Course: Statistical Methods in Reliability

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Course title Statistical Methods in Reliability
Course code KAP/STS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course každý rok
Semester Winter
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
  • Picek Jan, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Jirsák Čeněk, Mgr.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 70 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 110 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Knowledge of basic statistical methods in reability theory and their usage on real or simulated data sets.
Basic knowledge of calculus - functions of several variables, ability to apply advanced methods of mathematical statistics and probability theory

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam

Requirements on credit: two tests of the subject matter. The date of each test will be announced in advance by teacher. It is necessary to get score at least 50% for each test. Requirements on exam: Knowledge of problem solving, concepts and basic ideas.
Recommended literature
  • Dráb, V., Moc, L. Teorie spolehlivosti a řízení jakosti, Liberec, skripta VŠST 1992. Liberec, 1992.
  • HYLAND, Arnljot, RAUSAND, Martin. System reliability theory: models and statistical methods. New York: Wiley, 2008. ISBN 0471593974.
  • KAMENICKÝ, Jan, ZAJÍČEK, Jaroslav. Softwarové nástroje spolehlivosti. Liberec: Technická univerzita v Liberci, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7372-864-9.
  • MEEKER, William, ESCOBAR, Luis. Statistical methods for reliability data.. New York: John Wiley, 1998. ISBN 0-471-14328-6.
  • MELNICK, Edward, EVERITT, Brian. Encyclopedia of quantitative risk analysis and assessment. Volume 1. A-C. Chichester: Wiley, 2008. ISBN 978-0-470-03549-8.
  • SAUNDERS, Sam. Reliability, life testing and the prediction of service lives: for engineers and scientists. New York: Springer, 2007. ISBN 0-387-32522-0.

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