Reliability denotes a product or system’s ability to perform a specific function and may be given as design reliability or operational reliability.
Availability denotes the ability of a system to be kept in a functioning state.
Maintainability is determined by the ease at which the product or system can be repaired or maintained.
Safety denotes what risk it is for harming people, the environment, or any other assets during a system's life cycle.
- Reliability engineering
- Failure mode
- Failure rate
- Hazard analysis and critical control points
- High availability
- Risk assessment
- Safety instrumented system
- Safety Integrity Level