autumn 2017

SIK-2005 Introduction to Engineering System Failure - 10 stp

Sist endret: 19.01.2018

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Science and Technology

Studiested

Tromsø |

Type of course

A technical course. The course  can be taken as a singular course.

Admission requirements

Opptakskode 9391

Course contents

Physics, Materials, Electronics, Mechanical, Software.

Recommended prerequisites

FYS-1050 Physics for Engineers, MAT-1050 Mathematics 1 for Engineers

Objective of the course

Knowledge:

Have knowledge to understand mechanical system failure. Are able to understand the physical cause of failure due to creep, crack, corrosion, vibration, etc. Have knowledge on the countermeasures to prevent failure. Have knowledge on the electronic system failure. Are able to understand the physical cause of electronic device failure due to solder failure, IC failure, Corrosion etc. Have knowledge on the countermeasures to protect the electronic device. Have knowledge on software system failure. Understand the root cause of software failure such as bug, design defect. Understand some basic measurements on software safety. Have knowledge on the complex engineering system failure from industries such as oil and gas, railway, etc.

Skills:

A clear comprehension and understanding of the theoretical principles in mechanical, electronic and software system failure. An ability to introduce countermeasure to prevent failure.

General competence:

Understands the physics of engineering system failure and have general idea to prevent the failure. Have an ability to apply the learned knowledge to the complex industrial engineering system to improve the safety.

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

42 hours lectures; 10 hours laboratory, exercise; Project.

Assessment

4 hours written exam. Letter grade A - F.

Candidates must pass both the project and the laboratory work to be able to attend the exam.

For the candidates who failed the exam, or who were unable to attend the final examination based on valid reasons, can have a re-sit exam/postponed exam early in the next semester.

Date for examination

Written examination 14.12.2017

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.

Schedule

Recommended reading/syllabus

Available at the beginning of the semester.
Lectures Autumn 2017
Forelesning Ståle Antonsen
f.aman. Fuqing Yuan
Lab gruppe 1 Ståle Antonsen
f.aman. Fuqing Yuan
Lab gruppe 2 Ståle Antonsen
f.aman. Fuqing Yuan
Lab gruppe 3 Ståle Antonsen
f.aman. Fuqing Yuan


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