Reliability Engineering Training

System engineering and product development often involves many aspects that are not the core technology of the producing company. Reliability Engineering is a typical example. Mechanical, electronics, and software engineers have their own areas of expertise, but they often lack the reliability engineering point of view.

Training is customized for each customer, with the following general outline


Training Goals

  • Basic understanding of Reliability concepts
  • Relevant techniques for specific industry
  • How to implement reliability engineering in the product design process


Topics May Include

  • Basic terminology, concepts and mathematical methods (Reliability, Availability, MTBF, MTTR, hazard rate…)
  • Standard analytic methods (FMEA, FMECA, FTA, RBD)
  • Advanced methods (RBD Networks, Markov chains)
  • Examples from relevant industry
  • Software training (if relevant)


Who should attend?

  • Reliability engineers
  • System engineers that have to comply with reliability requirements
  • Electronic, electrical and mechanical engineers, developing critical systems

RAMS analyses are required by many international standards

Topic Standard
Generic functional safety of Electrical/Electronic/Programmable Electronic Safety-related Systems IEC 61508
Functional safety for RAIL EN 50126-50129
Functional safety for Automotive ISO 26262
Functional safety for Process industry IEC 61511
Functional safety for Nuclear industry IEC 61513
Guidelines For Development Of Civil Aircraft and Systems ARP 4754A
Application of risk management to medical devices ISO 14971


The RAMS analysis methods are also defined in standards

Method Standard
FMEA, FMECA Mil-Std-1629A, Mil-Std-882E


FTA IEC 61025


RBD IEC 61078
Markov chains IEC 61165


BQR provides RAMS analysis services and training in accordance with all the standards stated above