11886 - Dependability and Fault Tolerance Modulübersicht

Module Number: 11886
Module Title:Dependability and Fault Tolerance
  Zuverlässigkeit und Fehlertoleranz
Department: Faculty 1 - Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Dr.-Ing. Herglotz, Christian Josef
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every winter semester
Credits: 6
Learning Outcome:Students learn to regard and to analyze digital circuits and systems with respect to their reliability and dependability. They also learn how to implement mechanism for a fault tolerant behaviour into digital circuits and systems.
Contents:Introduction: Problems of system reliability and dependability.
Chapter 1: Faults and fault mechanisms in digital circuits and systems.
Chapter 2: Technologies for IC production testing.
Chapter 3: Methods for built-in self test (off-line).
Chapter 4: Methods and Architectures for on-line fault detection and compensation.
Chapter 5: Basic architectures for reconfigurable and self-repairing circuits and systems
Recommended Prerequisites:Basic knowledge in digital design, electrical engineering and integrated electronics.
Mandatory Prerequisites:No successful participation in module
  • 12476 Zuverlässigkeit und Fehlertoleranz.
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Lecture / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Laboratory training / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 120 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:Script and presentations available for downloading. List of references is presented at the beginning of the course. Problems for exercises and instructions for lab experiments can be downloaded.
Module Examination:Prerequisite + Final Module Examination (MAP)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:Prerequisite:
  • Successful completion of exercises and presentation of results in course
Final module examination:
  • Oral examination, 30-45 min.
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Master (research-oriented) / Artificial Intelligence / PO 2022
  • Master (research-oriented) / Cyber Security / PO 2017
  • Structural Doctoral Programme / Dependable Systems / PO 2012
  • Master (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2019
  • Master (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2023
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Environmental and Resource Management / keine PO
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Informatik / keine PO
  • Master (research-oriented) / Informatik / PO 2008
  • Master (research-oriented) / Informations- und Medientechnik / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Künstliche Intelligenz Technologie / PO 2022
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Power Engineering / keine PO
  • Study programme Informatik M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex "Angewandte und Technische Informatik" (level 400)
  • Study programme Cyber Security M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex "Computer Science"
  • Study programme Artificial Intelligence M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex  „Advanded Methods“
  • Study programme  Künstliche Intelligenz Technologie M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex „Hardware-basierte Systeme: Elektrotechnik, Informationstechnik und Sensorik“
Module Components:
  • Lecture: Dependability and Fault Tolerance
  • Accompanying laboratory
  • Related examination
Components to be offered in the Current Semester: