Applications of the Weibull distribution
Hager, Charles F.
Zehna, Peter W.
MetadataShow full item record
A summary or the Weibull distribution and three representative sampling procedures to determine point and confidence interval estimates of the parameters that occur in the functional form of the Weibull distribution are presented. Following this, a model, assuming the Weibull distribution, is proposed which could have possible applications in analyzing Polaris Missile System Trouble Failure Reports to determine point estimates of the reliability of the Polaris Missile components. I am indebted to Professor P. W. Zehna tor his continued patience, encouragement, and most capable guidance while acting as faculty advisor. I also wish to thank Professor W.M. Woods tor his valuable assistance as second reader.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Lukens, Richard Walter (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1983-06);A principal mode of failure of structural components in mechanical systems is fatigue. One method of predicting the probability of fatigue failure of a structural component is to determine the probability that the calculated ...
Methods for determining performance expectations and optimal no build times of fielded jet engines Mlikan, Mark E. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1996-06);This thesis investigates methods for determining fielded jet engine performance expectations. Data exported from the Naval Aviation Logistics Data Analysis (NALDA) data base was fitted by a Weibull distribution to obtain ...
Comparing the Maximum Likelihood Method and a Modified Moment Method to fit a Weibull distribution to aircraft engine failure time data. Güimil, Fernando (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1997-09);This thesis provides a comparison of the accuracies of two methods for fitting a Weibull distribution to a set of aircraft engines time between failure data. One method used is the Maximum Likelihood Method and assumes ...