5. Accelerated Testing

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

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172407.ch5

Statistical Reliability Engineering

Statistical Reliability Engineering

How to Cite

Gnedenko, B., Pavlov, I. and Ushakov, I. (1999) Accelerated Testing, in Statistical Reliability Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172407.ch5

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



  • stable performance parameter;
  • accelerated life testing (ALT);
  • accelerated and normal domain;
  • time to failure (TTF) cumulative distribution functions (CDFs);
  • linearity of time transformation function criteria


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Notions and Probabilistic Model

  • Accelerated-Life Test Data Analysis