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RMMR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION Deadline extended to 15 June 2019

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – RMMR CONFERENCE

Come join us in celebrating 50 years of the ASQ Reliability & Risk Division!
Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk (RMMR) – the past 50 years, the next 50 years

Deadline extended to 15 June 2019

Abstracts for 25-minute presentations are welcome on topics related to the conference theme”RMMR – Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk – the past 50 years, the next 50 years”
Abstracts should be limited to 250 words and describe the “problem” and/or the topic addressed, the applied methodology, the findings and conclusions.
Be sure to include: Title – Keywords – Abstract – Name of authors and their affiliation, email and phone no.
If the submit button doesn’t work, please email the abstract to Submit Abstract

 

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ASQ RRD SERIES: Use Case 7

Use Case 7

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1354726267249324813

THU, JUN 13, 2019 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM EDT

Presenter: Adam Bahret

“Use Case 7” is a new meme being introduced. Use Case 7 is the way a customer may use your product in a manner that is way beyond anything you expect. Foreseeable only under the influence of a mind altering additive. Yet these cases tend to show themselves and need to be in scope to ensure adequate margins of safety and performance. Tune in to be a part of this unique experiential perspective.
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ASQ RRD SERIES: Systems Theoretic Process Analysis

ASQ RRD SERIES: Systems Theoretic Process Analysis

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/938043245302537741

presenter John Thomas

THU, JUN 6, 2019 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM EDT

As today’s systems are becoming increasingly complex and automated, nearly every industry has struggled to assure that their systems will operate reliably and as expected. For example, in 2008 an aircraft was destroyed during a rejected takeoff because a computer not only overrode pilot commands to slow the aircraft, but in fact increased the engine’s thrust level. In 2014, security researchers were able to use a Jeep Cherokee’s parking assist system to gain remote control of the steering wheel while driving. These and many other incidents involve individual components that each operated exactly as designed and yet the overall systems exhibited new unexpected behaviors—a phenomenon that is becoming increasingly common in modern systems.

This webinar will introduce Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA), a new systems approach for more effective design and analysis of large complex systems. The interdisciplinary approach is designed to capture often-overlooked issues such as incomplete, incorrect, or missing requirements, flawed automation, unanticipated interactions among components or subsystems, and unexpected human interactions. Although STPA can be used for safety analysis, it can also be used for other goals such as quality and security and it can be used to guide initial development efforts under design uncertainty when some of the most critical decisions are made. While STPA is relatively new, it is now being used in many industries including aviation, spacecraft, automotive, nuclear, petrochemical, and defense.

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RMMR abstracts submission Due 31th of May,2019

Submit an abstract and stand out between other Reliability professionals.

The RMMR – ‘Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk’ conference will be an excellent learning experience and a fun event recognizing the efforts of the volunteers and professionals who have brought you 50 years of excellence in reliability.

Abstracts for 25-minute presentations are welcome on topics related to the conference theme”RMMR – Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk – the past 50 years, the next 50 years”
Abstracts should be limited to 250 words and describe the “problem” and/or the topic addressed, the applied methodology, the findings and conclusions.
Be sure to include: Title – Keywords – Abstract – Name of authors and their affiliation, email and phone no.
If the submit button doesn’t work, please email the abstract to Submit Abstract

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RMMR Oct 15-16-17, 2019 Pre and post courses on Oct 14-18

For whom intends to visit the RMMR conference, October 15-16-17, 2019
There are some interesting courses pre and post the conference.

Monday courses October 14, 2019:
– Accelerated Testing – Problems, Mysteries and Solutions (by Jim McLinn)
– Practical Development and Application of Risk Management Frameworks (by JD Solomon)

Friday courses October 18, 2019:
– Weibull ​Analysis ​in ​the ​Real ​World (by Jim Breneman)
– Capital Asset Management / Critical Asset Strategy (by David Auda)

Link to course information

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Video: ASQ RRD SERIES: WHAT IS RELIABILITY?

On Apr 11, 2019 Terrence O’Hanlon presented “What is Reliability?”

below a link to the recorded video of the webinar.

