Reliability Analysis

CTSM completed many reliability studies for governmental and corporate sponsors. The studies include the following selected projects:

U. S. Navy: ONR and NSWC

  • Reliability-based design of ship structures
  • Repair of ship structures
  • Risk-based inspection and maintenance

U.S. Coast Guard and Navy

  • Life expectancy assessment of boats
  • Fatigue reliability
  • Probabilistic fracture mechanics
  • Reliability-based inspection planning
  • Hull girder reliability
  • System reliability


  • Enhanced identification of reliability concerns
  • Warranty analysis

U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and ASME

  • Reliability-based design and LRFD of nuclear piping
  • Development of ASME code cases