Reliability Databases

T.J. Bedford, G. Hardman, L.A. Walls, J.L. Quigley, Fabrizio Ruggeri (Editor), Ron Kenett (Editor), Frederick W. Faltin (Editor)

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages1800
ISBN (Print)9780470018613
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2008


  • reliability databases
  • failure data
  • maintenance
  • competing risks
  • failure modes
  • degradation modeling


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