The purpose of the course is to familiarize participants with the basic principles of Reliability Based Design and Assessment (RBDA). Where applicable, the course can also include how RBDA can be implemented according to Annex O of CSA Z662.
Attendees will learn about the basic concepts of limit states and RBDA, how to set reliability targets, and how to use the methodology in making design and maintenance decisions. They will learn a step by step process to apply RBDA in conformance with the requirements of Annex O. Individuals interested in the use of reliability based concepts to make design, operation and maintenance decisions will benefit from this course.