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An Application of Reliability Theory to Process Design
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1970 by SAE International in United States
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The principles of reliability theory were used to study the sizing of chemical process trains. Based on the idea that larger equipment may have reduced availability, it was found that smaller, parallel process trains can, under certain conditions, offset the capital cost advantage of a single, large process train.
CitationCox, N., "An Application of Reliability Theory to Process Design," SAE Technical Paper 700638, 1970, https://doi.org/10.4271/700638.
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