WEIBULL ANALYSIS OF RELIABILITY DATA WITH FEW OR NO FAILURES

Abstract:
THIS EXPOSITORY PAPER PRESENTS ESTIMATES AND CONFIDENCE LIMITS FOR WEIBULL PERCENTILES AND RELIABILITIES WHEN THE WEIBULL SHAPE PARAMETER BETA IS ASSUMED TO HAVE A KNOWN VALUE. THE METHODS ARE PARTICULARLY USEFUL WHEN THERE ARE FEW OR NO FAILURES, AND A SHAPE PARAMETER VALUE FROM SIMILAR DATA IS AVAILABLE.

  • PUBLICATION DATE:  Jul 1985
  • AUTHORS:  NELSON,W.
  • LOCATION/DAN:  NORM /29074-000  (For Internal Use)
  • JOURNAL NAME:  Journal of QUALITY TECHNOLOGY
    • VOL.:  17
    • NO.:  3
    • PAGES:  140-146
  • PERFORMING/PUBLISHING AGENCY NAME:  GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.

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