6. Sample Size Selection, Hypothesis Testing, and Goodness of Fit

  1. John I. McCool

Published Online: 7 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118351994.ch6

Using the Weibull Distribution: Reliability, Modeling, and Inference

Using the Weibull Distribution: Reliability, Modeling, and Inference

How to Cite

McCool, J. I. (2012) Sample Size Selection, Hypothesis Testing, and Goodness of Fit, in Using the Weibull Distribution: Reliability, Modeling, and Inference, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118351994.ch6

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:

  • sample size selection, hypothesis testing, goodness of fit;
  • interval estimates from Menon's method of estimation;
  • acceptance regions for tests on Weibull percentile;
  • OC curves for one-sided tests of Weibull shape parameter;
  • class of goodness-of-fit tests, as EDF tests

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Precision Measure for Maximum Likelihood (ML) Estimates

  • Interval Estimates from Menon's Method of Estimation

  • Hypothesis Testing—Single Samples

  • Operating Characteristic (OC) Curves for One-Sided Tests of the Weibull Shape Parameter

  • OC Curves for One-Sided Tests on a Weibull Percentile

  • Goodness of Fit

  • Lognormal versus Weibull

  • References

  • Exercises