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Optimal Maintenance, Repairmen, and Control Strategies for Systems with Breakdowns

Sarma, VVS and Alam, Mansoor (1976) Optimal Maintenance, Repairmen, and Control Strategies for Systems with Breakdowns. In: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 21 (2). pp. 239-242.


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Optimal preventive maintenance and repairmen policies for a system of machines subject to degradation with age and intermittent breakdowns and repairs are derived using optimal control theory. When this system of machines forms part of a dynamic process control system, a method of obtaining optimal closed-loop control law is indicated.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2005
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:20
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/3715

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