About Weibull Distribution

A Weibull Distribution describes the type of failure mode experienced by the population (infant mortality, early wear out, random failures, rapid wear-out). Estimates are given for Beta (shape factor) and Eta (scale). MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is based on characteristic life curve, not straight arithmetic average.

A Weibull Distribution uses the following parameters:

If the value of Beta is greater than one (1), you can perform Preventative Maintenance (PM) Optimizations. A Gamma different from a value zero (0) means that the distribution is shifted to fit the datapoints more closely.

Note: This is an advanced feature and should be used in the proper context and with a good understanding of how to apply a three-parameter Weibull distribution.

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