Maintenance Engineering 7.5 Credits

Second cycle, D7007B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Eva Gunneriusson 19 Jan 2016

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 16 Jun 2017

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

Entry requirements

At least 60 ECTS in one of the following areas: Maintenance Engineering, Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Civil Engineering or equivalent, and a minimum of 15 ECTS in mathematics.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide general knowledge about the theory and application of operation and maintenance engineering of system, process and infrastructure. Knowledge gained through this course can be applied for effective operation and maintenance.

  • Introduction to Maintenance Engineering, which includes the theory, process, and maintenance planning
  • Maintenance objective and strategy formulation
  • Maintenance and Asset Management standards
  • System approach to Maintenance Engineering
  • Maintenance and reliability, Supportability, Total Productivity Maintenance (TPM) Life Cycle Costing (LCC). Risk Analysis. Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) & Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Performance measurement and Benchmarking


Teaching consists of class room lectures, case study/group discussions, report writing and assignments.


To pass the course all assignments and the exam must be completed with a passing grade.

Uday Kumar

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2016 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Litterature will be given before course start

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

0001Written exam3.5G U 3 4 5
0002Assignment reports2.0G U 3 4 5
0003Case Study2.0G U 3 4 5

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.