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.


1. Which of the following is most valuable in Human engineering?: A.FMECA B. Digital computer C. Monte Carlo Analysis D. Full scale model 2. Hazard probability level “A” assigned to a hazard normally means: The Hazard ….. A. Is possible B. Is unlikely to occur C. Is very likely to occur D. Will occur sometimes 3.The purpose of a burn-in operation on parts: ... more
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Mr. Gaens,

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

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