cycle testing one sample
Posted on 2012-08-20
We are going through legacy test procedures to determine failure probabilities for evaluating the efectiveness of tests, whether more samples and/or cylces/specimens should be performed to assure a low enough failure probability at a high level of confidence.
One of these legacy tests is performed on one sample of a mechanism 30 times. If the mechanism does not operate one time in those 30 cycles, the entire population of the mechanism fails.
What failure probability and confidence level is associated with this test, and what should it be, if not it's current probability and level?
I appreciate any guidance you can provide.