Introduction: Definition and objectives, statistical concepts. Mathematics of failure:
Reliability concepts, fitting distribution to failure data. Maintenance management:
Investment decisions, maintenance profit impact. Maintenance structure: Preventive, time based, condition based, corrective, design out. Data analysis: Renewable, repairable systems, Laplace trend test, analysis methodology. Optimizing maintenance strategies: Replacement/overhaul age, inspection frequencies, capital replacement, simulation. Reliability-Centred Maintenance (RCM). Maintenance systems: Components, structure, computer methods. Tribology: Friction laws, lubrication theory, contamination control.
Maintenance Practice: Systems approach, management approach, modelling.