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Operation and Maintenance - Hydropower

7.5 Credits, Course, bachelor's level, D0004B
The plan is established by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for the International Masters Program in Hydropower Engineering 2005-02-15.

Introduction to maintenance Engineering. Definitions and maintenance theory. Vision, strategy, goal and plans of maintenance. System approach to Maintenance Engineering. Socio-economical importance of maintenance of hydropower, environmental issues and sustainability. Reliability and maintainability of hydro power system. Total Productivity Maintenance (TPM). Life Cycle Costing (LCC). Risk Analysis in hydropower. Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) & Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA). Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Condition based Maintenance (CBM) for hydropower. Inspection routines. Outsourcing and Partnering. Bench Marking and Performance measurement. Case study, assignments/Discussion.


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Mattias Holmgren

Mattias Holmgren, Senior Lecturer

Organisation: Operation and Maintenance, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 492433