Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics

1993, Volume 55, Series A, Pt. 1, 29-36

ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF SQUARENESS

By

RATAN DASGUPTA, Indian Statistical Institute

 

SUMMARY. Squareness of a job with circular face is defined to be the amount of projection of the face on the axis of the job. In ideal situation the plane of the face is perpendicular to the axis and the squareness equals zero. Under simple assumptions it is shown that the distribution of squareness is of the form K| X+ m | where K > 0, -µ < m < µ and X is a normal deviate. Some data sets are analysed by the model

AMS (1985) subject classification. 60E05,62N10

Key words and phrases. Industrial job, back cover, rotar, folded normal distribution.

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