Design for Reliability
An overview of practical aspects of reliability engineering methodology to achieve highly reliable and cost-effective systems.
£300 per person
Who should attend?
Suitable for anyone looking to gain or improve their foundation knowledge in both quality and reliability engineering.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications but will require some technical knowledge.
- Appreciation of the cost benefits achievable through design for reliability.
- Gain practical knowledge to critically evaluate design problems.
- Potential improvements in the efficient use of time and materials.
- Principles of Design for Reliability
- Fundamentals of quality and reliability including classification of failures
- System Engineering Approach
- Block diagram analysis (series, parallel, standby and backup systems)
- Cost of reliability, initial cost & post-implementation cost, total lifetime operating cost.
- Quality (specification, normal distribution and probability)
- Root cause analysis
- Failure modes & eects analysis
- Stress-strength analysis
- Material selection
- Reliability centred maintenance
- Breakdown & preventative maintenance
- Installation & commissioning
- Element/component selection
- Stress-strength relationship
- Minimum complexity
- System reliability
- An outline of system engineering aspects of monitoring, control, reliability, survivability, integrity and maintenance.
Assessment2 hour written exam.
DatesDay 1: Wednesday 15th April
Day 2: Thursday 16th April
Day 3: Friday 17th April
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.