Courses - Spring 2022
ENRE
Reliability Engineering
ENRE447
(Perm Req)
Fundamentals of Reliability Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH141.
This course provides a general survey of the techniques of reliability engineering with a focus on quantitative methods. Topics covered include: failure modes and effects analysis, mathematical definition of reliability, probabilistic models to represent failure phenomena, statistical life models for non-repairable components, reliability data analysis, and system reliability models including fault trees, event trees. Students will learn how to apply these techniques to problems related to engineering systems, with example cases for process plants, energy systems and infrastructure.
ENRE489
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Reliability Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENRE620
Mathematical Techniques of Reliability Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Cross-listed with ENNU620.
Basic probability and statistics. Application of selected mathematical techniques to the analysis and solution of reliability engineering problems. Applications of matrices, vectors, tensors, differential equations, integral transforms, and probability methods to a wide range of reliability related problems.
ENRE640
Collection and Analysis of Reliability Data
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENRE602.
Reliability data collection and analysis is of high (practical) importance in many essential engineering tasks including but not limited to: design alternatives evaluation, failure root cause analysis, early detection of field reliability problems, warranty reserve allocation, and others. The course teaches nonparametric and parametric statistical procedures of reliability data analysis for both non-repairable and repairable systems. It covers test data analysis (including accelerated and degradation testing), field data analysis (including warranty data and connected fleets data). Machine learning methods in reliability data analysis are discussed as well, along with special topics on condition-based maintenance and prognostics.
ENRE648
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Reliability Engineering
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENRE648H
Special Problems in Reliability Engineering; Risk Analysis for Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
ENRE655
Advanced Methods in Reliability Modeling
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENRE602.
Credit only granted for: ENRE655 or ENRE665.
Formerly: ENRE665.
Bayesian methods and applications, estimation of rare event frequencies, uncertainty analysis and propagation methods, reliability analysis of dynamic systems, analysis of dependent failures, reliability of repairable systems, human reliability analysis methods and theory of logic diagrams and application to systems reliability.
ENRE671
Risk Assessment in Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENRE670.
Credit only granted for: ENRE648W or ENRE671.
Formerly: ENRE648W.
Introduction to risk management and decision-making, including uncertainty propagation, importance ranking, risk acceptance criteria, decision analysis and other decsion-making techniques, risk communication.
Cross-listed with ENME607. Credit granted for ENRE671 or ENME607.
ENRE799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6