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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Reliability of Structures

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
132YSSK Z 2 1P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Jaroslav Kruis (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jaroslav Kruis (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Mechanics
Synopsis:

The course is devoted to the reliability of elements and systems. Element reliability is time dependent while the reliability of systems is of type strength-load. Complicated cases are solved by the FORM method. Two simulation methods are introduced: Monte Carlo and LHS.

Requirements:

Structural mechanics

Theory of elasticity

Syllabus of lectures:

1.introduction to the theory of probability

2. random vectors, covariance and correlation

3. reliability of an element, failure rate

4. reliability of systems, series systems, parallel systems

5. Maintainability and availability

6. First Order Method reliability

7. Strength based reliability of elements

8. Strength based reliability of systems

9. Simulation methods (Monte Carlo, LHS)

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.introduction to the theory of probability

2. random vectors, covariance and correlation

3. reliability of an element, failure rate

4. reliability of systems, series systems, parallel systems

5. Maintainability and availability

6. First Order Method reliability

7. Strength based reliability of elements

8. Strength based reliability of systems

9. Simulation methods (Monte Carlo, LHS)

Study Objective:

Students will be familiar with reliability of elements and structures which is necessary for understanding of technical codes including the Eurocodes.

Study materials:

S. S. Rao: Reliability-Based Design. McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York, 1992

Note:
Further information:
http://mech.fsv.cvut.cz/~jk
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
roomTH:A-228

10:00–10:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A228
roomTH:A-228

11:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A228
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-08
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4922606.html