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Reliability Databases

Bedford, T.J. and Hardman, G. and Walls, L.A. and Quigley, J.L. (2008) Reliability Databases. In: Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability. John Wiley & Sons Inc.. ISBN 9780470018613

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Abstract

An overview of the development of reliability databases and their use in the analysis of failure data. We consider through examples the construction of a reliability database and the implementation of standard methods of analysis. We also discuss common criticisms of the use of reliability databases.