FSI-XS2-KAcad. year: 2019/2020
The subject is focused on the most advanced knowledge of reliability, and the subject is an extension of Reliability I subject. Attention is also paid to some selected subjects, which are specified in the syllabus. This may be flexibly changed and modified during lectures, both in contents and in scope, according to the student requirements.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
A student will extend his theoretical knowledge of reliability which can apply in industrial mechanical/electrical engineering practice to solve different problems related to the aforementioned topics.
Knowledge of mathematics and physics at a level of university study. Also, the knowledge of the aforementioned special field in a scope of the previous bachelor study and Reliability I subject is expected.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
MYKISKA,Antonín. Bezpečnost a spolehlivost technických systémů. 1. vydání. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2006,206 s. Učební texty ČVUT v Praze. Fakulta strojní. ISBN 80-01-02868-2.
NOVÁK,M.; ŠEBESTA,V.; VOTRUBA, Z. Bezpečnost a spolehlivost systémů. 1. vydání. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2001, 150 s. Učební texty ČVUT v Praze. Fakulta dopravní. ISBN 80-01-02331-1.
KARPÍŠEK,Zdeněk. Matematika IV, statistika a pravděpodobnost. 3. doplněné vydání. Akademické nakladatelství CERM, s.r.o., 2007. 170 s. ISBN 978-80-214-3380-9.
MOUBRAY, J. Reliability-Centered Maintenance. A Butterworth-Heinemann Title. 1999. 440 s. ISBN 978-0750633581.
SMITH, D. Reliability, Maintainability and Risk 8e: Practical Methods for Engineers Including Reliability Centred Maintenance and Safety-Related Systems: Practical Safety-Related Systems Engineering Methods. A Butterworth-Heinemann Title. 2011. 464 s. ISBN 978-0080969022.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.
According to the possibility of teaching can be organized lectures for students by practitioners and excursions to companies focused on activities related to the course content.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
The course is taught through lectures and exercises. Exercises are mandatory. The course is completed by graded credit. 100% attendance and activity at seminars is required for its acquisition. At the end of the semester, a written test is realized in lectures and exercises. There is also prescribed a presentation within the exercises on the topic that each student chooses at the beginning of the semester. Students can earn up to 100 points from these prescribed activities. The overall credit assessment is given by the ECTS grading scale.
Language of instruction
The objective of the subject is to acquire the knowledge of reliability. The subject continues in Reliability I subject as well as Principles of Reliability in the framework of the bachelor’s study.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The student attendance is checked in tutorials (presence and activity). The 100% participation in tutorials is required, and in case of absence, the student will be obliged to compensate, the alternative attendance will be specified by the lecturer.
Type of course unit
13 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer
1. Computation of reliability charakteristics of two-state systems
2. Mathematical expressions for reliability, availability, maintainability and maintenance support terms
3. Terminology for reliability, reliability programme for technical systems
4. Engineering of system dependability
5. Life cycle costing
6. Guidance on system dependability specifications
7. Collection of dependability data from the field
8. Faults of technical systems, methods and consequences of faults
9. Realiability centred maintenance
10.Interference theory and its application in reliability
11.Maintenance key performance indicators
12.Maintenance provision and operating reliability
13.Realiability test conditions and statistical test principles
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
1. Mathematical expressions for reliability, availability, maintainability and maintenance support terms
2. Terminology for reliability, reliability programme for technical systems
3. Engineering of system dependability
4. Life cycle costing
5. Guidance on system dependability specifications
6. Collection of dependability data from the field
7. Faults of technical systems, methods and consequences of faults
8. Realiability centred maintenance
9. Interference theory and its application in reliability
10.Maintenance key performance indicators
11.Maintenance provision and operating reliability
12.Realiability test conditions and statistical test principles
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