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.


Quality Engineering (the Journal) is organizing a special issue dedicated to the research advancement in the field of Reliability Engineering to be published in the fall of 2023. This is the fourth time that the Journal is organizing a special issue on Reliability Engineering. The previous special issues were published in the July issues of 2015, ... more
Posted by Tim Gaens on Reliability and Risk Division Dec 5, 2022 9:25 AM CST
On November 10, 2022, the Board of Directors of ASQ elected Mohammad Pourgol-Mohammad, a Fellow of the Society. His citation reads: “For contributions in engineering research and education for Reliability Science, Risk Analysis and Quality Assurance.” The grade of ASQ Fellow is an earned distinction, based upon an individual’s established ... more
Posted by Tim Gaens on Reliability and Risk Division Dec 5, 2022 2:47 AM CST
ASQ RRD Webinar: Case Study – Pellet Conveyor Failure Presenter: Kaushal Kumar Singh Thursday, Jan 12 2023 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) https://asq.webex.com/weblink/register/r93a0b3279dfabf395e73bdb89d87054f Case Study – Pellet Conveyor Failure more
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Mr. Gaens,

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Background: see Kapur & Lamberson," Reliability in Engineering Design," Wiley, 1977

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