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… (More)
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2015
2015
The bathtub curve (BTC) can be viewed as an experimental reliability “passport” of a population of mass produced… (More)
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2012
2012
With few exceptions, reliability investigations focus on aging circuits that are ‘‘known good’’ at time zero. Both goodness… (More)
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2011
2011
The bathtub curve is essential in interpreting the hazard rate or failure rate function for the engineering reliability analysis… (More)
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2009
2009
Mean residual life is an important statistic in reliability analysis. Based on a general functional form of the derivative of the… (More)
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2009
2009
This paper presents a new reliability model for complex repairable systems, which combines a bathtub shaped ageing and imperfect… (More)
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2006
2006
We propose computationally tractable formal mathematical definitions for the 'useful period' of lifetime distributions with… (More)
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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… (More)
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2004
2004
Research Statistical Inference About the Shape Parameter of the New Two-parameter Bathtub-shaped Lifetime Distribution Jong-Wuu… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper addresses some of the fundamental assumptions underlying the bathtub curve. It is shown to be unlikely that any… (More)
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2002
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2002
 
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