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 201; or STAT 330
 RecommendedStat 340, Stat 462.
 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