Optimal reliability improvement for used items sold with warranty

Chattopadhyay, G. and Murthy, D.N.P. (2004) Optimal reliability improvement for used items sold with warranty. International Journal of Reliability and Applications, 5 2: 47-58.

Author Chattopadhyay, G.
Murthy, D.N.P.
Title Optimal reliability improvement for used items sold with warranty
Journal name International Journal of Reliability and Applications   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1598-0073
Publication date 2004
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 5
Issue 2
Start page 47
End page 58
Total pages 12
Editor Seung-Min Lee
Place of publication Republic of Korea
Publisher Korean Reliability Society
Collection year 2004
Language eng
Subject CX
290309 Safety and Quality
720205 Industry costs and structure
0913 Mechanical Engineering
Abstract The market for used products is becoming more competitive and dealers of used products use warranty to promote sales as well as to provide assurnace to customers. Offering warranty results in additional costs associated with warranty servicing. This cost can be reduced through actions such as overhaul and upgrade that improves the reliability of the item. This is worthwhile only if the cost of improvement is less than the reduction in the warranty servicing cost. This paper deals with two models to decide on the reliability improvement strategies for used items sold with FRW policy.
Keyword Warranty
reliability
Q-Index Code CX

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering Publications
 
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