Practical Reliability Engineering
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 22, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 512 pages
With emphasis on practical aspects of engineering, this bestseller has gained worldwide recognition through progressive editions as the essential reliability textbook. This fifth edition retains the unique balanced mixture of reliability theory and applications, thoroughly updated with the latest industry best practices.
Practical Reliability Engineering fulfils the requirements of the Certified Reliability Engineer curriculum of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Each chapter is supported by practice questions, and a solutions manual is available to course tutors via the companion website.
Enhanced coverage of mathematics of reliability, physics of failure, graphical and software methods of failure data analysis, reliability prediction and modelling, design for reliability and safety as well as management and economics of reliability programmes ensures continued relevance to all quality assurance and reliability courses.
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The fifth edition will appeal to a wide range of readers from college students to seasoned engineering professionals involved in the design, development, manufacture and maintenance of reliable engineering products and systems.
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The monkey which has wrote the previous comment doesn't know anything about reliability engineering and is a hero behind his keyboard. O' Connor's book is excellent, the best on the subject.
This book is terrible. Do not buy. Most solutions are grossly incomplete. A proportion are just wrong, and extremely confusing/hard to follow. Each concept is explained briefly with hard to follow grammar which makes learning a nightmare. Concepts not clearly explained. Book uses formulas that do not exist inside book, the appendix is brief. You would expect for a book in its' 5th edition to be extremely good, with well worked solution and concepts. But this is not the case.
Do yourself a big favour and buy a different textbook on the topic..
Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance 284
Reliability Testing 306
Analysing Reliability Data 327
Reliability Demonstration and Growth 357
Reliability in Manufacture 386
Reliability Management 421
The Standard Cumulative Normal Distribution Function 451
Design for Reliability 177
Reliability of Mechanical Components and Systems 205
Electronic Systems Reliability 225
Software Reliability 262
Rank Tables 5 95 457
Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System FRACAS 465
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Matrix Algebra Revision 474