California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
IE 419 Reliability Concepts and Techniques

Spring 2012
Revised 6/2/12

[Blackboard 9]
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Dr. Phillip R. Rosenkrantz, P.E.
Office Phone:
909-869-2553, Office FAX: 909-869-2564 Office: 17-2690
Email:
rosenkrantz@csupomona.edu URL: http://www.csupomona.edu/~rosenkrantz
Office Hours: M 10:00 a.m.-11:00 noon, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Tu 2:30-3:30 p.m.. W 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Posted by office (call first if convenient--see Policies and Procedures). ( Click here to see Dr. Rosenkrantz' Schedule)

Text: O'Connor, Patrick.Practical Reliability Engineering, Wiley & Sons, Fifth Edition, 2012 ISBN-10: 047097981X, ISBN-13: 978-0470979815

Software: Minitab Release 15 (Student prices available for download: 30 day free trial, 6 month rental ($29.99), 1 year rental (($49.99), perpetual version, ($99.99)), Microsoft EXCEL (v4.0 or later) and PowerPoint

Note: Students are responsible for dates below even if reminders are not given in class.
Class Day Date Read Prior to Class Description Assignments Due/Quizzes
1 T
Th
3/27
3/29

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Ch. 1

Introduction to Reliability Engineering
Introduction to Reliability Engineering

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2 T
Th
4/3
4/5
Ch. 2
Ch. 2
Reliability Mathematics
Reliability Mathematics(cont'd)
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3 T
Th
4/10
4/12

Ch. 5, 6
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Load-Strength, Reliability Prediction and Modeling

HW 1-Ch. 1, 2
4 T
Th
4/17
4/19
Ch. 7
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Reliability for Design

Quiz #1 - Ch. 1, 2
5 T
Th
4/24
4/26

Ch. 8, 9
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Reliability of Electronic and Mechanical Components HW 2-Ch. 5. 6. 7
6 T
Th
5/1
5/3
Ch. 10, 12
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Software Reliability, Reliability Testing

Quiz #2 - Ch. 6, 7
HW 3-Ch. 8,9
7 T
Th
5/8
5/10

Ch. 13, 14

Analyzing Reliability Data, Reliability Demonstration & Growth

Quiz #3 - Ch. 8, 9
HW 4-Ch. 10, 12

8 T
Th
5/15
5/17
Ch. 15, 16 Reliability in Manufacture, Maintainability, Maintenance, and Availability


HW 5 - Ch. 13, 14

9 T
Th
5/22
5/24
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Ch 17
Attend ASQ Conference in Anaheim
Reliability Management

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10 T
Th
5/29
5/31
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Presentations
Presentations (Quiz #4 grade based on presentations)
HW 6 - omitted
HW 7 - CRE
FINAL EXAM - Quiz #5 Chapters 13,14,16 + CRE: Thursday, June 7, 2011, on-line 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Grading will be based on the following:
Quizzes (must have passing quiz average to pass the course) 15% each. Low quiz = 10% 70%
Homework 15%
Class participation (attendance, class/group activities, forums) 15%
Total

100%
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