The Analysis of Insulation Breakdown Probabilities by the Up-And-Down Method

Svend Vibholm (fratrådt), Poul Thyregod

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses the assessment of breakdown probability by means of the up-and-down method. The Dixon and Mood approximation to the maximum-likelihood estimate is compared with the exact maximum-likelihood estimate for a number of response patterns. Estimates of the 50D probability breakdown voltage and the scale parameter of the breakdown probability function are considered, and the estimation bias is investigated.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalIEEE Transactions on Electrical Insulation
    VolumeEI-21
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)133-136
    ISSN0018-9367
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1986

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