Are Statistical Life-Testing Procedures Robust?

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  (1961, ASQC)   National Bureau of Standards

Industrial Quality Control    Vol. 17    No. 8
QICID: 4498    February 1961    pp. 5-6
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Article Abstract

Consequences of applying acceptance sampling procedures which assume an exponential failure law when actually the failure law is the Weibull distribution has been investigated by the National Bureau of Standards. It was found that these widely used statistical techniques are very sensitive to departures from initial assumptions.

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Reliability


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