# Ausfall(s)teilheit

## English translation: shape parameter, Weibull slope

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 German term or phrase: Ausfall(s)teilheit English translation: shape parameter, Weibull slope Entered by:

 18:34 Dec 8, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mathematics & Statistics
 German term or phrase: Ausfall(s)teilheit Für jeden Scheibendurchmesser wird im Wahrscheinlichkeitsnetz der Weibull-Verteilung eine minimale Ausfall(s)teilheit definiert, siehe Abb. 3, die ein Segmentaus-schnitt erreichen muss, um die Prüfung zu bestehen
 optovisionGermany Local time: 02:38
 shape parameter OR Weibull slope Explanation:see e.g. (compare the mathematical expressions for the Weibull distribution in the original documents): http://www.weibull.com/hotwire/issue14/relbasics14.htm An important aspect of the Weibull distribution is how the values of the shape parameter, b, and the scale parameter, h, affect such distribution characteristics as the shape of the pdf curve, the reliability and the failure rate. [...] The Weibull shape parameter, b, is also known as the Weibull slope. This is because the value of b is equal to the slope of the line in a probability plot. Different values of the shape parameter can have marked effects on the behavior of the distribution. www.rz.rwth-aachen.de/mata/ downloads/statistik/KapI_5_2seiten.pdf Weibull - Verteilung: Beschreibung des Ausfallverhaltens von Geräten, Baugruppen etc. […] a: Maßstabsparameter (Charakteristische Lebensdauer) b: Formparameter (Ausfallsteilheit) c: Lageparameter (Ausfallfreie Zeit; c=0: zweiparametrige Weibullverteilung)
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Ken Cox
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3 +1failure rate
 Christine Lam
3shape parameter OR Weibull slopeKen Cox

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failure rate

Explanation:
was my first thought

 Christine LamLocal time: 20:38Native speaker of: GermanPRO pts in category: 4

agree  Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.: Yes, Weibull failure rate (function)
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shape parameter OR Weibull slope

Explanation:
see e.g. (compare the mathematical expressions for the Weibull distribution in the original documents):

http://www.weibull.com/hotwire/issue14/relbasics14.htm
An important aspect of the Weibull distribution is how the values of the shape parameter, b, and the scale parameter, h, affect such distribution characteristics as the shape of the pdf curve, the reliability and the failure rate.
[...]
The Weibull shape parameter, b, is also known as the Weibull slope. This is because the value of b is equal to the slope of the line in a probability plot. Different values of the shape parameter can have marked effects on the behavior of the distribution.

Weibull - Verteilung:
Beschreibung des Ausfallverhaltens von Geräten, Baugruppen etc.
[…]
a: Maßstabsparameter
(Charakteristische Lebensdauer)
b: Formparameter
(Ausfallsteilheit)
c: Lageparameter
(Ausfallfreie Zeit; c=0: zweiparametrige
Weibullverteilung)

 Ken CoxLocal time: 02:38Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 40

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