How to Analyze Reliability Data
- reliability data
This volume from the ASQ Statistics Division Basic References in Quality Control series deals with the techniques of analyzing reliability data. It presents modern methods for extracting from life test and field data the information needed to make sound decisions. The presentation is on an elementary level so those who have had only a basic course in statistics can apply the techniques. There are numerous references to more extensive discussions of the techniques and to computer programs which can supply the needed calculations. The booklet begins with a discussion of the basic concepts and theory for product life distributions and then describes graphical and analytical techniques used to analyze life data.