Reliability and Maintenance Engineering - MANF4430

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

pre-requisite MATH2089

Equivalent: GSOE9840

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The course will introduce statistics, mathematics and associated techniques for analyzing an industrial process for the purpose of maintaining and improving it. Major disciplines covered include sensor hardware, data collection, data analysis including statistical process control, 6-sigma analysis and decision-making. The course focuses on developing experimental techniques using statistical methods to test the performance of the processes in a manufacturing industry. It lays the foundations for testing products, components, machinery and processes. This is necessary for the development of quality products. This leads to the development of quality assurance methods for products as well as the development and understanding of the reliability of the processes on the shop-floor. This is necessary to maintain maximum up-time and return-on-assets for a manufacturing facility.

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