Teachers: Prof. Alessandro Silvestri
Credits: 6 ECTS (48 contact hours)
Suggested prerequisites: Fundamentals of Statistics and Industrial Plants.
Aims: Providing skills and competences on studying the ability of a complex system or component (including “human”) to function under stated conditions of working.
- RAMS analysis of a complex system: Reliability, Availability; Maintainability (testability and maintenance) and Safety. Predictive models.
- Effects of unreliability: costs of failure caused by system downtime, cost of spares, repair equipment, personnel, cost of warranty claims and preserving life and nature.
- Human Reliability Analysis (HRA): human performance factors (age, state of mind, physical health, attitude, emotions, propensity for certain common mistakes, errors and cognitive biases etc.). Cognitive models.
- Human factors and ergonomics, human-machine interactions and possible technologies in Industry 4.0.