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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, Statistical Distributions, Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Vol 8, ASM Handbook, Edited By Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin, ASM International, 2000,

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