Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5441. Reliability Engineering

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to graduate students only.

Grading Basis: Graded

Reliability theory with specific application to manufacturing or complex systems. Generalized and probabilistic basics of reliability theory. Basic reliability modeling and analysis tools including fault trees, reliability diagrams, and Markov reliability models. Faults specific to electric drive components, i.e., electric machines, power electronics, control, and sensing. Techniques for evaluating or estimating failure rates of these components along with factors that impact these failure rates such as the environment, humidity, temperature, etc. Application to a simple process as a course project.

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