Systems Analysis and Engineering
2014-2015 - TØL1011 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The student will have knowledge of how system modelling and whole system thinking can contribute to generating sustainable technological development, with respect to different products' life cycles and with an environmental perspective.
Students will learn to analyse engineering systems, concepts, processes and products by means of key quality systems methods, scientific methods and risk analysis techniques.


• Methods and techniques used in international quality systems;
• The meaning of reliability and validity in research and development;
• Process Modelling;
• Fault Tree Analysis (FTA);
• Data and Uncertainty Analysis.

Teaching Methods

Net Support Learning

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Two internal examiners

Re-sit examination

At the next scheduled examination of this subject.

Examination support


Coursework Requirements

All three of three exercises/deliverables must be approved.

Teaching Materials

• Marvin Rausand og Ingrid Utne, Risikoanalyse-teori og metoder. ISBN 978-82-519-2446-7
• Knut Halvorsen, Å forske på samfunnet, en innføring i vitenskapelig metode,
• ISBN978-82-02-28194-6
• Asbjørn Aune, kvalitetsdrevet ledelse, ISBN 82-417-1123-9