6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
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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.
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.
150 hours of study
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