Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8062040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name システム信頼性工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Reliability and Safety of Engineering Systems
フジモト ユキオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Mon3-4:ENG 102
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture and practice. Student presentation of exercise. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Transportation and Environmental Systems
Keywords structural reliability, probability and statistics, system reliability, material strength, simulation
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Vehicle and Environmental Systems
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The area of systems: Technical knowledge on systems, information and transportation systems relating to vehicle and environmental engineering.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The area of systems: The ability to apply technical knowledge of systems, information and transportation systems to solve issues relating to the areas of vehicle and environmental engineering. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
It lectures on the method of using reliability system in engineering. The lecture explains how to apply the probability theory and statistics in the reliable design.of structure and maintenance. Basic probability theory and statistics are lectured in the first some lessons.  
Class Schedule lesson1 : Basic of probability and statistics
lesson2 : Probability density function(pdf) and probability distribution function(PDF)
lesson3 :Application of pdf and PDF in the analysis. Probability paper.
lesson4 : Smallest value distribution, Maximum value distribution, Extreme distribution
lesson5 : Capacity and demand analysis
lesson6 : Relability and hazard, reliability diagram
lesson7 : Fault tree analysis, Event tree analysis
lesson8 : Safety of structures and systems
lesson9 : Monte carlo simulation
lesson10 : Bayes theorem
lesson11 : Markov chain model
lesson12 : Graph theory, network
lesson13 : Probability density of a mathematical function
lesson14 : Joint density, Marginal density
lesson15 : Application of reliabity theory to structural maintenance 
Text and material will be distributed. 
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Study lecture text "System reliability engineering" of the faculty.
Think about structural reliability various problems, and prepare the reliability evaluation technique. 
Grading Method The result is evaluated by attendance and the report.  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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