- One semester or equivalent
- 36 hours Face to Face + blended
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
2024 teaching periods
Higher Ed. Semester 2
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
Aims and objectives
This unit aims to develop student’s understanding and knowledge of maintaining engineering manufacturing, infrastructure facilities and other assets.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Identify and interpret types of engineering assets, life cycle of assets and reliability principle in design (K5, K6, S4, A1, A4, A5, A6)
2. Apply reliability-based maintenance concepts and plant reliability engineering methods for sustainable performance in asset/facility life cycle (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
3. Interpret and apply the concept of asset criticality (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
4. Interpret and use FMEA and FMECA analysis (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
5. Identify and classify Faults and Failures of assets and its components (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
6. Interpret and use RCM, FTA and RPN analysis (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
7. Develop maintenance analysis, maintenance programmes, performance measurements and reports using risk assessments, FTA, RCM, FMEA and RPN (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7)
Swinburne Engineering Competencies (A1-7, K1-6, S1-4): find out more about Engineering Skills and Competencies including the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies.