2. Plans of Tests with a Single Censorship

  1. Boris Gnedenko1,
  2. Igor Pavlov2 and
  3. Igor Ushakov3

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172407.ch2

Statistical Reliability Engineering

Statistical Reliability Engineering

How to Cite

Gnedenko, B., Pavlov, I. and Ushakov, I. (1999) Plans of Tests with a Single Censorship, in Statistical Reliability Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172407.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Moscow State University, Russia

  2. 2

    Moscow Bauman Technical University Moscow, Russia

  3. 3

    Qualcomm, Inc. San Diego, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471123569

Online ISBN: 9780470172407



  • maximum likelihood estimate (MLE);
  • statistic distribution function density;
  • unbiased estimate variance;
  • standard lower and upper γ-confidence limits;
  • failure free operation probability


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Exponential Distribution

  • Exponential Methods for IFR Distributions

  • Estimation of Unit Reliability Indices for General Parametric Case

  • Nonparametric Confidence Limits for Distribution Function

  • Bootstrap Method of Approximate Confidence Limits

  • Problems