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Unformatted text preview: 03/12/09 EP 471 Homework #4 Each problem is equally weighted: Suggestion : As you are coding/debugging your scripts, you may want to use a fewer number of trials than is requested in the problem statement so that your scripts run more quickly. When you are satisfied with your scripts, you can then increase the number of trials to the requested values to generate final plots. (1) The Weibull distribution is widely used in engineering practice. Although it is applicable to many engineering situations, its principal use is in the field of life phenomena. The PDF associated with the Weibull distribution is: o b o o b o o o x x x x x x x x x b x f = exp ) ( 1 , o x x x f < = ) ( with associated CDF: = = b o o x x x x x dt t f x F o...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course ENGINEERIN 471 taught by Professor Witt during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '08