Reliability-Related Websites

This page provides some useful reliability-related websites. Click here for a list of reliability-related books.

Reliability, Quality
& Life Data Analysis

& Plant Management

General Engineering

Reliability, Quality and Life Data Analysis

  • ReliaSoft - Industry Leader in Reliability Engineering R&D, Software and Services
    ReliaSoft's website provides dates for upcoming software training seminars, news on ReliaSoft's products, opportunities for free downloads and reliability engineering related references.

  • - Reliability Analysis Resources
    This site provided by ReliaSoft is the premier source of information, discussion and tools for reliability engineering.

  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)
    This site has information about the American Society for Quality and provides resources on quality. Includes information on ISO/QS 9000, ISO 14000 and related programs.

  • Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)
    This site provides information on failure experience data, as well as reliability and maintainability information, including failure rate, failure mode and replacement rate data, etc.

  • IEEE Reliability Society
    This site has reliability resources, publications, forums and information about the IEEE Reliability Society. The home page for the IEEE Transactions on Reliability, a printed quarterly journal for reliability issues is located at

  • International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering (IJRQSE)
    This site provides access to the table of contents and abstracts for past issues of IJRQSE, which is a journal that focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of reliability, quality and safety in engineering. This site also provides full-text access to one sample issue of
    the journal.

  • iSixSigma
    iSixSigma provides information related to Six Sigma and quality, including articles, a discussion forum, tools, templates and jobs.

  • Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
    This site contains information on the U.K.-based Motor Industry Software Reliability Association.

  • NIST Engineering Statistics Handbook
    This site features a beta release of the Engineering Statistics handbook and includes statistical methods. A valuable resource that provides details on a wide variety of statistical and reliability analysis techniques.

  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology Reliability, Safety and Security Studies
    This site provides information on the courses offered from the NTNU ROSS program and also provides organized lists of reliability-related resources, including standards, conferences, recommended books, etc.

  • Reliability Engineering and System Safety
    This site provides access to the table of contents and abstracts for past issues of the Reliability Engineering and System Safety journal, which is an international journal devoted to the development and application of methods for the enhancement of the safety and reliability of complex technological systems, like nuclear power plants, chemical plants, hazardous waste facilities and space systems. This site also provides full-text access to one sample issue of
    the journal.

  • Six Sigma
    This site provides information related to Six Sigma, which includes articles, resources, links, training and a discussion forum.

  • Society of Reliability Engineers (SRE)
    This site contains information about the Society of Reliability Engineers organization. Provides reliability-oriented news, publications and software utilities.

  • Solo Mantenimiento Industrial
    This site is in Spanish and provides industrial reliability and maintenance resources.

  • Statistics Glossary
    This site provides a glossary of statistical terms prepared by the Statistical Education through Problem Solving (STEPS) Project.

  • System Reliability Center
    Operated by Alion Science and Technology with over 35 years experience and 50 R&M professionals in reliability consulting and training for DOD and industry.  Also featured is PRISM, the most advanced reliability prediction and assessment methodology.  

  • University of Maryland Reliability Engineering
    This site contains information on the UM reliability engineering program and provides links to general information on Reliability Engineering including standards and handbooks, professional organizations, etc.

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Reliability and Maintainability Center
    This site provides information about an industry-supported center within the University of Tennessee's College of Engineering. The center's goal is to "advance reliability and maintenance education and practices within the academic and industrial communities." The university offers master's and undergraduate minor programs in Reliability and Maintainability Engineering (RME), as well as an RME Implementation Certificate program.

  • WWW Sites of Reliability Interest
    This page contains links to websites of Reliability interest, prepared by Professor Ramon V. Leon from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Maintenance and Plant Management

  • Business Industrial Network
    The Business and Industrial Network provides on-site and online maintenance engineering technical support to help eliminates unnecessary equipment downtime. This site also provides an online solution database, engineering books, e-books and resources.

  • Equipment Reliability Institute (ERI)
    The Equipment Reliability Institute (ERI) provides information and training on equipment reliability, including vibration and shock measurement, testing and screening.

