# 2019/2020

## Forudsætninger/Anbefalede forudsætninger for at deltage i modulet

Prerequisites:

The module builds on knowledge gained in Probability Theory and Statistics.

## Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

Objective

Students who complete the module:

### Læringsmål

#### Viden

Knowledge

• Understand the concepts risk, uncertainty, reliability and safety.
• Know statistical methods for modeling physical, model, statistical and measurement uncertainties.
• Know methods for assessment of reliability of  structural systems using probabilistic methods.
• Know methods for systems reliability for non-structural components and its applications in engineering.

#### Færdigheder

Skills

• Be able to model physical, statistical, model and measurement uncertainties.
• Be able to use failure rates and hazard functions to model failures in systems reliability for non-structural components.
• Be able to model uncertainties for loads and strengths.
• Be able to estimate the reliability by FORM/SORM methods (reliability index method) and by simulation.
• Be able to model system behavior and estimate the reliability of series and parallel systems.
• Understand basic concepts of stochastic processes and time-variant reliability methods.
• Be able to estimate characteristic and design values for strength parameters and load bearing capacities, and for environmental loads and load effects using test data and measurements.
• Be able to calibrate partial safety factors and load combination factors.
• Be able to apply Bayesian statistical methods.
• Be able to apply of risk & reliability methods for probabilistic design of engineering structures such as buildings, bridges, offshore structures, costal structures, wind turbines etc.
• Use correct professional terminology.

#### Kompetencer

Competencies

• Be able to participate in a dialog on modeling of uncertainties, risk analysis and assessment of reliability of structural and non-structural components and systems.
• Be able to model, calculate and communicate risk analysis, modeling of uncertainties and assessment of reliabilities for engineering problems.

### Undervisningsform

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests.

### Omfang og forventet arbejdsindsats

The module is 5 ECTS which is corresponding to 150 hours of study.

## Eksamen

### Prøver

 Prøvens navn Risiko og sikkerhed af konstruktioner Prøveform Skriftlig eller mundtlig Exam format: Individual oral or written exam ECTS 5 Bedømmelsesform 7-trins-skala Censur Intern prøve Vurderingskriterier Evaluation criteria: As stated in the Joint Programme Regulations http:/​/​www.engineering.aau.dk/​digitalAssets/​332/​332984_faellesbestemmelser_230617.pdf

## Fakta om modulet

 Engelsk titel Risk and Reliability in Engineering Modulkode B-MK-K3E-8 Modultype Kursus Varighed 1 semester Semester Forår ECTS 5 Undervisningssprog Engelsk Undervisningssted Campus Esbjerg Modulansvarlig Lars Damkilde

## Organisation

 Studienævn Studienævnet for Byggeri og Anlæg Institut Institut for Byggeri og Anlæg Fakultet Det Ingeniør- og Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet