Accession Number:

ADA093637

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

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. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE