Evaluation of Various Reliability Measures of Three Unit Standby System Consisting of One Standby Unit and One Generator

International Journal of Industrial Engineering
© 2016 by SSRG - IJIE Journal
Volume 3 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Upasana Sharma and Jaswinder Kaur
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Upasana Sharma and Jaswinder Kaur, "Evaluation of Various Reliability Measures of Three Unit Standby System Consisting of One Standby Unit and One Generator," SSRG International Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. 3,  no. 2, pp. 28-32, 2016. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23499362/IJIE-V3I4P107


The paper presents reliability measures of compressor standby system which consist of three compressor units and one generator. Initially two compressor units are in functioning state while third compressor unit and generator are in standby state. For system operation working of at least two compressor units is must. System can interrupt due to failure of compressor unit and halt in electricity .These constraints can be overcome by using standby compressor unit and generator. For practical utility many years real failure and repair data has been collected from Verka milk plant to evaluate various measures of reliability effectiveness such as MTSF, availability ,busy period and profit. All these measures have been computed numerically as well as graphically by using semi Markov process and regenerative point technique.


Regenerative technique ,semi-Markov process, refrigeration system.


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