Chapter 1. Reliability Engineering and Product Life Cycle

  1. Guangbin Yang

Published Online: 23 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470117880.ch1

Life Cycle Reliability Engineering

Life Cycle Reliability Engineering

How to Cite

Yang, G. (2007) Reliability Engineering and Product Life Cycle, in Life Cycle Reliability Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470117880.ch1

Author Information

  1. Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471715290

Online ISBN: 9780470117880



  • reliability engineering and product life cycle;
  • building maximum reliability into product;
  • minimizing production process variation;
  • reliability engineering integration into product life cycle;
  • reliability tasks in design and development phase


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Reliability Engineering

  • Product Life Cycle

  • Integration of Reliability Engineering into the Product Life Cycle

  • Reliability in the Concurrent Product Realization Process

  • Problems