zbMATH — the first resource for mathematics

Geometry Search for the term Geometry in any field. Queries are case-independent.
Funct* Wildcard queries are specified by * (e.g. functions, functorial, etc.). Otherwise the search is exact.
"Topological group" Phrases (multi-words) should be set in "straight quotation marks".
au: Bourbaki & ti: Algebra Search for author and title. The and-operator & is default and can be omitted.
Chebyshev | Tschebyscheff The or-operator | allows to search for Chebyshev or Tschebyscheff.
"Quasi* map*" py: 1989 The resulting documents have publication year 1989.
so: Eur* J* Mat* Soc* cc: 14 Search for publications in a particular source with a Mathematics Subject Classification code (cc) in 14.
"Partial diff* eq*" ! elliptic The not-operator ! eliminates all results containing the word elliptic.
dt: b & au: Hilbert The document type is set to books; alternatively: j for journal articles, a for book articles.
py: 2000-2015 cc: (94A | 11T) Number ranges are accepted. Terms can be grouped within (parentheses).
la: chinese Find documents in a given language. ISO 639-1 language codes can also be used.

a & b logic and
a | b logic or
!ab logic not
abc* right wildcard
"ab c" phrase
(ab c) parentheses
any anywhere an internal document identifier
au author, editor ai internal author identifier
ti title la language
so source ab review, abstract
py publication year rv reviewer
cc MSC code ut uncontrolled term
dt document type (j: journal article; b: book; a: book article)
Availability analysis of periodically inspected systems with random walk model. (English) Zbl 1007.90017
Summary: The instantaneous availability of a system maintained under periodic inspection is investigated using random walk models. Two cases are considered. In the first model, the system is repaired or modified and it is assumed to be as good as new upon periodic inspection and maintenance. In the second model, the system is not modified after the inspection if the system is still working, and the condition of the system is assumed to be the same as that before the inspection. For both models the failures only can be found through the inspection. Perfect repair or replacement of a failed system is assumed to be carried out, but the time it takes can be constant or of a random length. The relationship between this problem and the random walk model in a two-dimensional plane is described. Several new results are also shown.
90B25Reliability, availability, maintenance, inspection, etc. (optimization)
60G35Signal detection and filtering (stochastic processes)