Reliability Engineering Fundamental

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2 days 

Delivery mode

Face-to-face or online



Standard price


Defence price


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In two days, you will develop skills and knowledge of the fundamentals of reliability analysis, including fault trees, reliability block diagrams, failure mode and effects analysis, event tree construction, reliability data collection and analysis, modelling systems for reliability analysis. You'll cover fundamental reliability engineering concepts. This course will focus on capability system acquisition problems related to defence and industry and how to identify and apply the most suitable strategies.

Course content

  • The concept of Reliability in engineering.
  • The basics of reliability assessment.
  • Understanding failure mechanisms and failure modes.
  • Determine why and how systems and processes fail.
  • Analysis, Design, Prediction and Modelling the Reliability data.
  • Reliability-based maintenance.
  • Techniques for improving the Reliability of a System.

Learning outcomes

Skills/competencies/knowledge that would be gained through this course:

Who should attend

This course suits anyone involved in maintenance and reliability engineering tasks. It will be particularly useful for:

  • Reliability and process engineers
  • Asset management professionals


Hatem Saad

Hatem Saad is a systems engineering, optimisation and performance specialist with teaching experience in science and engineering.

He received a PhD in physics from the University of New South Wales, Canberra. He completed his MSc in physics and BSc from the Faculty of Science, AL-Azhar University, Egypt. Hatem is currently a Research Associate with the Capability Systems Centre (CSC), School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT), UNSW at Canberra.  His research interests include quantum-inspired evolutionary algorithms, solving optimisation problems and reliability engineering.

Cancellation policy

Courses will be held subject to sufficient registrations. UNSW Canberra reserves the right to cancel a course up to five working days prior to commencement of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will have the opportunity to transfer your registration or be issued a full refund. If registrant cancels within 10 days of course commencement, a 50% registration fee will apply. UNSW Canberra is a registered ACT provider under ESOS Act 2000-CRICOS provider Code 00098G.