DEPENDABILITY 03 – Module 03 • Intrinsic reliability calculation

Reliability, an essential component of reliability


2 days

Price (per trainee):

Distance learning: 1 400 € ex-tax
Face to face learning: 1 600 € ex-tax


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Measure and quantify the reliability of the system components.

  • Understand the interest of the reliability calculation of the components of a system,
  • Know different methods,
  • Know how to take into account the mission profile and the standards for the reliability calculation.

At the end of the training, the trainee will:

  • Know the necessary elements for a reliability calculation,
  • Be able to conduct an intrinsic reliability calculation.


Day 1

Introduction to the concept of reliability

  • Definitions
  • Stakes, context and objectives

Predictive method

  • Statistics, mathematical models and laws
  • References, standards and simulations

Operational method

  • Bench testing
  • Feedback from experience/field

Specific approaches by domain

  • Stress-resistance type calculations in mechanics
  • Standards and calculations in electronics
  • Qualitative evaluation in software

Day 2

Mission profile

  • Reference mode of use
  • Identify and recognize the required parameters for reliability calculations

Software tools

  • Some examples and their possibilities

Workshop: Application of the reliability calculation process

  • Import the list of components
  • Build the mission profile
  • Reliability calculation

EAssessment for learning: quiz

Dedicated to

  • Program Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Controller
  • Project Quality Manager
  • Dependability Manager


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