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Amiri M, Sadeghi M, Khatami Firoozabadi A, Mikaeili F. A Multi Objective Optimization Model for Redundancy Allocation Problems in Series-Parallel Systems with Repairable Components. IJIEPR. 2014; 25 (1) :71-81
URL: http://ijiepr.iust.ac.ir/article-1-476-en.html

assistant professor Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran , amiri@atu.ac.ir
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The main goal in this paper is to propose an optimization model for determining the structure of a series-parallel system. Regarding the previous studies in series-parallel systems, the main contribution of this study is to expand the redundancy allocation parallel to systems that have repairable components. The considered optimization model has two objectives: maximizing the system mean time to first failure and minimizing the total cost of the system. The main constraints of the model are: maximum number of the components in the system, maximum and minimum number of components in each subsystem and total weight of the system. After establishing the optimization model, a multi objective approach of Imperialist Competitive Algorithm is proposed to solve the model.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Reliability and Maintenance
Received: 2012/11/25 | Accepted: 2013/05/29 | Published: 2014/02/2

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