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An engine system consists of three main components in a series, all having the same reliability. Determine the level of reliability required for each of the components if the engine is to have a reliability of 0.998.

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It is given that, all the three components have the same reliability R.

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The solution illustrates the determination of component reliabilities of a series system.

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