A random-fuzzy reliability analysis

R. K. Reddy, A. Haldar

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Abstract

A method is proposed here to evaluate the probability of failure of a system considering both fuzzy and random variables. The method is first developed to consider one fuzzy variable in a probabilistic problem. The method is then extended to consider multiple fuzzy variables. The method is specifically applicable to cases where the limit state function is available in a close form and all fuzzy variables can be grouped so that they can be represented by a single fuzzy variable. The method is verified with an example. The results obtained are quite logical and very encouraging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of ISUMA 1990 - 1st International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis
EditorsBilaI M. Ayyub
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages161-166
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)0818621079, 9780818621079
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990
Event1st International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 1990 - College Park, United States
Duration: Dec 3 1990Dec 5 1990

Publication series

NameProceedings of ISUMA 1990 - 1st International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis

Conference

Conference1st International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 1990
CountryUnited States
CityCollege Park
Period12/3/9012/5/90

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Modeling and Simulation

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    Reddy, R. K., & Haldar, A. (1990). A random-fuzzy reliability analysis. In B. M. Ayyub (Ed.), Proceedings of ISUMA 1990 - 1st International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis (pp. 161-166). [151243] (Proceedings of ISUMA 1990 - 1st International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISUMA.1990.151243