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One-Sided Tolerance Limits for a Broad Class of Lifetime Distributions

Summary: Addressed is the problem of determining a one-sided tolerance limit for a population possessing a distribution belonging to a broad class of lifetime distributions. A new implementation of existing general theory is given and contrasted with an earlier utilization of that theory. General guidelines are given for deciding which implementation to use. A method for adjusting for the accuracy of the measuring device is discussed and illustrated with an example.

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  • Topics: Statistics
  • Keywords: Statistics,Order statistics,Range,Tolerances
  • Author: Woodward, Wayne A.; Frawley, William H.
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology