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Spring 2024
May 30, 2024
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ME 57100 - Reliability Based Design
Credit Hours: 3.00. Basic concepts of probability and random variables. Time-dependent reliability models. Strength-based reliability and interference theory. Weakest-link and fail-safe systems. Extremal distributions. Monte Carlo methods. Maintainability and availability. Fault tree analysis. Quality control and reliability. Offered in alternate years.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Indiana College Network, Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Dept Credit, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette Continuing Ed
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Enable students to understand the importance of reliability during the design of engineered products. 2. Learn common probability distributions and fit probability distributions to experimentally obtained failure data. 3. Learn to describe and manipulate expectation and variance of continuous functions. 4. Understand principles of probabilistic design of engineered products. 5. Carryout reliability simulations of complex systems using Monte Carlo and first order reliability methods. 6. Understand important failure concerns in mechanical and electronic systems.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

GR-ME 35200 Course

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: ME 35200
Minimum Grade of B
May not be taken concurrently. )

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