FOOD FOR THOUGHT CONCERNING THE ESTIMATION OF MEAN TIME TO FAILURE OF EXPONENTIALLY DISTRIBUTED TIMES TO FAILURE

Authors
  1. Mann, S.L.W.
Corporate Authors
Operational Research and Analysis Establishment, Ottawa ONT (CAN) Directorate of Mathematics and Statistics
Abstract
Four examples of application of the programs are given, each of which demonstrate that there exist lower data-based estimates of the MTTF than the point-estimate and, therefore, could influence the accept-reject decision on acceptance testing.
Report Number
DLA-STAFFNOTE-81/6 —
Date of publication
15 Jul 1981
Number of Pages
47
DSTKIM No
81-02972
CANDIS No
33848
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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