  • IDCON - A Maintenance Management Consultant Firm
    IDCON, INC. is a reliability and maintenance management consultant company. IDCON, INC. helps plants with planning and scheduling of maintenance work, preventive maintenance and operator equipment care, root cause problem elimination, stores improvement, assessments and more. The site contains an article library with publications on a variety of topics.

  • Maintenance Journal
    This site presents an online quarterly journal for maintenance and maintenance management. Includes news, surveys, references and other resources.

    This site provides information on plant engineering, maintenance and reliability resources.

    This site provides maintenance management related articles, books and forums. It also provides links to information on reliability, CMMS, condition monitoring, maintenance planning, quality, ISO9000, safety, spares control, team work, facilities maintenance, SAP, total productive maintenance and trades training.

  • New Standard Institute
    New Standard Institute is a publishing and consulting company that specializes in maintenance planning and scheduling, maintenance storerooms, shutdowns, turnarounds and outages and maintenance process management

  • Plant Maintenance
    The Plant Maintenance Resource Center provides resources for industrial maintenance professionals. This site includes links to maintenance consultants, CMMS and maintenance software, CMMS vendors, maintenance conferences and conference papers, articles on maintenance and many other resources.

  • Reliability Magazine
    This is the online version of Reliability Magazine, which is dedicated to machinery reliability, the predictive maintenance industry, root cause failure analysis and reliability centered maintenance.

  • Reliable Plant
    Reliable Plant’s editorial content focuses on how to increase uptime and OEE, reduce waste and inefficiency through the use of lean and related techniques, increase organizational and planning skills, promote empowerment and cross-functional cooperation and increase reliability’s role and importance in your plant and corporate structure.

  • Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP)
    This site provides information about the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals. Contains references, tools and benchmarking information.

  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
    This site provides information about the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

  • S4000M – International specification for developing scheduled maintenance programs
    This site provides information about the S4000M maintenance specification that is used in the aerospace and defence industries in Europe.

General Engineering

  • ASTM International
    This site provides access to standards, technical publications, directories and other resources from ASTM International (formerly known as American Society for Testing and Materials).

  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
    This site provides reports on recalls and safety studies for consumer products.

  • Department of Defense Single Stock Point for Military Specifications, Standards and Related Publications (DODSSP)
    This site provides information about military specifications, standards and related publications, including the "ASSIST" system, which allows you to search for specific documents and download them in *.pdf format.

  • eFunda
    This site provides basic engineering resources, such as online calculators, descriptions of materials, processes, mathematical theories, career center, discussion forum, etc. Access to some resources is restricted to registered users.

  • Engineer's Edge
    This site provides an array of design, engineering and manufacturing resources, including specs and charts, definitions and other materials.

  • Engineering Agency
    Engineering Agency where you can advertise your vacancies to thousands of job hunters from all industry sectors within the engineering and railway industry.

  • Engineering Central
    Engineering Central features job ads for chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, manufacturing and mechanical engineers. This site also has a job bank to which entry level engineers can add their resume.

  • European Patent Office
    This site provides a list of international patent related web-sites, including links to international patent offices, patent databases and patent software.

  • Global Engineering Documents
    This site provides the ability to search for and purchase technical industry standards, government and military standards and other reference books and guides.

  • Linda Hall Library for Science, Engineering and Technology
    This site offers information on the Linda Hall Library of Science and Technology, which specializes in retrieving scientific, engineering and technical resources and documents.

  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
    This site provides information on the National Society of Professional Engineers.

  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
    This site, maintained by the US Department of Commerce, provides the ability to search a collection of US government scientific, technical and business information and order materials from the NTIS.

  • Online Engineering Degrees
    This site is a resource for students to find in-depth information about an online engineering degree.

  • ScienceDirect
    This site allows you to browse through the table of contents and view abstracts for a variety of engineering journals. 

  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
    This site provides information about the Society of Women Engineers.

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
    This site allows you to search patents, provides information on how to apply for a patent and offers other patent/trademark related resources.

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