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A Bayesian approach for structural modelling of common cause failures

Zitrou, A. and Bedford, T.J. and Walls, L.A. (2007) A Bayesian approach for structural modelling of common cause failures. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Mathemathical Methods in Reliability Conference, 2007-07-01 - 2007-07-04.

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Abstract

To achieve target reliabilities, these components must be placed in systems that have built-in redundancy. Consequently, multiple failures due to a common cause are critical in the risk of core meltdown. This paper presents a bayesian approach for structural modelling of common cause failures.