A METHOD FOR COMPUTING SERIES SYSTEM RELIABILITY WITH UNEQUAL COMPONENT SAMPLE SIZES.
Technical rept. for Jun-Dec 65,
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF
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A method is presented for constructing system reliability using component failure data when the sample sizes for testing on the component parts differ greatly. The procedure can be applied to weapons systems as easily as subsystems. No assumptions about failure distributions are made. The accuracy of the procedure was examined by computer simulations and in this manner the procedure has demonstrated high accuracy for cases of practical interest. Author
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems