3-day Reliability Engineering Training

Reliability Engineering
 Registration Closed
Date: 2012-12-11 00:00 - 2012-12-12 00:00

This training course aims to achieve:
  • Understanding of the reliability terms, its definitions and use
  • Understand the value of reliability engineering and the value it will bring to the organization
  • Knowledge of the reliability engineering tools, where it is mapped in the asset’s lifecycle and recognize its applicability in the workplace
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand what Reliability Engineering is and the value it can deliver to the asset’s life cycle and the organization’s bottom line
  • Be knowledgeable of the tools in Reliability Engineering and know its application
Course Outline
Day 1
  1. Introduction to Reliability Engineering
    • What is Reliability Engineering?
      • Brief History
      • Role in Asset Life Cycle
      • Reliability Engineering vs Maintenance
    • What is Reliability?
      • Definition
      • Reliability vs Quality vs Safety
      • Business Case for Reliability
    • What is the role of a Reliability Engineer?
      • Reliability Engineer vs Maintenance Engineer
      • Certifications and competencies
  2. Definition of terms
    • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Failure, etc.
    • Repairable vs non-repairable components
  3. Asset Life Cycle
    • Asset life cycle vs the reliability engineering tools
    • Overview of asset management
  4. Basic Statistics
    • Mean, median, mode
    • Distribution models (Normal, Weibull, Exponential, Lognormal, etc)
      • Probability density function, pdf
      • Cumulative density function, cdf
      • Reliability function
      • Hazard rate
    • MTBF, MTTR
    • Distribution models vs failure patterns
      • Bath tub curve
      • Constant failure rate
    • Practical applications of statistical analysis
      • Weibull analysis
      • Warranty
  5. Design for Reliability
    • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) Analysis
      • Reliability Block Diagrams
        1. Series RBDs
        2. Parallel RBDs
        3. Complex RBDs
      • System Analysis and Modeling
        1. Data sources
        2. Exercise 
          Homework – Reliability System Analysis, MTBF calculation, Weibull analysis using MS Excel spreadsheet
          Day 2 (continue Design for Reliability)
          Reliability Centered Maintenance
          Life Cycle Cost Analysis
          Risk Evaluation Tools

          Qualitative vs Quantitative Risk Assessment
          Instrumented Protected Function
          Risk Based Inspection
          Hazards and Operability Studies
          Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
          Fault Tree and Event Tree Analysis
  6. Maintenance Reliability
    • Maintenance Strategies
      • P-F Curve
      • PM, CM, PdM
    • Root Cause Analysis
      • 5Why
      • Complex RCAs, e.g. Apollo, Why Tree, etc. 
        Conduct FMEA and RCA on a given problem
        Reflect on current organization maintenance and reliability strategies 
        Day 3 (continue Maintenance Reliability)
        Pareto Analysis
        Bad Actor Analysis
        Reliability Opportunity Identification
        Total Productive Maintenance, Operator Driven Reliability
        Six Sigma
        Exercise – Download company’s data and run a Pareto analysis of the common failure modes.  Identify which equipment are the bad actors.
  7. Human Factors
    • Reason’s human error model
      • Slips and lapses
      • Mistakes
    • Human Error Assessment and Reduction Technique (HEART)
    • Calculating human error probability (HEP)
  8. Reliability Management
    • Reliability Organization: Core vs Support Role
    • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
    • Normal Accident vs High Reliability Organization (HRO)
    • Reliability Frameworks 
      Review learning
      Recap and close
      • The course will incorporate reflective practice to enhance learning experience.
      • An optional follow-up session may be conducted to check on a learning project or for consultation.
About the Trainor
Teddy Tabanao, CRE, CMRP, PMPi
Reliability Engineering Specialist
Teddy Tabanao, CRE, CMRP, PMP is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) of the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), certified Project Management Professional (PMP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and certified Asset Management professional of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM).  He is a graduate of MSc Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK and a cum laude graduate of BSc Chemical Engineering from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.  He has been successful in deploying reliability processes leveraging skills and knowledge from Shell’s Operational Excellence Standard and Chevron’s Surface Equipment Reliability Improvement Procedure (SERIP), has delivered assets towards Calculative maturity in a short span of time and has been awarded for achieving reliability culture change and step-up improvement.  He has facilitated workshops in the Philippines and overseas and is the founder of the online initiative, Reliability Society Philippines.




All Dates

  • From 2012-12-11 00:00 to 2012-12-12 00:00