The course gives explanations of mechanisms affecting plant availability, enlightens development of maintenance strategy, and presents state-of-the-art maintenance techniques and best practices in the maintenance discipline
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Content and learning outcomes
The course covers the sub-areas:
- operational reliability
- failure modes- identification
- choice of maintenance strategy
- condition based maintenance
- planning and management of maintenance
Intended learning outcomes
After completing the course with a passing grade the student should be able to:
- use correct terminology define concepts describe reliability related properties of the production system and the maintenance organisation
- characterise the operational reliability of the system as function of functional reliability, maintainability and maintenance safety
- in a structured way identify, model, simulate, predict and evaluate failure modes in production systems
- in a systematic way choose an appropriate and cost efficient maintenance strategy and develop adequate, cost efficient maintenance programs, and plan, schedule and coordinate them
- identify and specify requirements for a condition based solution
- describe and quantify an maintenance organisation that fits the company's needs and possibilities
Literature and preparations
Basic university qualification and
English B or the equivalent knowledge.
MG1024 Production, or the equivalent
At least 120 cr from engineering programme
“The complete guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance" Industrial Press Inc. 2003 by Joel Levitt
All course material is provided via Canvas for registered course participants
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- INL1 - Assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Written exam, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Students who have not completed the course with previous set of assessment items will be offered replacement assignments.
Other requirements for final grade
Attendance on lectures 90%
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
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