ENGM 5520 - Reliability Engineering


(3) Credit Hours

Concepts and methods of reliability engineering. Included are the theoretical and practical tools for the design, production, testing and maintenance of engineering systems and components having a predictably low probability of failure. A systems approach to reliability management is emphasized. The topics will focus on practical application of techniques for improvement during design, start-up and steady state operation of products and processes from the technical manager's perspective. Background in undergraduate statistics or equivalent. Knowledge of probability and statistical methods, numerical analysis, design of experiments, and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: department head approval. May be registered in ENGR 5520. Credit not allowed in both ENGM 5520 and ENGR 5520. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.

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