Maintenance Strategy 7.5 credits

First cycle, D0010B
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 4 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Eva Gunneriusson 13 Feb 2014

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 11 Jan 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Maintenance Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Other Subjects within Technology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim

The course aims to provide the student with a basic understanding in how maintenance strategies are used to obtain production goals. Upon completion the student should be able to develop maintenance strategies for industrial systems.


The course contains:

  • Mapping of system structure
  • Plant acquisition policy
  • Develop maintenance objectives in relation to corporate goals
  • Formulating maintenance strategy
  • Determine Life-plan and Schedule
  • Corrective maintenance and Preventive maintenance
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance

The course is given on campus with the opportunity for distance learning. Compulsory attendance is required for presentation of work.

Written exam and passing grade on the assignments.

Mattias Holmgren

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2016 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Kelly, A. (2006). Strategic Maintenance Planning. Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0003Written examG U 3 4 53.50MandatoryS17
0004Compulsory group work/assignmentsU G#4.00MandatoryS17

Study guidance
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