Accession Number : AD0605010

Title :   MAINTENANCE OF A GROUP OF MACHINES UTILIZED INTERMITTENTLY AND SUBJECT TO SEVERAL TYPES OF MALFUNCTIONS. I. OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND RESOURCE ALLOCATIONS,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Sewell,W. P.

Report Date : 19 APR 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Consideration is given to the kinds of modifications of the 'standard' queueing models required to deal with the complex allocation problems involved in cycling aircraft through maintenance with the malfunction and service rates dependent on the number and use of in-commission aircraft.

Descriptors :   (*QUEUEING THEORY, MACHINES), (*AIRCRAFT, MAINTENANCE), OPERATIONS RESEARCH, FAILURE, SPARE PARTS, COSTS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE