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Bathtub curve

Known as: 'bathtub' curve, Bath-tub curve, Bathtub effect 
The bathtub curve is widely used in reliability engineering. It describes a particular form of the hazard function which comprises three parts: * The… Expand
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2014
2014
A three-parameter discrete distribution is introduced based on a recent modification of the continuous Weibull distribution. It… Expand
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2014
2014
In this paper, a new extended Weibull distribution with one scale parameter and two shape parameters is introduced. It is… Expand
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2012
2012
What Does a Bath Towel Have to Do with Security Policy? : Gender Trouble in the Swedish Armed Forces 
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2008
2008
A basic assumption often made in risk- and reliability-based inspection planning is that a Bayesian approach can be used. This… Expand
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2008
2008
X-shooter is a high-efficiency spectrograph capable of simultaneously observing the complete spectral range of 300- 2500 nm. The… Expand
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2005
2005
We show that a bathtub shaped failure rate can be obtained from a mixture of two increasing failure rate (IFR) models… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper addresses some of the fundamental assumptions underlying the bathtub curve. It is shown to be unlikely that any… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Models with bathtub-shaped failure rate function are useful in reliability analysis, and particularly in reliability… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • F.K Wang
  • Reliab. Eng. Syst. Saf.
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 206108158
Abstract It is a common situation that the failure rate function has a bathtub shape for many mechanical and electronic… Expand
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1994
1994
A viable explanation to the reliability bathtub curve is presented wherein failure rate is governed by a physical process of… Expand
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