3. Properties of the Weibull Distribution

  1. John I. McCool

Published Online: 7 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118351994.ch3

Using the Weibull Distribution: Reliability, Modeling, and Inference

Using the Weibull Distribution: Reliability, Modeling, and Inference

How to Cite

McCool, J. I. (2012) Properties of the Weibull Distribution, in Using the Weibull Distribution: Reliability, Modeling, and Inference, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118351994.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118217986

Online ISBN: 9781118351994

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Keywords:

  • Weibull distribution properties, two/three parameters;
  • Weibull distribution, fitting diverse random phenomena;
  • MTBF and Weibull and linear transformation;
  • Weibull distribution, limiting distribution of smallest extremes;
  • conditional Weibull distribution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Weibull Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF), Percentiles, Moments, and Hazard Function

  • The Minima of Weibull Samples

  • Transformations

  • The Conditional Weibull Distribution

  • Quantiles for Order Statistics of a Weibull Sample

  • Simulating Weibull Samples

  • References

  • Exercises