Accession Number:

ADA089652

Title:

A Note on a Difficulty Inherent in Estimating Reliability from Stress-Strength Relationships.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This note calls attention to a difficulty which arises frequently in the application of stress-strength methods in reliability theory. This difficulty has led to unanticipated catastrophic failures in a number of applications.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE