IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 41(1), pp. 72-75, March 1992.

Reliability of K-out-of-n Warm-Standby System

J. She and M. Pecht


A general closed-form equation is developed for system reliability of k-out-of-n warm-standby system (dormant features).  The equation reduces the hot and cold standby cases under the appropriate restrictions.

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