Reliability Engineering Handbook
Providing a comprehensive approach to both the art and science of reliability engineering, this volume covers all aspects of the field, from basic concepts to accelerated testing, including SPC, designed experiments, human factors, and reliability management. It also presents the theory of reliability systems and its application as prescribed by industrial and government standards.
Table of Contents
1. Distribution 2. Parameter Estimation 3. Statistical Inference 4. Reliability Modeling 5. Relliability Testing 6. Maintainability and Availability 7. Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis 8. Part Selection and Derating 9. Reliability Design and Management Control 10. Product Safety 11. Human Factors In Reliability 12. Statistical Process Control 13. Experimentation
Bryan Dodson is the North American Director of Reliability Engineering at Visteon in Dearborn, Michigan. He formerly was the Manager of Reliability Engineering and Quality Information Systems for Continental Teves, Brake and Chassis, North America. Prior to joining Continental Teves, Dr. Dodson held the positions of Total Quality Management (TQM) Leader and Reliability Leader at Alcoa and the position of Industrial Engineer at Morton Thiokol. Dr. Dodson has authored seven books and five commercial software programs, including the Reliability Engineering Handbook (CRC, 1999), Weibull Analysis: with Software (ASQC Quality Press, 1994), and the Certified Reliability Engineer Examination Study Guide (ASQ). He also is the author of the International Quality Federation's Six Sigma certification exam. Dr. Dodson holds a B.S. in petroleum engineering, an M.S. in industrial engineering, an M.B.A., and a Doctor of Business Administration. In addition, he is an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), an ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), an ASQ Fellow, a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and a licensed Professional Engineer in Michigan and Indiana.