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EG4013 - Asset Management, Maintenance and Reliability

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering

Asset management: describe the concepts, theory and methods of infrastructure management; identify asset performance requirements and manage asset management data; develop life cycle models for assets. Maintenance: provide an overview and introduction to the essential elements of an effective asset maintenance strategy. Reliability: introduce basic reliability concepts and methodologies.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop a general understanding of reliability engineering;
  • appreciation of asset management techniques;
  • development of an overall understanding of an effective asset maintenance strategy in an industrial organisation.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Prerequisites: (EG1000 AND EG1002 AND EG1010 AND EG1011 AND EG1012 AND MA1000 AND MA1003 AND (PH1005 OR EG1001)) OR 36 CREDIT POINTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EE4306 EG5031 ME4527

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Ling Yin.
Workload expectations:
  • 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.