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Design for Reliability

COURSE NO: B02-005
Design for Reliability
Note: New York Professional Engineers: This course does not qualify for PDH credit in New York State only. For complete information, please visit the website of the NY State Licensing Board.
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to Design for Reliability (DFR) for engineers new to the process. It is useful for designers and product managers working for asset manufacturers and sellers. It is also useful for employees of owners who are accountable for procuring new assets and ensuring asset reliability, availability and maintainability when doing so.


This 2 PDH online course is applicable to engineers who are not currently experts in performing Design for Reliability. It provides a high level overview for those who are recent engineering graduates as well as engineers whose duties have been expanded to include the area of Design for Reliability.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the Design for Reliability
  • Understanding the difference in DFR objectives between sellers and owners
  • Learning about the steps of the DFR process used by sellers
  • Learning about the steps of the DFR process that should be required by owners as a part of their specifications
  • Understanding the value of DFR throughout the life of an asset
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document tilted, "Design for Reliability".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Design for Reliability (685 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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