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Graphical Analysis of System Repair Data

Summary: (This paper was presented at the Journal of Quality Technology Session at the 31st Annual Fall Technical Conference of the Chemical and Process Industries Division of the American Society for Quality Control and the Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences of the American Statistical Association in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 22-23, 1987.)A simple data plot for analyzing repairable systems data on numbers and costs of repairs is presented. The plot yields failure rates and other desired information. The plot also applies to biomedical, financial and other data.

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  • Topics: Reliability
  • Keywords: Graphical methods,Reliability,Repairable systems
  • Author: Nelson, Wayne
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology