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Systems integrity and maintenance (6 points)


Leader: R Jones

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Topics include maintenance planning and scheduling, organisation of maintenance resources, quantitative techniques in maintenance management; queue theory; network planning and Monte Carlo simulation; preventive and condition-based maintenance, failure analysis, reliability engineering, computerised maintenance management and appraising maintenance performance. The T* integral limitation and growth rules; variable amplitude loading; and the alternating finite element method. Damage tolerant design principles.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 70% + Assignments and laboratory work: 30%

Contact Hours: 22 lecture hours, 10 tutorial hours and 12 laboratory hours

Prerequisites: MEC3408

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