?proven reliability concepts that lead to product cost reduction presented in the most practical of terms, covering the reasons, tools and methods that work?

This course addresses practical pathways toward manufacturing cost reduction through product reliability improvement. It explores ways to reduce or eliminate the impact of life-limiting failure mechanisms in design and manufacturing processes. Participants will review actual reliability case studies and have opportunities to develop working solutions for their own products.

Applications and benefits:

You will benefit by enhancing your understanding of the:

Who should attend:

Managers, Designers, Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, Reliability Engineers, and others involved in improving product quality and reliability will benefit from attending this course. There are no prerequisites for this course; however, some background in engineering or sciences is helpful.

Course Outline:

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Text: Practical Reliability Engineering, by Patrick D. T. O'Connor

About the Instructors

Dr. Andrew Kostic is a recognized authority in Product Reliability, Quality, and Failure Analysis. Dr. Kostic has been involved with all phases of the product life cycle in computer, aerospace, and medical industries. He is currently a Fellow Engineer at the Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Division Product Integrity Department. Previously, Dr. Kostic held senior technical positions at Unisys and IBM.

Dr. Kostic's classes have been taught around the world and are especially valued for their practicality.


Course: MRO-233 Duration: 3 Days FEE: $1,499 CEUs: 2.16

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Last modified November 11, 2011.