Issue 24 – February 2011
Reliability of systems, equipment and components – Guide to the demonstration of dependability requirements – The dependability case, BS 5760-18:2010, provides a description of the principles of a dependability case and guidance on its content and application in systems engineering.
Dependability is a vital performance characteristic to help businesses to ensure systems are reliable and performing effectively. A dependability case provides a convenient and convincing means of recording and presenting a dependability performance. It is supported by evidence that the necessary dependability performance has been or will be achieved.