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The Wartime Bridge Reliability Evaluation Model Based on Birth-and-Death Process

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ABSTRACT

At first, the concept of bridge reliability is given, followed with its mathematic model. Then, based on the analysis about the mechanism of the damage and repair of bridges, and the state diversion of bridge network, the state diversion process is proved to be birth-and-death process. In the end, the state diversion balance equation of bridge network is built, and the evaluation model of wartime bridge reliability is got. The model is used in a certain example, and it is proved to be precise and credible.

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D. Wang and G. Qiu, "The Wartime Bridge Reliability Evaluation Model Based on Birth-and-Death Process," American Journal of Computational Mathematics, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2011, pp. 281-284. doi: 10.4236/ajcm.2011.14034.

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