Other Professional Reliability Organizations and Resources
ASQ Reliability Calendar
Reliasoft’s Certified Reliability Professional Program
Barringer & Associates has made Wallodi Weibull's reliability papers on available for download. Many of the papers are from Robert Abernathy's book, The New Weibull Handbook. Another list names missing articles the site would like to add if copies can be located.
Alion Science & Technology’s System Reliability Center
ARS - International Applied Reliability Symposium (ARS)
American Society for Quality - Reliability Division
IEEE Reliability Society
The Equipment Reliability Institute is an engineering school that focuses on the reliability and durability of equipment in the aircraft, automobile, telecom systems, and satellite industries. Although the institute charges a fee for its courses and consulting, its Web site has plenty of free information in the form of newsletters, articles, a message board, and a reliability glossary.
The European Safety and Reliability Assn. (ESRA) is a nonprofit umbrella organization with a membership consisting of national professional societies, industrial organizations, and higher education institutions. ESRA’s Web site has information on becoming a member, conference listings, safety, and reliability links and electronic copies of the ESRA newsletter.
Wiley InterScience’s Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability is a free searchable online encyclopedia. Topics include business statistics, process capability, and measurement systems analysis, design of experiments, sampling, process control, basic statistics for quality and reliability, Six Sigma, and more.
Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC): A Government and Industry focal point for Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Supportability, and Interoperability related Engineering, Data, Software, Information, Training and Technical Assistance.
RAMS - The annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium
Reliability Center Inc. has a Web site with features such as forums on various topics, a newsletter and articles, links to other organizations, a definitions page, and a search service.
This consumer review site for the reliability industry includes news, articles, reviews, question-and-answer pages on many topics, and what is called the Reliability Hall of Fame.
The Reliability, Maintainability and Supportability Partnership (RMSP) is an organization that fosters networking among organizations and people interested in reliability engineering. Its homepage features free articles, reliability links, the RMSP quarterly newsletter, events listings and job opportunity listings.
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is devoted to promoting maintenance and reliability education for people, production and quality processes. On its Web site visit the library for abstracts and articles from recent conferences or the popular Discussion Network for threads on topics such as maintenance training, motor management software and best practices.
SOLE - The International Society of Logistics
Supported by Reliasoft, this site is a premier source of information, discussion and tools for reliability engineering. From the home page, click on "Reliability Growth Analysis Online Reference" for principles and theory, "Reliability Glossary" for a complete list of terms or "Reliability Hotwire" to read the latest e-zine on improving reliability practices.