Probabilistic Concepts in Engineering Design

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Lecturer
Sasaki Eiichi 
Place
Wed5-6(M112)  
Credits
Lecture2  Exercise0  Experiment0
Code
61047
Syllabus updated
2013/9/20
Lecture notes updated
2013/9/20
Semester
Fall Semester

Purpose of lecture

Develop profound learning about reliability and safety on structural design.
Understand designing methods invoking probabilistic approach.

Plan of lecture

1. Introduction
2. Role of probability in Engineering Design
3. Design and Decision Making Under Uncertainty
4. Basic probability Concepts
5. Analytical Models of Random Phenomena
6. Functions of Random Variables
7. Estimating Parameters form Observations
8. Empirical Determination of Distribution Models
9. Decision Analysis
10. Statistics of Extremes
11. Reliability and Reliability Based Design
12. Jan.14
13. Jan.18
14. Jan.25

Textbook and reference

Probability Concepts in Engineering Planning and Design Volume 1 and Volume 2, A.H. Ang and W.H. Tang
John Wiley & Sons

Related and/or prerequisite courses

No specific condition

Evaluation

Homework 50%
Final examination 50%

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