BS 5760-0:2014 Reliability of systems, equipment and components Guide to reliability and maintainability

BS 5760-0:2014

Reliability of systems, equipment and components. Guide to reliability and maintainability

Status : Current, Under review   Published : March 2014



What is this standard about?

It gives guidance on the basic principles of reliability and maintainability that are applicable to any business model.

Who is this standard for? 

  • Engineers, developers, designers, manufacturers of products
  • Managers
  • Students

Why should you use this standard? 

This part of BS 5760 gives the most up-to-date specifications applicable to reliability and maintainability in the design, manufacturing, management and decommissioning of products, equipment, services, plant or structures. It also gives guidance on matters of common interest to any business supplying or purchasing products, services, plant or structures.

It gives those involved in the specification, design, development, manufacture, acceptance and use of engineering artefacts guidance on how to manage reliability and maintainability effectively and develop an auditable record of activities.

This standard will also be useful to those in education, students and anyone else who needs to understand how to develop, manufacture and support systems and equipment that meet the needs of the user by working when required.

This part of BS 5760 does not give guidance on issues relating to safety. However, much of the guidance could also be applied to the production of safety cases.

What’s changed since the last update?

BS 5760 has been revised by technical experts in line with the most up-to-date business and technological developments. It now reflects industry best practice. 

Standard NumberBS 5760-0:2014
TitleReliability of systems, equipment and components. Guide to reliability and maintainability
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 March 2014
Confirm Date18 February 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 9000:1994, BS 5760–18, BS CECC 00804:1996, BS EN 60300-3-11
ReplacesBS 5760-0:1986
Draft Superseded By13/30232639 DC
DescriptorsCosts, Quality assurance, Management techniques, Production management, Reliability, Quality control, Assessed reliability, Maintenance
ISBN978 0 580 72465 7
File Size836 KB

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