Reliability Analysis of Engineering Systems

Course Name: 

Reliability Analysis of Engineering Systems (MI471)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Open Electives (OE)

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Reliability definition. Failure data analysis of mining equipment’s. System of reliability. Reliability improvement. Maintenance of mining machinery, MIS for maintenance function. Maintenance planning and scheduling. Statistical analysis and data distributions of failure data. Availability and maintainability. Reliability and availability of repairable and non-repairable system. Systems with preventive and corrective maintenance. Reliability evaluation. Reliability prediction and modelling. Application of reliability in engineering systems and case studies. Applications of reliability software’s in engineering.


Patrick D. T. O’ Connor. “Practical Reliability Engineering”. Wiley India Pvt. Ltd., 4th Edition, 2012.
L. S. Srinath. “Reliablity Engineering”. East –West Press, 4th Edition, 2005.
John Davidson (Ed). The Reliability of Mechanical Systems. I Mech E. London 1994.
John P. Bentley. An Introduction to reliability & Quality Engineering. Longman Scientific & Technical, England, 1993.


Mining Engineering

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 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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