MRE5104 - Reliability applications - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.




Dr Indra Gunawan and Mr Adrian Stephens

Unit guides




A project related to the application of several reliability tools and techniques to a work-based topic and the introduction of some new techniques, such as the Markov process, FMEA, reliability data analysis, accelerated testing and fault tolerant systems.


Assignments: 30%

Project: 70%

Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Workload requirements

150 hours of study

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)


MRE5101 (or MRE5005), MRE5102, MRE5103 (or as co-requisite)