The ASQ Reliability Division is the largest group in the world who promotes reliability training and education. We are a volunteer organization focused on providing reliability training and education through member benefits, thus advancing reliability engineering globally. We are a major professional specialty association within the framework of the American Society for Quality. Its members have particular expertise and interest in reliability and related disciplines. Our activities are concerned with reliability, maintainability, quality, safety, and effectiveness of products, processes, and services important to our members and the community at large. Our organization is open to ASQ member.


On Thu, Mar 11, Matthew Hu presented “ASQ RRD series webinar: Robustness Thinking in Design for Reliability – A Best Practice in Design for Reliability” Abstract Reliability is one of the most important characteristics of an engineering system. Reliability can be measured as robustness over time as a leading key performance indicator (KPI). ... more
Posted by Tim Gaens on Reliability and Risk Division Mar 31, 2021 5:07 PM CDT
ASQ RRD series webinar: Studying Fractures – Recognizing and Understanding Failure Modes Thu, Jul 8, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Presenter: Shane Turcott https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2524763884672852494 Abstract Investigating equipment failures is one of the key roles of the reliability team. Instead of guessing how a part ... more
Posted by Tim Gaens on Reliability and Risk Division Mar 31, 2021 4:24 PM CDT
ASQ RRD series webinar: Fault Tree Analysis as a Means to Promote Safety Thu, Jun 10, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Presenter: Jennifer B. Akers https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7448468213051240460 Designing safe products and systems is critical to reduce accident risk and minimize product liability. There are various reliability and ... more
Posted by Tim Gaens on Reliability and Risk Division Mar 31, 2021 4:14 PM CDT

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Mr. Gaens,

Yes, if the topics or points could be adequately presented in 30 minutes.

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