1992-09-01

Use and Abuse of Probabilistic Methods 921709

Three case histories are presented in which risk analysis or statistical methods were employed to develop arguments in product liability and product recall cases. Topics discussed include: the use of statistical significance testing to determine manufacturing differences; the necessity of following up statistical testing with sound engineering reasoning; sources of information for estimating publicly acceptable risk; and guidance from governmental regulatory agencies. Simple techniques are found to have very useful application.

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