Best Practices in Reliability Data Analysis

Using Reliability Block Diagrams in System Design

A reliability block diagram (RBD) illustrates how individual components contribute to the overall reliability of a system. RBDs are extremely useful in achieving reliability goals, particularly for complex, multi-component systems. In this presentation, Bill Meeker, PhD, Professor of Statistics at Iowa State University, discusses examples based on personal computer and automobile brake systems to help you gain a better understanding of:

  • How RBDs can be used to compute the reliability of multi-component systems.
  • How to obtain reliability information on the individual components of a system.
  • Common system structures and implications for calculating their reliability.
  • How modern software can be used to simplify the construction of RBDs and obtain insights from them.
See these techniques in action!

To learn more and see how reliability block diagrams can be implemented in JMP, register below.

Reliability Block Diagrams in JMP

Hands-on Case Study

Join JMP product manager Leo Wright as he brings Dr. Meeker’s examples to life using JMP Pro.

In this video, Leo Wright provides a step-by-step demonstration of how to create reliability block diagrams in JMP Pro using the personal computer and automobile brake system examples introduced by Dr. Meeker.

To try out some of the techniques demonstrated in this webinar for yourself, request an evaluation of JMP Pro.

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