Power system reliability, safety, and management

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Ann Arbor Science, 1983 - Technology & Engineering - 283 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Basic Reliability Mathematics
9
Advanced Reliability Mathematics
23
Introduction to Quality Assurance
39
Reliability Improvement and Evaluation Methods
57
Reliability Evaluation of Repairable Electric Systems
97
Reliability Distribution Parameter Estimation Techniques
123
Engineering Management Methods
133
Reliability Engineering Management
159
Introduction to Power System Reliability
171
Reliability Modeling of Power Generating Systems
189
Reliability Modeling of Transmission and Associated Systems
221
Nuclear System Reliability
241
Nuclear System Safety
267
Index
281
Copyright

Economics of Electric Power Systems
147

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About the author (1983)

Dr. B.S. Dhillon is a Professor of Engineering Management in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ottawa. He attended the University of Wales where he received a BS in electrical and electronic engineering and an MS in mechanical engineering. He received a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the University of Windsor.

He has served as a Chairman/Director of Mechanical Engineering Department/Engineering Management Program for over 10 years at the same institution. He has served as a consultant to various organizations and bodies and has many years of experience in the industrial sector. He has published over 320 articles on engineering management, reliability, safety, etc. He has been on the editorial boards of 8 international scientific journals. In addition, Dr. Dhillon has written 29 books on various aspects of engineering management, design, reliability, safety, and quality published by Wiley (1981), Van Nostrand (1982), Butterworth (1983), Marcel Dekker (1984), Pergamon (1986), etc. He has served as General Chairman of two international conferences on reliability and quality control held in Los Angeles and Paris in 1987.

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