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CEE 591 ONL - Reliability Analysis

Spring 2023

Reliability AnalysisONL73275ONL4 -    Paolo Gardoni
Aaron J Dunton

Course Description

Introduction to applied probability theory and random processes, Bayesian analysis of model uncertainties. Formulation of reliability for components and systems. Exact solutions for special cases. Approximate solutions by second-moments, first- and second-order reliability methods (FORM and SORM), the response surface method, simulation methods including importance sampling techniques. Reliability-based optimal design and probabilistic design codes. Time- and space-variant reliability formulations.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree and CEE 491.