units

MRE5006

Faculty of Engineering

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr Raymond Beebe

Synopsis

What CM is and its benefits. Techniques: visual inspection techniques. Non-destructive testing. Analysis techniques for wear debris/contaminants in lubricants; CM of electrical machines. Performance analysis and obtaining data: application to pumps, boilers, heat exchangers, steam turbines, air compressors. Vibration analysis: overall level, assessment of severity, frequency analysis, phase angle. Appreciation of balancing methods. Getting the condition monitoring program going: justification, resources available to help. Fault diagnosis techniques applied to maintenance activities.

Assessment

Assignments: 60%, Examination: 40%

Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Indra Gunawan

Contact hours

150 hours of study