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A Note Describing the Marginal Benefits of Spares on Availability
A. Stulman and A. Mehrez
Journal of Applied Probability
Vol. 19, No. 4 (Dec., 1982), pp. 890-893
Published by: Applied Probability Trust
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3213846
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In this note we consider the marginal effect of adding an additional spare to a system containing operating units and their spares. We shall see that under the circumstance that the number of spares is greater than the number of repair facilities, the marginal effect will assume a simple interesting structure.
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