# Fundamentals of reliability engineering : applications in multistage interconnection networks / Indra Gunawan.

Material type: TextSeries: Performability engineering seriesPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Scrivener Publishing/John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2014]Description: 1 online resourceContent type:- text

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- online resource

- 9781118914380 (epub)
- 1118914384 (epub)
- 9781118914397 (pdf)
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- 9781118914410
- 1118914414
- 1118549562
- 9781118549568
- 9781306532389
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- Multistage interconnection networks

- Interconnects (Integrated circuit technology)
- Reliability (Engineering)
- Communication -- Network analysis
- Computer networks
- Telecommunication -- Switching systems
- TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Engineering (General)
- TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Reference
- Interconnects (Integrated circuit technology)
- Reliability (Engineering)

- 621.39/8 23

- TK7874.53

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction to Reliability Engineering; 1.1 The Logic of Certainty; 1.2 Union (OR) operation; 1.3 Intersection (AND) operation; 1.4 Series systems; 1.5 Parallel systems; 1.6 General Series-Parallel System; 1.7 Active Redundancy; 1.8 Standby Redundancy; 1.9 Fault Tree Analysis; 1.10 Minimum Cut Sets and Path Sets; References; 2 Elements of Probability Theory; 2.1 Basic Rules of Probability; 2.2 Cumulative Distribution Function; 2.3 Probability Mass Function; 2.4 Probability Density Function; 2.5 Moments; 2.6 Percentiles; References.

3 Probability Distributions 3.1 Binomial; 3.2 Poisson; 3.3 Exponential; 3.4 Weibull; 3.5 Normal; 3.6 Lognormal; 3.7 Mean Time To Failure (MTTF); References; 4 Availability; 4.1 Definition; 4.2 Summary; 4.3 Availability of Systems with Repair; References; 5 Data Analysis; 5.1 Theoretical Model and Evidence; 5.2 Censored Samples; 5.3 Bayesian Theorem; References; 6 Introduction to Network Systems; 6.1 Parallel Computing and Networks; 6.2 Network Design Considerations; 6.3 Classification of Interconnection Networks; 6.3.1 Shared-Medium Networks; 6.3.2 Direct Networks; 6.3.3 Indirect Networks.

6.3.4 Hybrid NetworksReferences; 7 Classification of Multistage Interconnection Networks; 7.1 Background; 7.1.1 Unidirectional Multistage Interconnection Networks; 7.1.2 Bidirectional Multistage Interconnection Networks; 7.1.3 Architectural Models of Parallel Machines; 7.1.4 Terminology; 7.1.5 Fault-Tolerant; 7.2 Multistage Cube Network; 7.3 Extra-Stage Cube Network; 7.4 Shuffle-Exchange Network; 7.5 Shuffle-Exchange Network with an Additional Stage; 7.6 Gamma Network; 7.7 Extra-Stage Gamma Network; 7.8 Dynamic Redundancy Network; 7.9 Improved Enhanced Augmented Data Manipulator Network.

7.10 Improved Logical Neighborhood Network 7.11 Comparison; References; 8 Network Reliability Evaluation Methods; 8.1 Overview of Network Reliability; 8.2 Network Model; 8.3 Network Operations; 8.4 Approaches for Calculating Network Reliability; 8.4.1 Minpaths Method; 8.4.2 Boolean Function Decomposition Method; 8.4.3 Direct Enumeration Method; 8.4.4 Inclusion-Exclusion Method; 8.4.5 Disjoint Products Method; 8.4.6 Factoring Method; 8.5 Summary; References; 9 Reliability Analysis of Multistage Interconnection Networks.

9.1 Reliability Analysis of Shuffle-Exchange Network with Minimal Extra Stages 9.1.1 Terminal Reliability Comparison of SEN, SEN+, and SEN+2; 9.1.2 Broadcast Reliability Comparison of SEN, SEN+, and SEN+2; 9.1.3 Network Reliability Comparison of SEN, SEN+, and SEN+2; 9.1.4 Concluding Remarks; 9.2 Terminal Reliability Improvement in Modified Shuffle-Exchange Network; 9.2.1 Terminal Reliability of Shuffle-Exchange Network (SEN); 9.2.2 Terminal Reliability of Modified Shuffle-Exchange Network (MODSEN); 9.2.3 Comparison of the Networks; 9.2.4 Conclusion; 9.3 Reliability Bounds for Large MINs.

This book presents fundamentals of reliability engineering with its applications in evaluating reliability of multistage interconnection networks. In the first part of the book, it introduces the concept of reliability engineering, elements of probability theory, probability distributions, availability and data analysis. The second part of the book provides an overview of parallel/distributed computing, network design considerations, and more. The book covers a comprehensive reliability engineering methods and its practical aspects in the interconnection network systems. Students, enginee.

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