In this unit students learn to apply theories of reliability engineering to the analysis, interpretation and evaluation of common components with respect to the design, operation and maintenance stages of asset life cycle. The unit provides an introduction to the concepts of reliability engineering including time-dependent failure mechanism, physics-of-failure mechanism, reliability measures and assessment for components and complex systems, maintainability and availability analysis. The unit includes case studies of failure modelling, reliability assessment and risk analysis from systems and operations within the process, offshore oil and gas and renewable energy industries. Students can employ the obtained technical knowledge about systems engineering and reliability-based design and maintenance to their research project. The methods and techniques delivered in this unit will be also employed in various areas of the maritime, offshore oil and gas and process industries including asset management, operation and maintenance optimisation and risk management.
|Unit name||Reliability Engineering|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Ehsan Arzaghi|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Apply the concept of maintainability, availability, component and system reliability in marine and offshore systems.
- Analyse various technical and operational data to appraise failure and maintenance concepts in reliability engineering.
- Apply fundamentals of systems engineering to reliability assessment of maritime assets.
- Explain accountability, risk & safety and IP rights in maritime and offshore engineering.
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PrerequisitesJEE235 OR JEE254
Lectures, Tutorials and Laboratories
|Assessment||Assignments (30%)|Class Test (30%)|Project (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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