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Machine condition monitoring and fault diagnosis (6 points)


Leader: R Beebe

Gippsland Full year 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland Full year 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Maintenance strategies. Basic Weibull analysis to find the current stage of the machine lifecycle. Benefits of CM. Visual inspection techniques. Non-destructive testing. Analysis techniques for contaminants in lubricants. Fault diagnosis from gaseous products in insulating oils. CM of electrical machine. Measurement of pressure, temperature, flow and other variables. Performance analysis applied to common machine types. Vibration level and severity. Frequency analysis. Vibration phase angle. Monitoring rolling element bearings. Balancing methods. Applying condition monitoring. Systematic ways of diagnosing faults in physical assets. Effects on plant life of hostile environments.

Assessment: Examination 40% + Assignments: 60%

Contact Hours: 78 hours

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