# The 2 Parameter Birnbaum-Saunders Distribution 7 Formulas

This is part of a short series on the common life data distributions.

The Birnbaum-Saunders distribution is a univariate continuous distribution. This short article focuses on 7 formulas of the Birnbaum-Saunders Distribution. This distribution was designed to model the Miner’s rule, thus allowing for non-constant fatigue cycles through accumulated damage.

If you want to know more about fitting a set of data to a distribution, well that is in another article.

It has the essential formulas that you may find useful when answering specific questions. Knowing a distribution’s set of parameters does provide, along with the right formulas, a quick means to answer a wide range of reliability related questions. [Read more…]