NDT.net - Sep 2001, Vol. 06 No. 09

Theory and Application of the Modular Approach to NDE Reliability Bridging the Gap Between Safety Requirements and Economy

Christina Mueller, Thomas Fritz, Gerd-Ruediger Tillack, Carsten Bellon, Martina
Scharmach, BAM Berlin, Germany
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: Christina.Mueller@bam.de, Web: http://www.bam.de

ABSTRACT

INTRODUCTION

RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF SYSTEMS

COMBINATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL FACTORS WITHIN A MODULAR APPROACH

EXAMPLES

CONCLUSIONS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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