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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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


What CM is and its benefits. Techniques: visual inspection techniques. Non-destructive testing. Analysis techniques for wear debris/contaminants in lubricants; CM of electrical machines. Performance analysis and obtaining data: application to pumps, boilers, heat exchangers, steam turbines, air compressors. Vibration analysis: overall level, assessment of severity, frequency analysis, phase angle. Appreciation of balancing methods. Getting the condition monitoring program going: justification, resources available to help. Fault diagnosis techniques applied to maintenance activities.


Assignments: 60%, Examination: 40%
Students are requirerd to pass both components to pass the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Ray Beebe

Contact hours

150 hours of study