Engineering Asset Maintenance Management

Venue: Best Western Abercorn Inn

Location: vancouver, BC, British Columbia, Canada

Event Date/Time: Apr 28, 2011 End Date/Time: Apr 29, 2011
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Engineering assets may refer to mining facilities, manufacturing facilities, telecommunication systems, vehicle fleets, power generation stations, and chemical processing facilities. These assets represent a significant amount of capital investment. Their management including maintenance plays a critical role to ensure effective utilization of their full capacity and their useful life, minimal costs in their operation and maintenance, and the best reliability and safety behaviour. Engineering Asset Maintenance Management is a 2-day short course that covers paradigms, concepts, strategies, and tools that are useful in effective maintenance management of engineering assets.


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Objective The objective of the course is to ensure that the attendees will be able to use maintenance management tools in their work to improve the effectiveness of their maintenance practice and ensure cost-effective operation of their organization’s engineering facilities. Target Audience Anyone whose job is related to ensuring effective operation of engineering facilities; Maintenance engineers; Maintenance technicians; Maintenance managers; Reliability engineers; Quality engineers; Project engineers; Production supervisors; Inventory control managers. Program Outline (1.2 CEUs / 12 PDHs) Day 1 Introduction; Maintenance objectives; Maintenance strategies; Maintenance paradigms; Maintenance organizations; Run-to-failure strategy related decisions; Capital asset replacement decisions; Preventive maintenance decisions; Time based; Usage based; Failure tolerance level; Spare parts inventory; Personnel requirement Day 2 Opportunistic Maintenance; Reliability characteristics; Item grouping; Optimal decision making; Condition Based Maintenance; Predictive maintenance; Condition monitoring; Fault detection, fault growth, degradation prediction; Condition monitoring techniques; Reliability centered maintenance; Total productive maintenance; Computerized maintenance management systems After Attending This Course You Will Be Able To: Find the economic life of a capital asset? Decide when to replace a capital asset? Choose what inventory levels of spare parts to keep? Select maintenance strategies: run to failure, preventive maintenance, time based, usage based, condition based? Know when to use opportunistic maintenance? Learn what condition monitoring tools are available? Instructor