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Reliability Engineering Terms – Data Collection and Analysis

What is Reliability Data Collection and Analysis?
Data collection and analysis facilitates an understanding of field operational use profiles and environmental stress data and is critical for ensuring design/process robustness. Collection and analysis of failure data to root failure cause identification and mitigation is critical to ensure product/process reliability growth and success over its life cycle.
What’s…  Read More

September 22nd, 2022|

Software Reliability Resources

Software Reliability Resources
Software Reliability In-Person Training
Register for a Software Failure Modes Effects Analysis course hosted Tuesday, Nov. 15 through Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando – Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, FL. 

If you’re involved in software design or development, you must consider potential failure modes in the software. This course…  Read More

September 6th, 2022|

Reliability Engineering Terms – Software Reliability

What is Software Reliability?
Software reliability is the probability that software will operate failure-free for a specified period of time in a specified environment. It is an important contributing factor impacting system reliability (which includes hardware and human reliability). Various approaches can be used to improve the reliability of software with an appropriate balance between development…  Read More

September 6th, 2022|Tags: |

Fall 2022 Reliability Engineering Training

Are you ready to advance your engineering skills?
Register for in-person reliability engineering open training hosted Tuesday, Nov. 15 through Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando – Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Quanterion Solutions, a longtime reliability engineering educator, will be providing the training, which consists of two course…  Read More

Physics-of-Failure (PoF) Resources

Reliability Physics/Physics-of-Failure Analysis Resources
Physics-of-Failure Analysis Publications
Physics-of-Failure Based Handbook of Microelectronic Systems
This handbook is intended for use by designers of highly complex electronic systems for military, aerospace, medical, telecommunications or any industry where an accurate assessment of reliability is needed and can be verified through testing.
Physics-of-Failure Modeling
The traditional approach to product reliability has largely been based…  Read More

June 22nd, 2022|Tags: |

Reliability Engineering Terms – Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

Reliability Engineering Terms – Root Cause Analysis
What is Root Cause Analysis?
Root cause analysis (RCA) is a class of problem-solving methods aimed at identifying and eliminating the root cause of failures.  The root cause of a failure mode is defined as the lowest-level condition (people, process, software, material, documentation or requirements) that is responsible for causing…  Read More

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Resources

Root Cause Analysis Resources
Root Cause Analysis Training
Reliability Growth through Robust Design and Test
This three-day course provides a complete overview of the reliability growth process associated with robust design and test techniques. It defines the basic concepts of reliability growth and illustrates how these concepts can be most effectively applied using a variety of design and…  Read More

Reliability Engineering Terms – Lifetime Extension Assessment

 

Lifetime Extension Assessment
What is Lifetime Extension Assessment?
Military and industrial products and systems may be required to operate or function significantly longer than what they were originally designed for (years, miles, cycles, etc.). Lifetime Extension Assessment addresses the potential risks and possible solutions associated with extending the lives of products, systems and processes.
What’s the payoff?
Informed decisions…  Read More

Quality Management Resources

Training
Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Enterprise
The purpose of this one-day course is to provide participants with an introduction to the foundational concepts of the Lean-Six Sigma philosophy and process. It will help participants successfully understand the organization of a Lean-Six Sigma program. Simulations on variations in such processes will be practiced. Upon completion of this…  Read More

Reliability Engineering Terms – Quality Management

What is Quality Management?
Quality management is a broad term used to describe those activities that are beneficial in building quality products. Other associated terms historically associated with this concept are Total Quality Management (TQM), Statistical Process Control (SPC), etc. The philosophies of Deming, Juran, Taguchi and others are part of this class of activities, as…  Read More