Reliability Engineering: Definition & Purpose


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Reliability engineering is a sub-phase of the _____ phase of the software development life cycle (SDLC).

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1. Reliability is defined as the ability of a product or system to perform its required functions _____.

2. One of the objectives of reliability engineering is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What does reliability engineering seek to achieve? This quiz and worksheet is a fast way to measure your ability to answer this question and others about reliability engineering.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The phase of the software development life cycle under which reliability engineering falls
  • How to define 'reliability'
  • An objective of reliability engineering
  • The mechanism that can determine the reliability of a system
  • Tests that can prove the absence of reliability

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a main concept, such as reliability
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about determining the reliability of a system or product
  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between testing and proving the absence of reliability

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the lesson titled Reliability Engineering: Definition & Purpose. Here are a few examples of what you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of reliability engineering objectives
  • How to justify reliability engineering
  • Measuring system reliability