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MEC4427 - Systems integrity and maintenance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


Topics include maintenance planning and scheduling, organisation of maintenance resources, quantitative techniques in maintenance management. Queue theory; network planning and Monte Carlo simulation are introduced. Preventive and condition-based maintenance, failure analysis, reliability engineering, computerised maintenance management and appraising maintenance performance are examined and industry-based case studies are presented. The T* integral limitation and growth rules as well as variable amplitude loading and the alternating finite element method are covered. Damage tolerant design principles complete the unit.


Examination (2 hours): 60%
Assignments and laboratory work: 40%

Contact hours

33 lecture hours, 10 practice class hours and 12 laboratory hours



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