It is surprising to most people that there could be anything remotely controversial about statistical analysis. Nevertheless appearances can be deceptive, and a fundamental disagreement exists at the very heart of the subject between so-called Classical (also known as Frequentist) and Bayesian statisticians. Continue reading
Egerton Consulting has been awarded contracts by Siemens to carry out ARM studies of systems being supplied for new waste to energy plants. Continue reading
FMEA v FTA
Have you ever found it difficult to decide which technique you should be using to analyse a system – Failure Modes and Effects Analysis or Fault Tree Analysis? If so, then here are a few tips to help you decide. Continue reading
How do we improve product or system reliability performance through good design?
At first sight this question seems quite vague and open-ended, but applying the ideas of reliability engineering enables us to focus on a few key factors that can help to provide an answer. Continue reading
Statistical specialist, Martin Egerton, was invited to an inaugural meeting at the House of Lords of Manchester University’s School of Mathematics Alumni in June. Continue reading