The Problems with Our Reliability Engineering Practice
Kirk and Fred discuss the history of our Speaking of Reliability podcasts and the changes needed in approaches to reliability engineering and the need for leaders to continue practical and efficient reliability development.
Join Kirk and Fred as they discuss the current state of reliability engineering practice and moving away from MTBF and other metrics that have little value in improving reliability in new product development.
- The leaders of reliability engineering no longer with us, and the need for new reliability engineers to challenge traditional methods.
- The article (see link in notes)by the US Army “Reliability Prediction – Continued reliance on a misleading approach” and why it was written
- Why more reliability engineers need to question why they are doing the activities for reliability development, and whether it makes since.
Enjoy an episode of Speaking of Reliability. Where you can join friends as they discuss reliability topics. Join us as we discuss topics ranging from design for reliability techniques, to field data analysis approaches.
Here is the link to the US Army and CALCE document (in the public domain) “Reliability Prediction- Continued Reliance on a Misleading Approach”. Please distribute freely.
Here is a link to Kirk’s popular Accendo article “Why the Drain in the Bathtub Curve Matters” .
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Another excellent discussion!
Kirk Gray says
Thank you so much listening and for your compliment. We really appreciate the feedback.