Introduction to Reliability

Introduction to Reliability
Mathematics, distributions, management, and maintenance of basic reliability concepts; collection and analysis of test data; fault tree analysis; applying reliability in various areas.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSTAT 340; Students with STAT 201 and instructor's consent could also be permitted to take this course.
 RecommendedSTAT 330; STAT 251.
 ProgramsContaining STAT 466
Course Outcomes: 

Reliability Concepts

Discuss reliability concepts

Fit Distributions

Fit standard parametric distributions to censored reliability test data

Analyze Data

Analyze data from accelerated life tests

Model reliability

Model reliability for simple systems


Predict field failures

Repairable Systems

Analyze repairable systems

Reliability Plot

Make reliability plots of data

Bayesian Analysis

Complete basic Bayesian analysis of reliability