challeng: Challenger data

Description Format Source References Examples

Description

Contains data from the performance of O-rings in 23 U.S. space shuttle flights prior to the Challenger disaster of January 20, 1986.

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

Temp

Air Temp at launch (degrees F)

Pres

Leak check pressure

Fail

Number of O-rings that failed

n

6, number of O-rings in launch

Erosion

Number of erosion incidents

BlowBy

Number of blowby incidents

Damage

Total Damage Index

Date

date of flight

Source

Dalal, S, Fowlkes, E. B. and Hoadley, B. (1989), Risk analysis of the space shuttle: Pre-challenger prediction of failure, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 84, 945-957. See also Tufte, E. R. (1997), Visual and statistical Thinking: Displays of evidence for making decisions, Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press.

References

Weisberg, S. (2005). Applied Linear Regression, 3rd edition. New York: Wiley, Problem 12.6.

Examples

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