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Beyond Event Trees – Using RENO for Static and Dynamic Event Graphs

Traditional event tree analysis (ETA) is a technique for modeling and evaluating all the possible outcomes that could result from a single initiating event. The event graph, on the other hand, is a technique for examining the relationships between different events and outcomes, without the limitations of traditional event trees. In this article, we will explore how to use RENO to create and analyze event graphs.


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2014 ARS North America Coming Up Fast!

Next month’s Applied Reliability Symposium is rapidly approaching. Don’t miss the opportunity to come together with expert presenters from around the world to share real-world challenges and success stories. The Symposium is designed to encourage results-oriented presentations with interactive discussions about best practices, success stories and lessons learned. The Symposium is scheduled for June 3 - 5, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Visit to register now.


Submit 2014 ARS India Presentation Proposals

The 2014 Applied Reliability Symposium India will be held from November 12 - 14, 2014 in Bangalore, India and the presentation deadline is right around the corner! Presentation topics should be based on practical reliability and quality engineering practices derived from real-life experience. The proposal deadline is July 1, 2014. For additional information and to download the submission form, please visit the ARS India website at


Recognizing New CRP Recipient

Congratulations to Mr. Riccardo Rubini for receiving the Certified Reliability Professional certification at the 2014 Applied Reliability Symposium Europe in Paris. To achieve certification, candidates must complete a series of training courses focused on important reliability engineering topics, successfully apply the learned body of knowledge in the workplace and publicly present this expertise in an industry conference or journal.


Congratulations to the 2014 ARS Europe Excellent Presentation Award Winners!

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Excellent Presentation Awards from the Applied Reliability Symposium Europe in Paris last month. The award winners were selected based on votes cast by Symposium attendees.


  • Gold - Dr. Vesna Dakic from Bombardier Transportation
    Modeling of Complex System Reliability with Fault Tree Analysis - A Powerful Tool in the Right Hands
  • Silver - Richard Collinson from Thales Optronics
    Cheap & Effective Environmental Stress Screening
  • Bronze - Ronald Schop from Holland Innovative BV
    Compression Failures: The 10 Nasty Questions Management Can Ask After Creation of Your Weibull Plot


A big thank you to all of our presenters and congratulations to the award winners!

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