Track 2 Tutorial 1

3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday March 28, 2012

Reliability and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Implementation

Problem-solving is a very complicated mental process; however many people believe that they have the solution for any problem. Scientists have studied several methods over the past hundred years and have developed many techniques. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is one of the simplest methods of problem-solving and is frequently viewed as a tool of continuous improvement. RCA is a systematic process for identifying the fundamental causes of failure and developing corrective actions to prevent them from recurring.

Key Words: Root Cause Analysis

Abdulaziz Almardi Al-Ghamdi

Reliability Expert Center