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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
United States of America First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ray Beebe


Maintenance planning and control, objectives of the maintenance department, availability of plant, types of failures, types of maintenance and maintenance strategies. Structures of maintenance departments, job descriptions of maintenance personnel, communication within the maintenance function, use of multi-skilled maintenance personnel to reduce resourcing difficulties. Documentation and computer control systems, selection of appropriate manual or computerised control systems for a maintenance department depending on size and type of organisation. The implementation of maintenance planning systems.


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

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Ray Beebe

Contact hours

150 hours of study