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MESYS Calculation Software

As in the normal parameter variation, several input parameters can be added to the table “Generate list” and ranges (Start/End values) can be defined for them. No calculations steps are required for the ranges. However, a limitation on the number of statistical calculations can be set under the tab-page ‘Settings’.

Different types of probability distributions can be chosen from a drop-down list which is shown when double-clicking on a cell under the ‘Distribution’ column for any of the parameters:

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Uniform: The probability is equally distributed for a set of values between the maximum and minimum value of the parameter.

Normal distribution within range: The probability is calculated for a set of values ranging from the minimum to maximum by using a normal distribution.

Normal distribution without limit: The probability is calculated for a set of values theoretically in the range of all_img119 by using a normal distribution.

Minimum, maximum: The probability is equally distributed between the maximum and minimum values of the parameter.

Minimum, mean value, maximum: The probability is equally distributed between the maximum, mean and minimum values of the parameter.

Additionally, a factor can be set for the deviation and an offset value between -1 and 1 can be used to shift horizontally the ‘bell curve’ in either direction.