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Operation and Maintenance Engineering

7.5 Credits, Course, master's level, D7004B
Maintenance engineering deals with failure prevention and function preservation during the design and operation phases of the product life cycle, through implementation of applicable and effective maintenance program.

Every engineered product degrades with age and usage and can fail. When a failure occurs, the severity of the consequences can be very significant – leading to safety, environmental, operational or economic consequence. This course is designed to give you the knowledge to identify maintenance requirements of an equipment, perform reliability analysis, assess related risks of failures and describe the role of the human factor in a safe and effective maintenance operation. You will also gain knowledge about how maintenance strategies and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) can be applied so that you can participate in the development of effective maintenance programs.

The course is based on classroom lectures, group discussions and project assignment and will be assessed based on a final written exam and the project assignments during the course. 


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Alireza Ahmadi

Alireza Ahmadi, Professor

Organisation: Operation and Maintenance, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 493047