M.E. Production & Industrial Engineering:Maintenance Planning and Control

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

  • Master
  • Patiala

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester

Manufacturing Engineering
Advance Metrology
Operation Research and Simulation
Quality Engineering
Research Methodology

Second Semester

Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Production and Inventory Control
Industrial Automation
Facilities Planning and Design
Emerging Trends in Management of Manufacturing Systems

Third Semester

Thesis (starts)

Fourth Semester


Maintenance Planning and Control

Maintenance Function, types and objectives, standard terminology. Organisation for maintenance. Concept of Tero Technology, maintainability, availability and reliability, Failure mechanism and modes. Features of various types of maintenance, break down Vs preventive maintenance. Designing a preventive maintenance policy, maintenance planning models, renewal theory and replacement analysis, spare parts controls, use of queuing theory in maintenance system design optimum maintenance policy, reliability based maintenance policies.

Elements & structure of maintenance information systems, maintenance documentation, computer aided plant maintenance, work order system and maintenance control, development of quantitative indices for measurement of maintenance effectiveness. Economic aspect of maintenance: Maintenance costs, maintenance expenses distribution and budgeting, approaches to maintenance cost reduction. Tribology and lubrication, selection and maintenance of bearings, condition monitoring techniques, corrosion and wear, their types and control.

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