The course will focus on central and fundamental concepts, tools, and methods used in various life cycle phases (i.e. design and development, installation and commissioning, operations and maintenance, removal and recycling) to optimize operations and maintenance of advanced, complex and integrated equipment, machines and systems to acceptable risk levels within health, safety and environment (HSE), costs, investments.
Content includes: design and development of maintenance programs and maintenance management using concepts, tools and techniques such as Reliability and failure analysis, Failure modes effects and criticality analysis (FMECA), Event tree analysis (ETA), Reliability centered maintenance (RCM), Risk based maintenance (RBM), Risk based inspection (RBI), Life cycle analysis; Spare parts, Data and information systems.
Furthermore, the course focuses in predictive maintenance and condition monitoring using techniques such as vibration analysis and oil analysis.
Project report (70 %) and 3 hours written exam (30 %).
Letter grading A - E, F - fail.
Re-sit examination (section 22): Re-sit exam is granted to the students who have failed the last ordinary arranged exam.
Postponed examination (sections 17 and 21): Students with valid grounds for absence will be offered a postponed examination during the semester if possible, otherwise early in the following semester. See indicated sections in Regulations for examinations at the UiT The arctic university of Norway for more information.