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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
United States of America First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Yousef Ibrahim


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

Chief examiner(s)

Assoc Prof Yousef Ibrahim

Contact hours

150 hours of study