Accession Number:

AD0801969

Title:

THE RELATIONSHIP OF EARLIEST FAILURES TO FLEET SIZE AND 'PARENT' POPULATION.

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept. 1 Mar-30 Apr 66,

Corporate Author:

COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The relationship between fleet size, earliest failures, and the reliability of the population based on non-parametric methods and on extremal statistics is examined. The use of extreme observations in the reconstruction of the distribution of parent populations is discussed, and is illustrated with data from fatigue and impact tests. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE