Course description

This course presents the concepts of reliability integrated with statistical techniques used in other areas of quality assurance. Special emphasis will be given to the study of Probability as applied to the reliability field. It provides a summary of methods and procedures of reliability statistics for professional designers and test and reliability personnel. Topics include a review of distributions, reliability management, safety in reliability, reliability in the design stage, product liability, apportionment, concepts of maintainability & availability, and systems reliability.

Course details

Hours: 39
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery