Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

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Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Hari ( )
Date posted: Sat Mar 8 0:24:41 US/Eastern 2003
Subject: Physical significance of Weibull Shape and scale paramenters
Someone can you help me please...... When statistically speaking shape decides the shape of the distribution(Whether it is normal,exponential,skewed distribution,etc....),Scale parameter decides the 63%of population fail with in that time.... When you convert this statical problem to physical problem(Practicle problem),On what properties this parameters depends........So in brief... What is the physical significance of Weibull shape and scale parameter?


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