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Reliability Analysis of a Powerloom Plant Using Interval Valued Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets

DOI: 10.4236/am.2014.513193, PP. 2008-2015

Keywords: Reliability, Interval Valued Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets, Powerloom Plant, Parallel Redundancy, Graceful Degradation

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In this paper, we investigate the reliability analysis of a powerloom plant by using interval valued intuitionistic fuzzy sets (IVIFS). Herein, we modeled a powerloom plant as a gracefully degradable system having two units A(n) and B(m) connected in series. The reliability ofncomponents of unitAandmcomponents of unitBis assumed to be an IVIFS defined over the universe of discourse [0, 1]. Thus, the reliability of the system obtained is an IVIFS that covers the inherited uncertainty in data collection and reliability evaluation of a powerloom plant.

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