Course: Mathematical Foundations of Reliability

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Course title Mathematical Foundations of Reliability
Course code KAP/MZS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Koucký Miroslav, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Jirsák Čeněk, Mgr.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Preparation for exam - 90 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Introduce to the following - basic reliability notions, selected topics of mathematical theory of reliabity.
Theoretical knowledge and ability to apply them.
Knowledge of the secondary level mathematics

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination

Active participation in seminars, credit, knowledge accordant with syllabus.
Recommended literature
  • ANSELL, Jake, PHILLIPS, Michael. Practical Methods for Reliability Data Analysis. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. ISBN 0 19 853664 X.
  • BARLOW, Richard, PROSCHAN, Frank. Mathematical theory of reliability. Philadelphia: SIAM, 1996. ISBN 0-89871-369-2.
  • PECHT, Michael. Product reliability, maintainability, and supportability handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-8493-9879-7.
  • PHAM, Hoang. Handbook of reliability engineering. London: Springer, 2003. ISBN 1852334533.
  • SMITH, David. Reliabilty, Maintainability and Risk: Practical methods for engineers. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 8th edition, 2011. ISBN 978-0-08-096902-2.

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