450-4020/01 – Reliability and Maintanability of Electrical Systems (SES)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Cybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jan Žídek, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jan Žídek, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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Z1I40 doc. Ing. Jan Žídek, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 0+12

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

This subject is aimed on basics of reliability analyses of electrotechnical systems and use of supporting software tools in this area.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


This subject gives basic orientation in matematic theory of probability, realibility and statistics and further focuses on use of available software in this field.

Compulsory literature:

Billinton,R.-Allan,R.N.:Reliability evaluation of engineering systems. New York, 1983 Geist,R.-Trivedi,K.S.:Reliability estimation of Fault-Tolerant Systems: Tools and Techniques. Computer, July 1990, pp.52-61. Misra,K.B. Reliability Analysis and Prediction - A Metholology Oriented Treatment. Elsevier, 1992. Hoyland,A.-Rausand,M.: Reliability Theory. Models and Statistical Methods. Wiley, New York, 1994. Dhillon,B.S.: Design Reliability. CRC Press 1999.

Recommended literature:

Isograph eventually Relex websides.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Continuous assessment: In the course of study will be conducted 2 control tests of knowledge. For each of them, the listener can get 0-20 points. Terms of the credit: For the award of credit must be successfully completed both control tests, ie, each get at least 5 points.


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- Basic of probability theory and mathematical statistics. Random events and variables, definition of probability, probability and distribution functions, characteristics of random variables, basic types of distribution. - Procedures and methods for providing quality care. The definition of quality, current trends, quality management, standards, control methods and improving quality, metrology, testing, conformity assessment, certification, accreditation, assurance of reliability, reliability management - Fysical basis and failure definitions object, types failure, failure standard, buildings renewed and non-renewal, quantification of the reliability, indicators of reliability, estimates of the reliability characteristics, moments methods, maximum authentic method, environmental factors and operating conditions on component failure rate - Indicators of reliability expendable objects - Indicators of reliability renovated buildings - Calculation of the reliability of systems with general structure, - The theory of Markov processes, Markov models, Markov analysis - Methods of increasing reliability, Backup Static, dynamic backup - Simulation (statistical) reliability models, Model using the direct Monte Carlo, method principle - Analysis of reliability of complex systems, inductive and deductive analysis approach - Other methods of reliability analysis, FTA method, ETA method - operating reliability - Basics technical diagnostics, failure model, diagnostic tests - Reliability microprocessor systems, Safety Codes Exercise - Solution examples of probability theory and mathematical statistics - Examples of calculating the failure rate of components - Compilation a matrix of intensities of transitions, and construct a graph of the intensity of transitions, examples of Markov models. - Compilation of diagnostic tests. Verification of knowledge. - Statistical analysis with computer-aided - RBD analysis with computer-aided - FTA analysis with computer-aided - Markov analysis with computer-aided

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2010/2011 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40  10
        Examination Examination 60  11
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2011/2012 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (2601T004) Measurement and Control Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2011/2012 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (2601T004) Measurement and Control Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2010/2011 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (2601T004) Measurement and Control Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2010/2011 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (2601T004) Measurement and Control Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Optional study plan

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