
|11."Productivity and Reliability-Based Maintenance Management" by Matthew P Stephens|
“Productivity and Reliability-Based Maintenance Management” Book review: A practical foundation is obtained by referring to this textbook. It makes understanding of the concepts simple by emphasizing on the fundamentals of a proactive and productive maintenance strategy. It even consists of real-life case studies and problems and discussion questions summarize and solidify concepts.
|12."Lifetime Data: Statistical Models and Methods: 16 (Series on Quality, Reliability and Engineering Statistics)" by Jayant V Deshpande and Sudha G Purohit|
“Lifetime Data: Statistical Models and Methods: 16 (Series on Quality, Reliability and Engineering Statistics)” Book Review: The book covers in depth analysis of reliability and survival and is meant for postgraduate students in statistics, engineering statistics and medical statistics courses. It discusses appropriate models and methods for analyzing lifetime data, the concept and role of ageing in choosing appropriate models for lifetime data, with a special emphasis on tests of exponentiality, tests for exponentiality, competing risks and repairable systems, Frailty Models and Accelerated Life Time Models etc. Ample number of exercises, illustrations and examples are included for a concrete understanding of the ideas presented in the book. The book also offers ideas on using software for various computation methods, thus expanding its horizons beyond traditional statistical analysis.
|13."Bayesian Reliability Analysis" by H F Martz and R A Waller|
“Bayesian Reliability Analysis” Book Review: The book primarily concentrates on the major advances in Bayesian reliability analysis techniques. This includes basic introduction and developments that took place during the last two decades. A sound background in mathematics is a must for easy comprehension. The book provides rigorous mathematical treatment of various concepts in detailed yet easily understandable form. The focus is laid on concepts of exponential, Weibull Distribution, binomial sampling models, Pascal sampling models, Poisson sampling models, natural conjugate prior distributions, inverse Gaussian, gamma failure time distributions, log normal distributions etc. For reader’s convenience, basic mathematical chapters such as probability, statistics, and classical reliability analysis methods are also included in the textbook.
|14."Reliability in Engineering Design" by K C Kapur and L R Lamberson|
“Reliability in Engineering Design” Book Review: The book sheds light on the concepts of reliability in engineering design for thorough utilization and safety of engineering equipment and systems. It covers the concepts in a rather detailed manner but at the same time easy to understand and comprehend. An array of topics is covered in this book. This includes, Probabilistic Engineering Design, Interference Theory and Reliability Computations, Exponential Distribution, Sequential Life Testing, Bayesian Reliability in Design and Testing, Combination of Random Variable’s in Design etc. The book also provides elaborate discussions on important reliability concepts such as Reliability Measures, Static Reliability Models, Time Dependent Stress-Strength Models, Dynamic Reliability Models, Reliability Estimation, Reliability Optimization etc. These concepts are explained through various reliability design examples making it easily digestible for the readers.
|15."Reliability of Structures" by Nowak A S And Collins D R|
Book Review: This book demonstrates the importance of reliability in structural design. The book dicusses the concepts of limit states, limit state functions, reliability calculating methods and many other safety factors. The book also discusses probability distributions and various parameters that are used in loads and resistances. This is a very good textbook for semester courses at the graduate and undergraduate level and a very good reference book for structural engineers.
|16."Reliability Based Design" by Rao S S|
“Reliability Based Design” Book Review: This book provides basic concepts on how to create component systems using reliability analysis and design principles. The topics included are time dependent and strength-based reliability of components, methods of analysing weakest link and fail-safe systems. Other topics involved are the roles of failure modes, event tree, fault tree and monte carlo simulation techniques. Other aspects of optimization, availability, testing, maintainability and quality control are also covered. This book can be referred to by design and mechanical engineering.
|17."Reliability Evaluation of Engineering Systems: Concepts and Techniques" by Roy Billinton and Ronald N Allan|
“Reliability Evaluation of Engineering Systems: Concepts and Techniques” Book Review: The book provides coverage of fault trees and a more complete examination of probability distribution. It covers topics of Basic Probability Theory, Application of the Binomial Distribution, Network Modelling and Evaluation of Simple Systems, Network Modelling and Evaluation of Complex Systems, Probability Distributions in Reliability Evaluation, System Reliability Evaluation Using Probability Distributions, Monte Carlo Simulation and Epilogue. The growing role of information and communication technologies are studied.
|18."Computational Techniques for Structural Health Monitoring (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)" by Massimo Ruzzene and Sathyanaraya Hanagud|
“Computational Techniques for Structural Health Monitoring (Springer Series in Reliability Engineering)” Book Review: This book is for the graduate students and the professionals in the field of structural health monitoring. This book helps us identify the damage of the standing building and the damage caused during the services. It has advanced level information on mechanics, dynamics, wave propagation and material science. This book gives techniques, algorithms and results of the new programs developed. This book has many case studies mentioned.