# The Weibull Distribution: Reliability Characterization Based on Linear and Circular Consecutive Systems

### Abstract

Linear and circular consecutive models play a vital role to study the mechanical systems emerging in various fields including survival analysis, reliability theory, biological disciplines, and other lifetime sciences. As a result, analysis of reliability properties of consecutive k − out − of − n : F systems has gained a lot of attention in recent years from a theoretical and practical point of view. In the present article, we have studied some important stochastic and aging properties of residual lifetime of consecutive k − out − of − n : F systems under the condition n − k + 1, k ≤ n and all components of the system are working at time t. The mean residual lifetime (MRL) and its hazard rate function are proposed for the linear consecutive k − out − of − n : F (lin/con/k/n:F) and circular consecutive k − out − of − n : F (cir/con/k/n:F) systems. Furthermore, several mathematical properties of the proposed MRL are examined. Finally, the Weibull distribution with two parameters is used as an example to explain the theoretical results.### References

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