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ASQ RRD Series: La Profesión de Confiabilidad (Reliability), tendencias

ASQ RRD Series: La Profesión de Confiabilidad (Reliability), tendencias on May 27, 2019 11:00 AM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/63283889724613388

Speaker: Norma Antunano

 

En este Webinar se comparte como las prácticas de Confiabilidad “Reliability” y de manejo de Riesgo son factores importantes independientemente del tipo de organización. La evolución tecnológica ha ido influyendo cambios en nuestros vidas a un ritmo más rápido que diez o más años atrás. Al mismo tiempo, nuestras expectativas en Confiabilidad en productos y servicios se mantienen o se han ido incrementado a como los nuevos riesgos, retos, y oportunidades se presentan en las áreas profesionales o en la vida a nivel personal. Usando aplicaciones breves, cómo las áreas cubiertas en la certificación de Ingeniera de Confiabilidad nos ayudan a analizar situaciones reales y prácticas desde la fase de diseño hasta la etapa de servicio (durante el ciclo de vida del producto o servicio) considerando los fundamentos de ciencia que soportan las áreas de confiabilidad y de manejo de riesgo, con efectividad y siendo proactivo. Independientemente si usted es nuevo a la profesión o tiene experiencia, le invitamos a identificar cual puede ser su oportunidad en avanzar la práctica soportando nuestra confiabilidad en los productos y servicios, así como en la práctica de manejar riesgo.

Biografía breve
Norma ha practicado la profesión de Calidad, ingeniería de confiabilidad, y en las áreas de negocio global por más de 20 años trabajando para Medtronic, Honeywell, Motorola, Broadcom, HP, empresas start-up, y agencias del gobierno. Ella ha sido responsable por transformaciones en los servicios IT en organizaciones Fortune 500, ejecutado y asesorado diversidad de proyectos ingenieriles y de negocio aplicando métodos de “lean six sigma”, técnicas de ingeniería de calidad y confiabilidad. Norma es Ingeniero certificado en Reliability, Software y Calidad por ASQ, Master Six Sigma Black Belt, Fellow de ASQ, y miembro del grupo IEEE desarrollando los estándares relacionados a la administración de los sistemas y recursos Cloud (Cloud Federation). Ella ha sido evaluador del programa quality.

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Slides: ASQ RRD SERIES: WHAT IS RELIABILITY?

On Apr 11, 2019 Terrence O’Hanlon presented “What is Reliability?”

below a link to the slides of the webinar, recording will be put online later.

What_is_Reliability

 

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TECH SPOT: SAMPLE CRE QUESTIONS (PART 5)

Answers to CRE questions in March 2019 Newsletter

1. X and Y are discrete random variables. The probability that X = 3 is 0.20 and the probability that Y = 4 is 0.30. The probability of observing that X = 3 and Y = 4 concurrently is closest to:
a. 0.06
b. 0.
c. 0.50
d. Cannot answer with the information provided.

2. The probabilities that three students will earn an A on an exam are 0.20, 0.25, and 0.30, respectively. If each student’s performance is independent of that of the other two students, the probability that all three students will earn an A is closest to:
a. 0.0150
b. 0.0075
c. 0.0010
d. 0.7500

3. The following table summarizes the availability of trucks with air bags and bucket seats at a dealership.
What is the probability of randomly selecting a truck with air bags and bucket seats?

a. 0.34
b. 0.57
c. 0.28
d. 0.16

4. The lower limit of a normal distribution is:
a. negative one
b. zero
c. one
d. negative infinity

5. Approximately 50 percent of all observations for a normally distributed random variable fall in the interval:
a. μ ± 2σ
b. μ ± 0.67σ
c. μ ± σ
d. μ ± 3σ

6. A depot receives an average of two engines per day to repair. The probability that they will receive 20 engines in 8 days is:
a. 3.66%
b. 16.56%
c. 6.40%
d. 5.59%

7. The approximate 99% confidence interval for the population mean based on a sample of 60 returns with a mean of 7% and a sample standard deviation of 25% is closest to:
a. 1.546% to 13.454%
b. 0.546% to 13.454%
c. -1.59% to 15.589%
d. 1.584% to 14.584%

8. What is the computed value of the test statistic that follows an F-distribution when sample variances are equal and the level of significance is 0.10?
a. 0.90
b. 0.05
c. 1.00
d. 0.10

9 A survey is taken to determine whether the average starting salaries of Reliability engineers is equal to or greater than $59,000 per year. What is the test statistic given a sample of 135 new Reliability engineers with a mean starting salary of $64,000 and a standard deviation of $5,500?
a. -0.91
b. -10.56
c. 10.56
d. 0.91

10. You have collected monthly returns to depot and want to test the null hypothesis that the standard deviation exceeds the advertised standard deviation of 3.5%. The most appropriate test statistic is based on
a. chi-square test
b. t-test
c. F-test
d. z-test

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RMMR website is live!

Come join us in celebrating 50 years of the ASQ Reliability & Risk Division!

The conference will feature an extraordinary program, keynote speakers, recognition events, a banquet, and optional pre and post-conference courses.
This conference will be an excellent learning experience and a fun event recognizing the efforts of the volunteers who have brought you

50 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN RELIABILITY.

Call for Abstracts are due May 31, 2019. Refer to submittal information at www.asqrd.org/RMMR/.

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