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    RELIABILITY BLOCK DIAGRAMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2016

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Symbols and abbreviated terms
    5 Preliminary considerations, main assumptions, and
       limitations
    6 Establishment of system success/failed states
    7 Elementary models
    8 Qualitative analysis: minimal tie sets and minimal
       cut sets
    9 Quantitative analysis: blocks with constant
       probability of failure/success
    10 Quantitative analysis: blocks with time dependent
       probabilities of failure/success
    11 Boolean techniques for quantitative analysis of
       large models
    12 Extension of reliability block diagram techniques
    Annex A (informative) - Summary of formulae
    Annex B (informative) - Boolean algebra methods
    Annex C (informative) - Time dependent probabilities
             and RBD driven Markov processes
    Annex D (informative) - Importance factors
    Annex E (informative) - RBD driven Petri nets
    Annex F (informative) - Numerical examples and curves
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding
             European publications

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    Defines the requirements to apply when reliability block diagrams (RBDs) are used in dependability analysis.

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    Committee DS/1
    Development Note Renumbers and supersedes BS 5760-9(1992). 1994 version incorporates amendment 8152 to BS 5760-9(1992). (12/2005) Supersedes 03/116099 DC. (06/2006) Supersedes 15/30310506 DC. 2006 Edition remains active & will be withdrawn on 16/09/2019. (12/2016)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    01/708610 DC : DRAFT JUNE 2001 ISO/DIS 17359 - CONDITION MONITORING AND DIAGNOSTICS OF MACHINES - GENERAL GUIDELINES
    03/101534 DC : DRAFT JAN 2003 BS 5760-4 - RELIABILITY OF SYSTEMS, EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS - PART 4: GUIDE TO THE SPECIFICATION OF DEPENDABILITY REQUIREMENTS
    BS 8444-3(1996) : 1996 RISK MANAGEMENT - GUIDE TO RISK ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
    API RP 17N : 2017 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE ON SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEM RELIABILITY, TECHNICAL RISK, AND INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT
    BS 5760-4(2003) : 2003 RELIABILITY OF SYSTEMS, EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS - PART 4: GUIDE TO THE SPECIFICATION OF DEPENDABILITY REQUIREMENTS

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    IEC 61025:2006 Fault tree analysis (FTA)
    EN 60812 : 2006 ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FOR SYSTEM RELIABILITY - PROCEDURE FOR FAILURE MODE AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA)
    IEC 62551:2012 Analysis techniques for dependability - Petri net techniques
    IEC 60812:2006 Analysis techniques for system reliability - Procedure for failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
    CEN ISO/TR 12489 : 2016 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - RELIABILITY MODELLING AND CALCULATION OF SAFETY SYSTEMS (ISO/TR 12489:2013)
    IEC 61165:2006 Application of Markov techniques
    EN 61165 : 2006 APPLICATION OF MARKOV TECHNIQUES
    EN 62551 : 2012 ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FOR DEPENDABILITY - PETRI NET TECHNIQUES (IEC 62551:2012)
    IEC 61703:2016 Mathematical expressions for reliability, availability, maintainability and maintenance support terms
    EN 61025 : 2007 FAULT TREE ANALYSIS (FTA)
    ISO/TR 12489:2013 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries Reliability modelling and calculation of safety systems
    EN 61703 : 2016 MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSIONS FOR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, MAINTAINABILITY AND MAINTENANCE SUPPORT TERMS (IEC 61703:2016)
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