MSc Reliability Engineering and Asset Management / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
Asset Maintenance Systems
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
This course unit detail provides the framework for delivery in 20/21 and may be subject to change due to any additional Covid-19 impact. Please see Blackboard / course unit related emails for any further updates.
This unit involves;
¿ Studying topics and applications which broaden and enhance the degree/PDP unit in which students are likely to hold a BEng Honours degree.
¿ Studying different engineering topics and applications which enhance the prime content of the programme.
¿ Studying multidisciplinary (engineering) topics.
¿ A balance of study of technical (50%) and non-technical content (50%)
At the end of this module the student should be able to;
-Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and principles underlying the design, organisation and operation of an effective maintenance system.
-Generate and justify selection of the most appropriate maintenance processes and options based on plant type, geometric configuration and the operating environment of the equipment
-Differentiate between the various elements of a maintenance system and integrate the various elements into a complete system.
-Explain / describe the potential opportunities and threats that may accompany the currently trending fourth industrial revolution through initiatives such as industrial internet of things (IoTs) or e-maintenance or autonomous maintenance or smart maintenance
1 Introduction to the concept of “System” as applied to Maintenance
2 Critical relationship between systems and organisations
3 Exploring a Model Maintenance system
4 Maintenance Option selection, Planning and Scheduling Processes
5 Issues of controlling the Maintenance management System
6 Maintenance Spares and Logistics Processes
7 Maintenance costing Processes
8 Understand the potential role of maintenance and asset management within the premise of Industry 4.0
9 Investigate the pros and cons of computerised maintenance management systems and possible improvement opportunities
Immediate verbal feedback on workshop outcomes. Written feedback on assignments
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|Akilu Kaltungo||Unit coordinator|