Defects generate a great ecomic problem for suppliers who are faced with increased duties. Customers expect increased efficiency and dependability of technical product of - also growing - complexity. The authors give an introduction to a theory of dependability for engineers. The book may serve as a reference book as well, enhancing the kwledge of the specialists and giving a lot of theoretical background and information, especially on the dependability analysis of whole systems.
Professor Bernd Bertsche earned his degree and doctorate in mechanical engineering at the Universitaet Stuttgart. Afterwards, he worked for Mercedes-Benz AG in the passenger car development unit followed by a position as professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Albstadt-Sigmaringen. Later, he was appointed at the Universitaet Stuttgart. Since 2001 Professor Bertsche is the ordinary and head for the Institute of Machine Components at the Universitaet Stuttgart.
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
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VDI-Buch / Chemische Technik / Verfahrenstechnik
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Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
337 black & white illustrations, 66 black & white tables, biography