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NIST/SEMATECH Engineering Statistics Handbook Chapter 8: Reliability

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Author(s)

Alan Smeaton

Abstract

In today's technological world nearly everyone depends upon the continued functioning of a wide array of complex machinery and equipment for their everyday health, safety, mobility and economic welfare. Continual assessment of product reliability, and on-going control of the reliability, is a critical necessity in today's competitive business arena.This chapter describes the terms, models and techniques used to evaluateand predict product reliability.This chapter can be accessed via urlhttp://www.itl.nist.gov/div898/handbook/apr/apr.htmwithUSERID: handbook.editorPASSWD: prototype
Citation
NIST/SEMATECH Engineering Statistics Handbook Chapter 8: Reliability

Keywords

acceleration, censoring, failure rate, lifetime distribution models, reliability, repair rate, survival functions

Citation

Smeaton, A. (2003), NIST/SEMATECH Engineering Statistics Handbook Chapter 8: Reliability, NIST/SEMATECH Engineering Statistics Handbook Chapter 8: Reliability (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created June 1, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017