The following the objectives will be covered:
- Description of the basic principles governing the reliability/durability of electronic, electrical, mechanical, structural and site area systems.
- An understanding of mechanical, chemical, thermal, electrical and biological reactions which cause degradation.
- Basic reliability concepts such as failure rate, burn-in, Reliability With and Without Repair, redundancy, Availability, Mean Time Between Failure.
- Extensive information on the reliability and useful life of numerous equipment/systems of interest to designers, builders and installers of buildings, structures and developments.