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BH50A1300 Maintenance Management, 4 cr / 2.22 cu 
Code BH50A1300  Validity 01.08.2007 -
Name Maintenance Management  Abbreviation Maintenance Man 
Credits4 cr / 2.22 cu   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Juha Kaikko 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta 
Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 2 
Period  1-2 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Docent, D.Sc. (Tech.) Juha Kaikko, Professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Esa Vakkilainen


Upon completion of the course the student will be able to 1. identify the terminology used in maintenance management, 2. explain maintenance strategies, 3. describe failure mechanisms, 4. utilize the concepts of reliability and availability, 5. describe how maintenance management is organized in power industry, and 6. use maintenance information systems.


Terminology. Maintenance strategies and monitoring. Failure mechanisms and reliability. Organisation and functions of maintenance management. Preventive maintenance. Spare part management. Maintenance information systems.

Teaching Methods 

1st period: 12 h of lectures and case exercises. 2nd period: 6 h of lectures and case exercises. Written assignment. Written examination. Independent study approximately: Written assignment 32 h. Preparation for the examination 14 h and the examination 3 h. Studying given material 37 h.
Total workload 104 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  Yes 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0 - 5. Examination 70 %,written assignment 30 %.

Course Materials 

Crespo Márquez, A.: The Maintenance Management Framework: Models and Methods for Complex Systems Maintenance, Springer-Verlag, 2007.
Dhillon, B.S.: Engineering Maintenance: A ModernApproach, CRC Press, 2002.
Lecture notes.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  max 5 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  max 5 

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