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Reliability
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Finding Probability of Functioning
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Finding Probability of Functioning
for a Given Length of Time, 4
Key Terms, 10
Solved Problems, 11
Discussion and Review
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5.1. Continuous Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions
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Overview of most commonly used
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RELIABILITY
3.1
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When manufacturers claim that their products are very reliable they essentially mean that
the products can function as required for a long period of time, when used as specified. In
order to assess and improve the re

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SECTION 3
RELIABILITY
3.1
INTRODUCTION
When manufacturers claim that their products are very reliable they essentially mean that
the products can function as required for a long period of time, when used as specified. In
order to assess and improve the re

2. Some common failure time distributions
In reliability studies, because failure times are dened only for T > 0, some families of distributions
are commonly used in place of the normal distribution (truncated at t = 0). In particular
the exponential E (

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Chapter 5: Continuous Probability Distributions
5.1. Continuous Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions
All of the random variables discussed in Chapter 4 were discrete, assuming only a finite
number or a countably infinite number of values