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MEC4427 - Systems integrity and maintenance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: R Jones


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


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.


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

Contact hours

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