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Quality quandaries: Impact of only below limit of detection data

Summary: [This abstract is based on the authors' abstract.] Treating below limit of detection data as left-censored data rather than as passes can lead to large reductions in the number of tests needed to demonstrate a design requirement.

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  • Topics: Engineering
  • Keywords: Standards and specifications, Specification limits, Event detection, Reliability, Continuous sampling plan, Failure analysis, Destructive testing
  • Author: Hamada, M. S.; Weaver, B. P.; Schmidt, C. C.
  • Journal: Quality Engineering