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An open modelling approach for availability and reliability of systems. / Penttinen, Jussi-Pekka; Niemi, Arto; Gutleber, Johannes; Koskinen, Kari; Coatanea, Eric; Laitinen, Jouko.

In: Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 183, 03.2019, p. 387-399.

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Penttinen, J-P, Niemi, A, Gutleber, J, Koskinen, K, Coatanea, E & Laitinen, J 2019, 'An open modelling approach for availability and reliability of systems' Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol. 183, pp. 387-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2018.11.026

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Penttinen, J-P., Niemi, A., Gutleber, J., Koskinen, K., Coatanea, E., & Laitinen, J. (2019). An open modelling approach for availability and reliability of systems. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 183, 387-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2018.11.026

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Penttinen J-P, Niemi A, Gutleber J, Koskinen K, Coatanea E, Laitinen J. An open modelling approach for availability and reliability of systems. Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 2019 Mar;183:387-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2018.11.026

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Penttinen, Jussi-Pekka ; Niemi, Arto ; Gutleber, Johannes ; Koskinen, Kari ; Coatanea, Eric ; Laitinen, Jouko. / An open modelling approach for availability and reliability of systems. In: Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 2019 ; Vol. 183. pp. 387-399.

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