Hypothesis testing permits us to compare two groups of items and determine if there is a significant difference or not. There are many types of hypothesis tests depending on the specific question, type of data, and what is or is not known when designing the test. [Read more…]
Speaking reliability-wise, parallel, means any of the elements in parallel structure permit the system to function. This does not mean they are physically parallel (in all cases), as capacitors in parallel provide a specific behavior in the circuit and if one capacitor fails that system might fail.
In this simple drawing, there are n components in parallel and any one component is needed for the system to function. [Read more…]