MRE5103 - Advanced reliability - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

Faculty

Engineering

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Chris Thompson

Coordinator(s)

Dr Indra Gunawan

Unit guides

Offered

Gippsland

Prerequisites

MRE5101 (or MRE5005), MRE5102

Synopsis

Special areas of prediction and definition. Designing reliability into safety critical systems. Practical techniques for reliability improvement. Synthesis of fault trees and critical analysis. Human reliability modelling. Reliability optimisation techniques. Knowledge engineering.

Assessment

Assignment: 50%, Examination: 50%.

Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Workload requirements

150 hours of study

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