Accession Number:

ADA059860

Title:

'Reliability Growth' as an Artifact of Renewal Testing

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY OPERATIONS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

It is shown that observed reliability growth may be an artifact of limited-horizon renewal testing. The growth of several estimators of failure rate and MTBF with test time is examined for a stationary renewal process. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE