The Lz-Transform Method for the Reliability and Fault Tolerance Assessment of Norilsk-Type Ship’s Diesel-Geared Traction Drives

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This paper focuses on a comparative analysis of the most important parameters of an icebreaker ship’s sustainable operations: the operational availability, power performance and power performance deficiency of the multi-state Multi-Power Source Traction Drives of Norilsk-type Arctic icebreaker ships. These parameters have a significant impact on the correct choice of the propulsive system of icebreaking vessels. The parameters’ evaluation was based on statistical operational data on Arctic icebreaker ships with diesel-geared traction drive. The Lz-transform approach was used to arrive at a solution of that problem. This approach drastically simplifies the solution compared with the straightforward Markov method.

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