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GEG7014 - Terotechnology and life cycle costs

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: Y Ibrahim


Gippsland First semester 2008 (Off-campus)
United States of America First semester 2008 (Off-campus)


Introduction to asset management and terotechnology. Application of terotechnological techniques to increase profitability. Life cycle costs and the costs of ownership; assets as the profit generators; impact of maintenance on profitability. Maintenance budgets and cost control. Terotechnological aspects of engineering economics and accountancy. Terotechnology and maintenance performance ratios. Introduction to asset purchase/ replacement policies and those techniques concerned with economic decisions to buy or replace major units of plant. Design/redesign of plant to improve maintainability and reduce life cycle costs; design maintenance techniques.


Assignments: 50%
Examination: 50%. Students are required to pass both components to pass the unit.

Contact hours

150 hours study

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