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Mechanical Testing and Evaluation

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Howard Kuhn
Howard Kuhn
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Dana Medlin
Dana Medlin
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ASM International
Volume
8
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-176-4
Publication date:
2000
Book Chapter

Statistical Distributions[1]

By
Steven W. Rust
Steven W. Rust
Battelle Columbus Laboratories
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Richard C. Rice
Richard C. Rice
Battelle Columbus Laboratories
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Published:
2000
Publication history
May 20, 2015

Abstract

The six types of statistical distributions are normal distribution, log normal distribution, Weibull distribution, exponential distribution, binomial distribution, and Poisson distribution. This article discusses the applicability of each distribution, providing information on the probability density function, cumulative distribution function, population mean and variance, and parameter and percentile estimation.

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Steven W. Rust, Richard C. Rice, 2000. "Statistical Distributions", Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin

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