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Optimal Experimental Design for Accelerated Life Testing and Design Evaluation

Abstract Nowadays product reliability becomes the top concern of the manufacturers and customers always prefer the products with good performances under long period. In order to estimate the lifetime of the product, accelerated life testing (ALT) is introduced because most of the products can last years even decades. Much research has been done in the ALT area and optimal design for ALT is a major topic. This dissertation consists of three main studies. First, a methodology of finding optimal design for ALT with right censoring and interval censoring have been developed and it employs the proportional hazard (PH) model and generalized linear model (GLM) to simplify the computational process. A sensitivity study is also given to show the effects brou... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Yang, Tao (Author) / Pan, Rong (Advisor) / Montgomery, Douglas (Committee member) / Borror, Connie (Committee member) / Rigdon, Steve (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Industrial engineering / Statistics / Accelerated Life Testing / Design of experiment / Generalized Linear Model / Optimal design
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 128 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Industrial Engineering 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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