Courses & Units

Reliability Engineering JEE489




Reliability Engineering is an introduction to reliability concepts; time dependent failure mechanism, physics of failure mechanism, reliability measures and assessment; reliability of components and parts; complex system reliability, physical reliability model, maintainability and availability analysis; and field reliability assessment. The unit includes case studies and a project.


Unit name Reliability Engineering
Unit code JEE489
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Prof Kiril Tenekedjiev

Teaching staff

Prof Faisal Khan

Prof Kiril Tenekedjiev

Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Understand and analyse the failure concept and models applicable in reliability engineering.

ILO 2 Analyse and practice the concept of availability and maintainability to offshore and marine components.

ILO 3 Formulate and apply reliability concepts to engineering systems.

ILO 4 Propose and develop a system design considering reliability and availability concepts.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,826.00 031799

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Teaching Pattern

Lectures, Tutorials and Laboratories


Class Test (40%), Assignments (36%),  Design Project (24%)

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