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On the analysis of reliability data

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dc.contributor.author Marshall, Sarah Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-13T21:34:10Z
dc.date.accessioned 2022-10-27T00:55:54Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-13T21:34:10Z
dc.date.available 2022-10-27T00:55:54Z
dc.date.copyright 2007
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.wgtn.ac.nz/handle/123456789/25367
dc.description.abstract Fitting models to observed failure data is an important topic in reliability. The resulting models can be useful both for the manufacturer, as well as for the end-user of the observed system. In this study, we first provide a summary of some useful results from reliability theory. We then present two procedures, which have been developed by extracting methods from the existing literature, that can be used as a starting point when analysing and fitting models to failure data. In particular we focus on obtaining analytical estimates of the lifetime distribution (for data from nonrepairable systems) and of the intensity of a NHPP (for data from a repairable system). Simulated data and claims data from the warranty database of a major car manufacturer are used to illustrate selected methods and tests from these procedures. en_NZ
dc.format pdf en_NZ
dc.language en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.publisher Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
dc.title On the analysis of reliability data en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Awarded Research Masters Thesis en_NZ
thesis.degree.grantor Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
thesis.degree.level Masters en_NZ


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