Reliability Engineering Explained

John PaschkewitzTuesday, Sept 15, 2015

An introduction to the basics of reliability engineering that clarifies the definition of reliability and shows how it differs from many other quality functions. Key concepts, primary tools, and the impact of reliability are highlighted.

Examples from several products and industries are used to illustrate the role of reliability engineering. The presentation concludes with a description of the ASQ Reliability Division and the services it provides.



John Paschkewitz, PE, CRE

John Paschkewitz recently retired as leader of the reliability engineering function at Watlow. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a M.A. in Business Management from Central Michigan University. He is also a graduate of Defense Systems Management College Program Management Course. He is a registered Professional Engineer, an ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer, a senior member of ASQ, and member of ASME and SAE. He is a Regional Councilor for the ASQ Reliability Division. He has over 40 years experience in product assurance, testing, and reliability in the Air Force and in several industries from an OEM and supplier perspective.


ASQ St. Louis Section Monthly Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, Sept 15, 2015
05:30 PM – 09:00 PM Central

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