Analysis of a System Reliability Lower Confidence Limit Assuming Gamma and Truncated Normal Failure Distributions.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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The statistical model developed and stated in NAVWEPS OD 29304 Guide Manual For Reliability Measurement Program contains very versatile procedures for obtaining both system reliability point estimates and system reliability lower confidence limits using a variety of test data on component parts, subassemblies, assemblies, and subsystems. This document makes the following assumptions on the components of the series system 1 Constant failure rate 2 Additivity of stress effects 3 Independence of part failure and 4 Failure rate constancy. The purpose of this thesis is to check the accuracy of this statistical model without the assumption of a constant failure rate. Author
- Operations Research
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems