Study Programme 2014 - 2015
Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety of Industrial Equipment
Course of the Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering programme, second year,
taught at the Faculty of Engineering.
CodeCompulsory/Optional
Course
Lecturer
in Charge
Associate
Lecturer
Substitute
Lecturer
I-GMEC-032compulsory coursedehombreux pierre--
Language of
instruction
Lecture
(h.)
Exercises
(h.)
Practicals
(h.)
Remediation
(h.)
CreditsInstruction
Staggering period
Français2100021

Learning outcomes

understand RAMS : reliability, availability, maintenability and safety of mechanical systems (with the point of view of the designer); apply methodologies to measure and optimize the availability and performance of production lines (with the point of view of the process/production engineer); understand technological and organisational aspects of industrial maintenance, from corrective maintenance to intelligent maintenance.

Contribution to skills profile for civil engineers

  • Demonstrate expertise and versatility in the sciences and technology
  • Adopt an applied scientific approach
  • Implement solutions
  • Plan and carry out projects in engineering
  • Master scientific and technical communication
  • Be a critical, reflexive and independent professional
  • Be a responsible person, in step with the stakes of society
  • Content

    maintenance organisation: CMMS, RCM (including FMEA), TPM, intelligent maintenance; maintenance policies (corrective, preventive, predictive); vibration analysis for fault detection; statistical reliability analysis (parametric models estimation); repairable and non repairable systems.

    Teaching methods

  • Lecture courses
  • Seminars
  • Use of software
  • Case studies
  • Mode of delivery

  • Face to face
  • Main teaching aids

    Main non reproducible aids

    Not applicable

    Complementary teaching aids

    Complementary non reproducible teaching aids

    Liliane Pintenlon, Frank Van Ouyvelde, Asset management. The maintenance perspective, Acco uitgeverij, 2013

    Other recommended reading

    Evaluations

    1st examination session assessment and weighting

    Oral examination with a theoretical part and an applied part (numerical solving of a problem with a written preparation and use of a computer). Maximum length: half-day.

  • Oral examination
  • BA1 resit examination assessment and weighting

    Not applicable

  • N/A
  • 2nd examination session assessment and weighting

    Oral examination with a theoretical part and an applied part (numerical solving of a problem with a written preparation and use of a computer). Maximum length: half-day.

  • Oral examination
  • Article 79 assessment and weighting

    Oral examination with a theoretical part and an applied part (numerical solving of a problem with a written preparation and use of a computer). Maximum length: half-day.

  • Oral examination
  • Pre-requisites

    basic knowledge of mechanical terminology; basic knowledge of failure modes; basic probability and statistics (distribution functions, ...).

    Co-requisites

    None

    Recommended optional programme Components

    Not applicable

    Langue(s) d'évaluation

  • Français