Journal of Statistics Applications & Probability

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In this paper, we describe how to design and analyze the accelerated life testing (ALTg) plans for the improvement of the quality and the reliability of the product. We also focus on finding the expected cost rate and the expected total cost for age-replacement under warranty policy. The problem is studied using constant stress, under the assumption that the lifetimes of the units follow Burr Type-X distribution for predicting the cost of age replacement under warranty policy. Asymptotic variance and covariance matrix of the estimators are obtained by using the Fisher Information Matrix. Confidence intervals for parameters and respective errors are also obtained. A simulation study is performed to illustrate the statistical properties of the parameters and confidence bound. In the last, numerical examples are also carried out to illustrate the theoretical results.

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