PlayTIME with SuperSMITH Computer Tutorial


PlayTIME with SuperSMITH computer tutorial is a keystroke-by-keystroke tutorial book with case studies and problems in a step-by-step illustrated presentation. The objective of Playtime with SuperSMITH is to show both the novice and the expert how to use all the options and capability in the SuperSMITH software written by Fulton Findings. Fulton Findings software is used for solving reliability problems on a personal computer.

Playtime with SuperSMITH is for sale at a price of US$48.  Order PlayTIME with SuperSMITH computer tutorial by purchase order, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express card, or by sending a check to the address shown on the home page of this web site. 

PlayTIME with SuperSMITH computer tutorial contains problems used in the Weibull Analysis training programs conducted by Dr. Abernethy and Wes Fulton. Their seminar schedules are maintained on the web.

The Table Of Contents for PlayTIME with SuperSMITH

  1. Quick Start SuperSMITH
  2. Make Some Weibull Plots
  3. Lets Solve Some Problems---
    1. Data Input, Weibull MLE versus MRR
    2. Copy, cut and paste data from a mixture of failure modes
    3. Wire Fatigue Distribution Analysis
    4. Goodness of Fit...Distribution analysis with a large sample
    5. Failure Forecasting
    6. Optimal Replacement Intervals
    7. Let’s make some PDF and Hazard Plots and Forecast Plots with SuperSMITH Visual (SSV)
    8. Your Data
    9. WeiBayes with one failure versus MLE
    10. WeiBayes without a Failure
    11. How about a Dauser Shift?
    12. Inspection Interval Data
    13. Coarse Data
    14. Inspection Probit Data
    15. Better Methods for Solving the Classic BiWeibull
    16. Are two data sets significantly different
    17. Accelerated Test Analysis
    18. CROW-AMSAA Reliability Growth Modeling
    19. Inspection Option versus Kaplan-Meier for Warranty Data
    20. Are Two Weibull Data Sets Significantly Different?
    21. Probabilistic Design
    22. Fracture Mechanics
    23. The Binomial Distribution
    24. The Poisson
    25. Magic
    26. Systems Analysis for Independent Failure Modes
    27. Warranty Claims Data Matrix Analysis28
    28. High Resolution on Batch Effects with ACH
    29. Barringer Process Reliability
    30. Step – Stress Accelerated Testing and Analysis
    31. Vasan-Fulton Former Usage To Test Ratio (FUTR)
    32. An Improved Distribution Analysis With p-value Estimate (PVE%)
    33. AIAG Heavy Vehicle/equipment Usage Profiles
    34. Automatic Warranty Data Analysis and Time-To-Mileage Scale Conversion
    35. Total Uncertainty Interval Estimate – Accelerated Testing
    36. Total Uncertainty Estimates for Comparative Testing
    37. Total Uncertainty for Crow-AMSAA
    38. Bearing Probabilistic Design Function
    39. Tolerance Stackup Interference Prediction
    40. Classic Mixture of Two Failure Modes
    41. Mixtures of Two or Three Failure Modes with Batch Effects- YBath™
    42. Distribution of Beta (Weibull Slope)
    43. How Good are the Answers??
    44. Statistical Uncertainty of Important Results!!
    45. Accelerated Testing on Light Bulbs and Viewing S/N Curves
    46. Accelerated Testing for Mars Encounter Probe (2007 Gosset Challenge Problem 1)
    47. Six Sigma Quality Control for a Precision Pump (2007 Gosset Challenge Problem 2)
    48. Life Remaining on a Relief Valve (2007 Gosset Challenge Problem 3)
    49. Nelson Recurrent Events (RE) Analysis – Simplest Data Format
    50. Nelson Recurrent Events (RE) Analysis – Another Data Format
    51. Test Planning / Consumer Risk and Producer Risk
    52. Weibull Library
    53. Forecasting: Abernethy Risk vs. Crow/AMSAA, with Same Warranty Data Input
    54. Which Distribution Model Is Best For 2-Dimensional Miss-Distance?
  4.   Benchmark-Baseline Problem
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The Fulton Findings software packages described in PlayTIME computer tutorial are:

SuperSMITH Weibull a probability plotting software which operates under Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, XP, Vista, and Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit)
SuperSMITH Visual a scientific plotting software which operates under Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, XP, Vista, and Window 7 (32 bit and 64 bit)

More details on software prices and features are available from the SuperSMITH web page.

For PlayTIME with SUPERSMITH computer tutorial the contributors are:

Order PlayTIME with SuperSMITH computer tutorial by purchase order, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express card, or by sending a check to the address shown on the home page of this web site. The price for PlayTIME with SuperSMITH is US$48 plus shipping and handling-- US$30 for FedEX---US$40 and up for offshore shipments--duties (if any) are payable by the receiver.

All prices are subject to change without notice.

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Last revised 2/17/10