Entropy 2002, 4(5), 142-150; doi:10.3390/e4050142

Boltzmann-like Entropy in Reliability Theory

Received: 19 September 2001; Accepted: 8 May 2002 / Published: 9 May 2002
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Abstract: We introduce the entropy function in order to study the reliability and repairability of systems. In detail we establish the explicit relationships between reliability and repairability; then we calculate the decay of a system due to its regular running.
Keywords: entropy; repairability; test-life; reliability function
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Rocchi, P. Boltzmann-like Entropy in Reliability Theory. Entropy 2002, 4, 142-150.

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Rocchi P. Boltzmann-like Entropy in Reliability Theory. Entropy. 2002; 4(5):142-150.

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Rocchi, Paolo. 2002. "Boltzmann-like Entropy in Reliability Theory." Entropy 4, no. 5: 142-150.

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