It is necessary to combine reliability-based design and robust design in the practical engineering. In this paper, a unified framework for integrated reliability-based design and robust design is proposed. In the proposed framework, traditional multi-objective optimization problem is converted to a single objective optimization problem to integrate reliability-based design and robust design without weight factors. The conversion from probabilistic objective function to deterministic objective function is achieved by inverse reliability strategy under the consideration of the probabilistic characteristic of the objective function. After that, an improved sequential optimization and reliability assessment (SORA) method is proposed to deal with the unified framework. Overall, two examples are implemented to illustrate the benefits of the proposed methods.

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