CIV5313 - Asset management 2 - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Engineering

Organisational Unit

Department of Civil Engineering

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Jayantha Kodikara

Coordinator(s)

Dr Zahidul Hoque

Unit guides

Offered

Clayton

Synopsis

This unit will introduce students to the need to ensure infrastructure operates and is maintained in an appropriate management fashion. This unit will focus on identifying and managing relevant asset management data. Participants will be exposed to manipulating technical detail within asset management software enabling deterioration modelling and treatment tradeoffs. It will cover information management (maintaining inventories, condition rate methodologies, information planning decision making and long term impacts, asset usage data) and asset maintenance management (treatment options, management of asset use, maintenance management and strategy evaluation).

Outcomes

The objectives of the unit are to develop knowledge/understanding of:

  • information planning, data gathering and use related to the management of infrastructure networks;
  • asset maintenance management; and
  • the techniques used to ensure infrastructure is maintained appropriately

Assessment

Continuous assessment: 50%

Examination (2 hours): 50%

Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Workload requirements

150 hours study

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