Chapter 11. The Binomial Distribution

  1. Richard Boddy and
  2. Gordon Smith

Published Online: 10 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch11

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

How to Cite

Boddy, R. and Smith, G. (2009) The Binomial Distribution, in Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch11

Author Information

  1. Statistics for Industry, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746646

Online ISBN: 9780470749296

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Keywords:

  • binomial distribution;
  • Nocharge plc and electrical insulators for outdoor use;
  • continuous data and discrete data;
  • probability tree and inspection schemes;
  • binomial probabilities with sample size 3;
  • exact binomial test;
  • inspection procedure and triangle test;
  • quality assurance example;
  • operating characteristic (OC) curves;
  • batch size effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Example

  • An exact binomial test

  • A quality assurance example

  • What is the effect of the batch size?

  • Problems