Nelson, Wayne (1985, ASQC) General Electric Company Research and Development
This article is available for FREE to ASQ members with the appropriate membership type and/or magazine subscriptions. If you are signed-in you should be able to download articles you are entitled to receive. If you have questions about your membership please contact Customer Care at 800-248-1946 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.